Yea, yea his anxiety is to see Balaji seems enkindled and he may likely run to
the temple instantly leaving us here."
Exactly so, let us hurry up to the sanctum right now"
reaction! But you must know Master Benarji that you will be pushed on and
dragged out by scores of well attired temple staff without allowing your looking
at it a minute even leisurely. Your scanning the whole archamurthi must be done
in a split second. So listen carefully to the items you have to observe from
head to foot of that Divyamangalarupa Balaji Vigrah."
Timely caution sir, as my friend informed that in a fleeting second we have to
feast our eyes with that exquisitely adorned
image with colourful long garlands and dazzling jewels."
" Why such
Good question! like us there are nearly 30,000 pilgrims on an average a day
moving in a long serpentine queue after waiting in the queue complex for 10 to
14 hours minimum, to entering into the inner most part called Sayana Mandapa,
the point from which we have to avail the darsan. Mark it! even the special
ticket holders too are treated alike, both during festival days and ordinary
" Then tell
us uncle the items to be observed intently?"
Of the special features to be the observed one should not miss noticing the
position of hands, adornment of chest together with the white mark on the