Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple, Rishikesh

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Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple remains a temple dedicated to Lord Balaji, an incarnation of Vishnu. The temple was built in 1972 in typical South Indian architectural style that features richly adorned white exterior. Legend has it that the god is unable to return to his heavenly abode unless he pays his earthly debt to another Hindu god Kubera, the treasurer of wealth. To observe the local rituals, in which devotees offer to repay Lord Balaji's debt, time your visit during the festival in May. Plan to see Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple and other attractions that appeal to you using our Rishikesh trip planner.
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  • dedicated to lord venkateshwar, this is built in a typical south indian style of architecture with white exteriors.  more »
  • Properly built in the south Indian style and a change for me in Rishikesh. Venkateswara Swamy temple was a short visit and it was on the way from Rishikesh bus stop to Laxman jhula. I still remember.....  more »
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  • Venkateswara Temple is a landmark Vaishnavite temple situated in the hill town of Tirumala at Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Sri Venkateswara, an incarnation of Vishnu, who is believed to have appeared here to save mankind from trials and troubles of Kali Yuga. Hence the place has also got the name Kaliyuga Vaikunthamand the Lord here is referred to as Kaliyuga Prathyaksha Daivam. The temple is also known by other names like Tirumala Temple, Tirupati Temple, Tirupati Balaji Temple. Lord Venkateswara is known by many other names: Balaji, Govinda, and Srinivasa.[2]
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