Maharaj Agrasen was born as the eldest son to the Suryavanshi King Ballabh of Pratapnagar, about 5185 years ago, during the Dwapar Yug.Maharaja Agrasen was a legendary Indian king of Agroha in India, a city of traders, from whom the Agrawal and Agrahari community are descent.Agrasena is widely believed to be contemporary to Lord Krishna and his birth year is assumed to be 3124 BCE.Agrasen was a vysya king of the Solar Dynasty who adopted Vanika dharma for the benefit of his people.King Agrasen is the elder brother of Shoorsen Vrishni and elder grand father of Balarama and Krishna Vrishni of Mahabharata, descendant of King Yayati of Khandavprastha.Read More!
Balaji generally refered as Venkateswara is also known as Srinivasa. Balaji and Venkatachalapati is a form of the Hindu God Lord Vishnu. There are many religious temples of Sri Balaji in Pune (Pashan), Mehandipur (Rajasthan), Punrasar(Rajasthan), Salasar (Rajasthan) and many more but the most visited is Tirupati Balaji. Tirupati is said to be the home of Swami Balaji. This temple is believed to be a place where Lord Venkateshwara married Padmavathy.Everyday, a kalyana utsavam celebrates the divine union in a celebration. Even today, during the Brahmotsavam at the temple, turmeric, kumkum and a sari are sent from the temple to Tiruchanur, the place of residence of Padmavathy. So one should visit Tiruchanur while visiting tirupati.Read More!