In Churu district of Rajasthan, is a small village called Salasar. In this village, there is a statue of Hanuman which has beard and mustache too. It is believed that this Hanuman statue was found by a farmer while walking around a field. The idol has been placed on a gold throne now.
Shri Salasar Balaji Temple in Salarasar, Rajasthan is a Siddhpeeth Shri Hanuman Ji Temple. This is the place where Lord Hanumanji is worshipped in a different form or idol than the regular form we know. At this place, Hanuman ji or Bala Ji is a prayed in a Human Face Idol with mustaches and beard. This is a place proven for the past centuries to have been fulfilling the wishes of millions of pilgrimage from around different parts of Rajasthan and Western India and Eastern Pakistan (Formerly India).
The idol is said to be retrieved by a Jaat farmer from one of the villages of Rajasthan called Ambota. The idol was found by that Jaat farmer in his farm and then forwarded by the Thakur of Asota to Pandit Mohandas Maharaj in Salasar.
It is a faith here that getting happy with the great bhakti of Shri Mohandas Ji Maharaj, Shri Ram Bhakt Hanuman appeared in the form of this great idol of Shri Balaji from the earth in the village Asota in the year Samwat 1811(1754 AD) Vikrami Shrawan Shukla Navmi Shanivaar. There after constructing the temple of Shri Balaji in the year Samwat 1815 with the help of his disciple Shri Uday Ram and his relatives and giving them the responsibilities of this temple/ mandir took Jeevit Samadhi. Read the complete history/ legend of Salasar Balaji, how the idol of Shri Hanuman got this roop of Salasar Balaji and why Shri Mohan Das Maharaj is considered the foremost devotee of Shri Balaji Maharaj.
How to Reach
One can either land at Delhi or Jaipur from any part of the country by Rail / Road / Air and from there, one can reach Salasar Balaji.
Indian Airlines and Jet Air are having flights up to Jaipur, from where it is 3.5 hours drive in Taxi or Bus.
Delhi - Jaipur - Sikar - Salasar Daily bus services from Delhi - Jaipur - Delhi are operated by DTC, Haryana Roadways and Rajasthan Roadways.
Jaipur - Choumu - Ringas - Sikar - Salasar Balaji (approx. 150 kms.)
Siker, Jaipur nearest railhead to Salasar Balaji. From Delhi - Jaipur: From Old Delhi Station : Ashram Exp., Ahmedabad Delhi Mail, Inter-city Exp. From New Delhi Station : Ahmedabad Rajdhani Exp. (Sat), New Delhi-Ajmer Shatabdi Exp.