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Proddatur, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India



The main deity of this temple is Mukthi Rameshwara. He is an incarnation of Lord Shiva. The Saikata Lingam stands 56 inches high and still has the finger prints of Lord Sri Rama on it. Here Lord Shiva is in Lingam Form and the deity installed by Lord Srirama.


Goddess Sri Raja Rajeswari Devi.

Interesting Facts

  • The temple is closely situated to the banks of the river Penna.

Best Season To Visit

The best season to visit the temple is Winter season. The best months to visit are September to February.


Highest - April to June (38 °C during day and 22°C during night)Average - May (33.7 °C during the day and 25 °C during night)Lowest - October to February (26 °C during day and 17 °C during night)Monsoon season - June to September

Dress Code

  • For men the dress code is Shirt & Trouser, Dhoti or Pyjamas with upper cloth.
  • For women the preferred dress code is saree or half-saree with blouse or chudidhar with pyjama and upper cloth.
  • Shorts, mini-skirts, middies, sleeveless tops, low-waist jeans and short-length T-shirts are not allowed.

Do's & Dont's

  • Do bathe and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do respect ancient customs and co-piligrims while at temple.
  • Smoking and drinking is prohibited in this temple.
  • Chewing betel leaves, tobacco, gutka and spitting inside temple is strictly prohibited.

transport connections

Name Distance Contact Number
4.2 KM 0866-2570005
Yerraguntla Junction
13 KM 1800111139
Tirupati International Airport
192 KM 0877-2275354


Mukthi Rameswaram to perform pooja, Rama had installed Siva Linga and performed Abhishekam. From then on this Kshetram is popular as Ramalingeswara Swamy Ksehtram. As Ravana was killed by Sri Rama, he attained ‘Mukthi’. Hence this place is also called as Mukti Rameswaram. Mukthi Rameswaram temple is facing towards in East direction. Gopuram is built by the famous King of Vijayanagara Empire Sri Krishna Devaraya. The Gopuram stands at a five storied height with several images of Gods such as Kumara Swami, Durga Devi, Ganapathi and idols of Lord Siva and Parvathi, Vishnu on his Garuda Vahanam, Krishna with Kaliya serpent sculptured on it. The temple has a Dhwaja Stambham. Inscriptions written on the walls, According to inscriptions written on the walls, this temple was built by Sri Krishan Devaraya in 16th century. The walls and pillars of the temple are embellished with intricate carvings. Shiva Lingam made out of Sand.

Religious Significance

While on the way to Ayodhya, Rama decided to halt their journey here as sun is setting. Sri Rama wants to offer prayers to Shiva at the early hours, to get rid of his sin in Killing Ravana. Ravana is a brahmin so he needs to get rid of Brahmatti Dosham (Killing a brahmin). Sri Rama ordered Hanuman to bring Shiva Linga from Kasi. Hanuman who left to Kasi to bring Siva Lingam could not return within pooja time. To perform pooja within time, Rama had installed Siva Linga and performed Abhishekam, which he made out of Sand. Mukthi Rameswaram temple was built in 16th century by Sri Krishana Devaraya and the temple was renovated between 2005-10. In this Temple, Jagadguru Adi Sankaracharya has installed a "Sri Chakra Yantram".

Temple Timings

Day Timings
All Days 05:00 AM - 09:00 PM



Airport Name Distance
Shamshabad 40 KM
Lorem Ipsum 12 KM

Railway Stations

Railway Station Name Distance
Secunderabad 10 KM
Nampally 12 KM
Begumpet 6 KM
Lingampally 20 KM

Bus Stations

Bus Station Name Distance
kukatpally 20 KM
Lingampally 30 KM
Uppal 35 KM

Private Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Private Transport 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757

Local Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Local Transport 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757

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