Monday, October 20, 2008

Prati-Balaji temple - Ketkawale

Coordinates for Prati-Balaji temple - Ketkawale (Pune)
18°15'24"N   73°55'57"E 

Lord Venkateshwara Charitable & Religious Trust, Ketkawle (Pune)

Temple timings 05.00 am to 8.00 pm

Daily Pooja schedule and timings from Monday to Sunday

05.00 am to 05.30 am : Suprabhatam
06.30 am to 08.15 am : Morning Pooj
10.00 am to 11.15 am : Afternoon Pooja
06.00 pm to 07.15 pm : Evening pooja
08.00 pm Onwards : Shuddhi, Ekantseva

Darshan close timings (approximate)

07.30 am to 08.15 am : Daily Naivedyam
10.30 am to 11.15 am : Daily Naivedyam
09.00 am to 09.30 am : Saliampu - Netradarshan (Thrusday only)
05.00 pm to 05.30 pm : Poolangi Seva (Thrusday only)
08.15 am to 10.15 am : After Abhishekam (Friday only)

Friday special programe
07.30 am to 08.00 am : Abhishekam
05.00 pm to 05.45 pm : Unjalseva

On days of Special functions Pooja timings may alter

Location map for Prati-Balaji / Prati-Tirupati temple is added at the end of this post

This Sunday we visited the Prati-Balaji temple or prati-tirupati temple at Ketkawale . It is really beautiful temple and maintained very well. Everyone gets Prasad from the temple any time you visit. There is Annachhatra facility at 12am to 2 pm and evening 8pm to 9 pm. It is necessary to keep away your mobiles while entering into the temple.

Photograph from the front of Prati Balaji temple

Prati Balaji temple - Ketkawle near PuneComplete view of Prati Balaji temple - photo captured from the parking lot
Prati Balaji temple - Ketkawle near PuneBeauty of Prati Balaji -temple during night time, captured by me from the main road, while returning from Narayanpur

Prati Balaji temple - Ketkawle near Pune night viewNaga-Devata

Prati Balaji temple - Ketkawle near Pune
How to reach from Chinchwad :

Chinchwad --> Sinhgad Bridge (get on to new Pune-Satara bypass highway)

Sinhgad Bridge --> Tunnel (use new by-pass tunnel)

After crossing Tunnel - Khed Shivapur Toll Plaza

Khed Shivapur --> Phata - keep going towards Satara

Take left turn at Kapurhol-Phata and go ~2.5 kms for Ketkawale, Prati-Balaji or Prati-Tirupati temple.

total journy took @ 1.5 hours from Chinchwad and ~70 kms distance.

Here is a map showing location of Prati-Balaji (Prati-Tirupati) temple at Ketkawale

map to Prati Balaji temple - Ketkawle near Pune

You can also locate Prati-Balaji (Prati-Tirupati) temple location at wikimapia just visit this link :-

or goto directly google maps by clicking map below

View Larger Map
Here is a map from Mumbai to Prati-Bajali temple (Approx distance ~190 kms)

Organized by Lord Veankateshwara Charitable and Religious Trust
Lord Shri Balaji's Marriage Ceremony
Prati Balaji temple - Ketkawle near Pune