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Salasar Balaji Guide

A temple in Salasar near Sujangarh in Churu, Rajasthan, is the Salasar Balaji or the Salasar Dham. Dedicated to Hanuman’s second name Balaji, this temple attracts countless devotees year-round. The temple in Salasar Dham is in the centers of the temple of Chatu Shyamji and the temple of Rani Sati (Jhunjhunu) Dadiji and the temple of the Salasar Dham. They are all situated near each other. The splendid temple was built in 1754 and is now known as a shakti that (powerful place) where every request is fulfilled. Lord Hanuman’s idol here is considered Swayambhu. It is believed that a farmer found a unique icon of Hanuman in Samara in 1811, on Shravan Shukla-Navami, while plowing the ground. Devotes from far away come into this place.

How to reach Salasar Balaji

By Road: Rajasthan State Road Transportation Corporation runs coaches etc. to major cities such as Jaipur, Delhi, and Bikaner.

By Air: You can reach Salasar Balaji from Indian Airlines and Jet Air flights. In 3-4 hours, you can reach Salasar Balaji from Jaipur by taxi or bus.

By Train: If you like the train, Sujangarh, Sikar, Ratangarh, and Didwana are the closest railway station to reach here.

Best time to visit Salasar Balaji

Jayanti Hanuman

Hanuman Jayanti, the god of winds, and Anjana, a monkey god popular in India, are celebrated to commemorate Hanuman’s birth. It is held during the Chaitra era and is particularly important for Brahmacharis and wrestlers. Hanuman was a fiery Rama devotee and is worshipped for his unshakable devotion to the Deity. 

Rama Navami

The birth of Rama or Ramachandra is celebrated by Ramanavami. On the ninth day of the bright two weeks of the Hindu month of Chaitra the festival will be celebrated. On this day, through Kaushalya’s wife Dasharatha, Vishnu was incarnated as Rama. It coincides with the Vasanta Navaratri and in many parts of India, it is a nine-day festival. In ancient texts and literature, it is mentioned.

Tuesday

Lord Ganesha, Durga, Kali Goddess, and Lord Hanuman are devoted Tuesday. Devi and Hanuman Shrines visit most devotees. Devotees visit on Tuesday as it is considered to be a special day of hanuman.

Saturday

The Lord Shani’s poor impact is to be relieved on Saturday. The Vrat is observed primarily by those who trust in Hindu astrology on this day. Black is the color of Shani or Navagraha and on the day people, people visit here. Talking about Shani or Sani to a Hindu and the first reaction is the fear of it then the mention of ill effects and troubles Saturday Fasting is advised.

Famous places to visit Salasar Balaji

Shri Mohan Das Ashram

The Shri Mohan Das Ji Ashram is an illustrious Great Man, born on 14 Nov 19, 1919, gave his two-year-old son to the Swami Balak. His father Bal Singh Rana was a pious guy and after the death of Swami Balak Das Ji, Swami Mohan Das Ji moved into the Ashram of Swami Charan Das Ji and remained there until he eventually decided to do penance in the forest of the tallest of Alwar’s and Jaipur’s forests. This is a very precious place.

Ratangad  Fort

Ratangad is a fort in Rajasthan in India with a view on one of the oldest artificial catchment areas. The fort is about 400 years old and sometimes covered in November by floral plants. Also known as the fort of jewels, Ratangad fort is a very beautiful and a famous tourist place.

Jaharveer Goga Ji Janm Bhumi

A folk deity worshipped in northern India in particular Rajasthan, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Uttarakhand, Punjab region, Uttar Pradesh, Jammu, and Gujarat, is the Gogaji (always known as Goga, Jahar Veer Gogga, Gugga Pir, Gugga Jaharpir, Gugga Chohan, Gugga Rana, Duggan Bir, and Raja Mandlik. He is a heroic warrior in the city, a saint, and a snake-god who is venerated. Although there are references to him in Rajasthan’s folklore, Gogga historical knowledge is limited except that of Daderawa (now Rajasthan) and the Prithviraj Chauhan contemporaries. Devotees of goji visit this place.

Sethani Ka Johara

It was the first Marwari Shekhawati’s ‘Crorepati’ (multi-millionaire) that built Sethani ka Johra (The Reservoir of the rich Lady) by Bhagwandan’s wife, Bagla. The lake was created during the awful ‘Chappania Akal’ Indian starvation of 1899-1900, a relief project. Birds and mammals like Nilgai are drawn to the watershed by the water body. Some Churu village elders state that the Johra water had never dried up until now. This is a famous historic place. 

Tal Chapar Sanctuary

Tal Chhapar Shrine is a sanctuary in Churu district in the Shekhawati region of India, in north-west Rajasthan. It is also renowned for its blackbucks and several birds. The sanctuary is located on a road from Ratangarh to Sujangarh 210 km from Jaipur on the outskirts of a Greater Indian Desert. The sanctuary of Tal Chhapar is situated in the district of Churu, Sujangarh Tehsil. The hotel is located at 85 km from Churu and approximately 132 km from Bikaner on the state Nokha-Sujangarh highway.

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