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'''Fanaswadi'''<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> is a neighbourhood in </span>[[South Mumbai]] <span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> in the </span>[[Girgaon]] <span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> area. It is known for its temple devoted to the Hindu god, </span>Lord Venkatesh<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">. The name </span>''fanas''<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> is Marathi for </span>jackfruit<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">, probably pointing to a time when the trees grew abundantly here.The temple at Fanaswadi, Mumbai dedicated to the Lord of the Seven Hills Sri Venkateshwara was consecrated on 10 June 1927. The temple is known for its elegance and beauty with regard to its images, art and architecture, to mention but a few.It is only apt that the beautiful temple was the outcome of the dedicated effort of a great personage His Holiness the Jagadguru Prthivadi Bhayankaram Srimad Ananthacharya Swamiji Maharaj of Kanchi.</span>
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'''Fanaswadi'''<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> is a neighbourhood in </span>South Mumbai<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> in the </span>Girgaon<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> area. It is known for its temple devoted to the Hindu god, </span>[http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Lord_Venkatesh&action=edit&redlink=1 Lord Venkatesh]<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">. The name </span>''fanas''<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;"> is Marathi for </span>[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jackfruit jackfruit]<span style="color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;line-height:19.200000762939453px;">, probably pointing to a time when the trees grew abundantly here.The temple at Fanaswadi, Mumbai dedicated to the Lord of the Seven Hills Sri Venkateshwara was consecrated on 10 June 1927. The temple is known for its elegance and beauty with regard to its images, art and architecture, to mention but a few.It is only apt that the beautiful temple was the outcome of the dedicated effort of a great personage His Holiness the Jagadguru Prthivadi Bhayankaram Srimad Ananthacharya Swamiji Maharaj of Kanchi.</span>
 
==Consecration and Dravidian style of architecture==
 
==Consecration and Dravidian style of architecture==
 
<p style="line-height:19.200000762939453px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;">For the consecration of the temple, His Holiness brought from kanchi, one of the Panch Beras, which was in Puja in Yathok thakari Devasthanam(Kanchi), one of the 108 Divya Desas sung by the Alvars and also Sri Sudarsana from Tirunangur Devastanams. Both the idols were brought to Mumbai in a special palanquin on foot, performing Panchakala Aradhana on the entire route, with all the paraphernalia.</p>
 
<p style="line-height:19.200000762939453px;color:rgb(0,0,0);font-family:sans-serif;">For the consecration of the temple, His Holiness brought from kanchi, one of the Panch Beras, which was in Puja in Yathok thakari Devasthanam(Kanchi), one of the 108 Divya Desas sung by the Alvars and also Sri Sudarsana from Tirunangur Devastanams. Both the idols were brought to Mumbai in a special palanquin on foot, performing Panchakala Aradhana on the entire route, with all the paraphernalia.</p>
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