Lord Venkateswara

Lord Venkateshwara

Lord Venkateshwara of Tirupati is a famous Hindu deity. Every year millions of people throng to the hills of Tirumala to seek blessings of the Lord.

It is believed that Lord Venkateshwara resides at Tirumala with His consort Padmavathi. Lord Venkateshwara is also known by the name of Balaji, Srinivasa and Govinda.

Lord Venkateshwara is believed to be one of the richest deities of India. The myth about the riches of the Tirumala God says that Lord Srinivasa is still repaying the debt of His marriage to Goddess Padmavathi which he had taken from Kuber, from the donations made by devotees.

Lord Venkateshwara is deemed as a very powerful deity. It is said that the Lord fulfills all the wishes of an individual if the devotee asks with a true heart and strong determination. Many people ask for wishes to the Lord and then offer their hair at the temple when the wish is fulfilled.