Balaji Temple

It is said that imitation is the highest form of adulation. Taking inspiration from Balaji temple at Tirupati, artists have made an effort to built temple on the lines of great Venkateshwara temple at Tirupati. The temple at Nerul is the outcome of the respect that Balaji commands in India. Balaji Temple at Nerul, stands as an exact replica of the Balaji temple at Tirupati. The construction of the temple has been done on the principles of Shipshastras- an ancient architectural science of India.
Based on this science the main temple is surrounded by various other small temples. At Nerul one can find main temple surrounded by temples like Vidya Ganapati temple, hanumana temple, Ramanuja temple, etc.
Architecture As one enters the temple complex, the very first thing that catches the attention of eyes is Bali Peetham and the tall Dhwaja stamba. Moving further, a flight of steps leads to the hall Tiru Mamani Mantapam. The hall houses images of two doorkeepers-Jaya and Vijaya , who guard the sanctum sanctorum. The structure of the Mani Mantapam is of Cement Concrete following modern architectural practices and is meant for hoisting various temple and religious activities.
The cement Concrete surfaces are being dubbed with exquisitely carved granite stones. The Ardha Mantapam and Garbha Griham are constructed in granite stones, following the Aagama / Silpa sastras by Sthapathies.