Balajipuram Temple in Betul
But the real special attraction of this temple is that it is built purely in South Indian architectural style. In fact it is probably the most beautiful South Indian temple in entire Central India region. Thousands of laborers from South India were hired and imported to Betul to construct this temple in pure South Indian style.
Main Attractions of Balajipuram TempleThis temple though is not very old. It was inaugurated only in year 2001, but in less than two decades it has went on to become one of the most renowned temples of Madhya Pradesh state. The main deity of this huge temple is of course Rukmani Balaji, but there are 7 more small temples in the entire complex. Out of which 3 of them dedicated to Lord Hanuman, Navagraha, and Saint Shirdi Sai Baba are located outside the main building, while other 4 dedicated to Lord Ganesh, Radha-Krishna, Goddess Durga and Lord Shiva are located inside the main building complex. Besides the temples, there is of course surrounding lush greenery that has given this temple such scenic beauty. And dotting this lush green surrounding is a huge fountain that accommodates 10 small fountains in it. This fountain is in fact so huge that it stretches from outside gate to main temple building. Its beauty and grandeur certainly overwhelms all the visiting devotees and tourists.
How to Reach Balajipuram Temple ? Balajipuram Temple is located just 8 kms away from Betul Railway Station. One can easily avail taxi and auto from Betul station to reach Balajipuram. One can also choose to travel via road. This temple is located on National Highway no 69 (Bhopal – Nagpur highway), but our advice is that traveling via train is by far the best option. It is also important to bring to notice that the temple management also provides rooms for accommodation. Rooms available are A/C as well as non A/C.
Overall, visit to Balajipuram Temple will not just offer you spiritual solace but also lot of recreation and joy. It is indeed one of those few religious places of Madhya Pradesh where one can immerse oneself in religious devotion and also enjoy nice picnic with family.