ShreeBalaji MandirDateline: Shree Balaji Mandir-Charkop
The temple of Shree Balaji Mandir is located at Charkop, Kandivali (West). It is claimed to be the second home place of lord venkateshwara after Tirupati Temple. Every month abhishekham is performed of shree balaji, The abhishekham is performed on Shravana Nakshatra. Lord Shree Balaji is offered arghyam, padhvam, etc. followed by applying scented oil (Attar) on Shree Balaji. Then turmeric paste is applied on Lord Balaji, then the idol is bathed with perfumed water. Meanwhile Purusha Sukta, Sri Sukta, Bhu Sukta, Shanti Panchakam and brahma Smahita are sung by the priest of our Shree Balaji Temple, Charkop. Then the lord of wealth is dressed up and garlands are offered. Vaikunth Ekadashi is the event celebrated at Lord Balaji Temple. Vaikunta Ekadashi is the ekadashi that is observed in the shukla paksha of dhanurmas as per the Hindu Calender. Believers claim that the temple is built considering the shilpa shashtra, agama shashtra and vastu shashtra becomes the wish full-filler one. Devotees arrive here to fulfill their wishes and to be blessed.