The ancestor of Shri Mahantji started puja and arti regularly. In early days of puja some miscreants tried to dig out the deity but they could not reach the bottom of the statue as it is the part of the hill ” Kanak Bhoodharakar Shareera”. There is small pot in feet of deity . The water in this pot never dries due to continuous flow of water from left side of chest of statue of lord Shri Balaji .
Sri Mehandipur Balaji is famous deity of Mehandipur Balaji temple in Dausa, Rajasthan. The name Balaji is applied to Sri Hanuman in several parts of India because the childhood (Bala in Hindi or Sanskrit) form of the Lord is especially celebrated there.Thousands of devotees of Lord Shri Balaji comes every day to Mehandipur Balaji to pay homage. It is the belief that lord Shri Balaji not only cure the “sankat” but also provide “riddi and Siddi”. As the legend goes, around 1000 years ago the images of lord Shri Balaji, Shri Pretraj Sarkar and Shri Bhairav dev appeared in the valley of the hills of Aravali range.The appearance of Lord Shri Balaji in Arawali hills is chamatkar of this saga. Shri Ganesh Puri ji Maharaj was 11th Mahant of this temple. Earlier this area was thick and dense forest, full of wild animals. The ancestor of Shri Mahantji saw the lila of Shri Balaji in dreams indicating three divine deity and magnificent temple. He also heared divine voice ordering “get up and be prepared for my duty”. But he was unable to see any one. Ultimately Lord Shri Balaji appeared before him and ordered “Take duty of serving me”.