Famous Temples in India

  • SRI KALYANA VENKATESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE | 01-03-2021 TO 10-03-2021 | Srinivasa Mangapuram Annual Brahmotsavams - 2021 1st Mar – Senadipathi Ustavam, Ankurarpanam 2nd Mar – Dwajarohanam, Peddasesha Vahanam 3rd Mar – Chinna Sesha vahanam, Hamsa Vahanam 4th Mar – Simha Vahanam, Muthyapu Pandiri Vahanam 5th Mar – Kalpavriksha Vahanam, Sarvabhupala Vahanam 6th Mar – Pallaki Ustavam (Mohini avataram), Garuda Vahanam 7th Mar – Hanumantha Vahanam, Vasantotsavam , Gaja Vahanam 8th Mar – Suryaprabha Vahanam, Chandra Prabha Vahanam 9th Mar – Rathotsavam, Aswa Vahanam 10th Mar – Chakra Snanam , Dwaja Avarohanam.
  • SRI KAPILESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE | 03-03-2021 TO 13-03-2021 | Sri Kapileswara Swamy Vari Brahmotsavams 2021 3rd Mar – Vinayaka Swamy on Mushika Vahanam , Ankurarapanam 4th Mar : Dwajarohanam , Hamsa Vahanam 5th Mar : Suryaprabha Vahanam, ChandraPrabha Vahanam 6th Mar : Butha Vahanam, Simha Vahanam 7th Mar : Makara Vahanam, Sesha Vahanam 8th Mar : AdhikaraNandi Vahanam, Tiruchi Ustavam 9th Mar : Vagyra Vahanam, Gaja Vahanam 10th Mar : Kalpavriksha Vahanam, Aswa Vahanam 11th Mar : Rathotsavam, Nandi Vahanam(Maha Shivaratri) 12th Mar : Purushamruga Vahanam, Kalyanotsavam , Tiruchi Ustavam 13th Mar : Trisulasnanam, Ravansura vahanam, Dwajavarohanam.
  • SRI BHRAMARAMBA MALLIKARJUNA SWAMY TEMPLE | 04-03-2021 TO 14-03-2021 | Srisailam Maha Shivaratri Brahmotsavams - 2021 March 4th : Ankurarpanam & Dwajarohanam March 5th : Brungi Vahana Seva March 6th : Hamsa Vahana seva March 7th : Mayuri Vahana Seva March 8th : Ravana Vahana Seva March 9th : PusphaPallaki Seva March 10th : Gaja Vahanam March 11th : Mahashivaratri, Prabotsavam, Nandi Vahana Seva , Lingodbhava Maha Rudrabhishekam, Pagalkarna, Kalyanotsavam March 12th : Rathotsavam,Teppotsavam March 13th : Purnahuthi,Vasantotsavam,Dwajarohana March 14th : Aswa Vahanam,Sayanotsavam, Phuspotsavam.
  • SRI KALAHASTHEESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE | 06-03-2021 TO 19-03-2021 | BRAHMOTSAVAMS OF SRI KALAHASTHEESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE 2021: 6th March – Bhakta Kanappa Dwajarohanam, 7th March – Swamivari Dwajarohanam, 8th March – Rendava Tirunallu (Bhuta Ratri), 9th March – Mudava Tirunallu (Gandarwa Ratri), 10th March - Nalugava Tirunallu (Naga Ratri), 11th March – Mahashivaratri, Nandi Seva, Lingodbavam, 12th March – Rathotsavam (Morning), Brahma Ratri ,Teppotsavam(Night), 13th March – Shivaparvatula Kalyanam (Skanda Ratri), 14th March – Sabhapati Kalyanam (Ananda Ratri), 15th March – Giri Pradakshina (Rushi Ratri), 16th March – Theertavari, Dwajavarohanam, 17th March – Pallaki seva (Night), 18th March – Ekanta Seva, 19th March – Abhishekam, Nityotsavam.
  • SRI MADURAI MEENAKSHI TEMPLE | 15-04-2021 TO 30-04-2021 | Madurai Chithirai Festival 2021 : Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwar Thiruvizha Schedule Dates - Thiru Kalyanam. April 15th - Chithrai Thiruvizha Kodiyetram (Flag hoisting) - Karpaga Vriksha , Simha Vahanam. April 16th - Bootha, Anna Vahanam. April 17th - Kailasa Parvadham, Kamadhenu Vahanam. April 18th - Thanga Pallakku. April 19th - Vedar Pari Leelai, Thanga Guthirai Vahanam. April 20th - Saiva Samaya Sthabitha Varalatru Leelai, Rishaba Vahanam. April 21st - Nantheekeshwarar, Yaali Vahanam. April 22nd - Sree Meenakshi Pattabhishekam, Velli Simhasana Ula. April 23rd - Sree Meenakshi Digvijayam, Indra Vimana Ula. April 24th - Sree Meenkashi Sundareshwar Thirukalyanam(Celestial Wedding),Yaanai Vahanam - Puspha Pallaku. April 25th - Thiru Ther - Therottam (Ratha Ustavam), Sapthavarna Chapram. April 26th - Theertham, Velli Virutchaba Seva April 27th - Sri Kallazhagar Vaigai Aatril Ezhuntharural - 1000 Ponsaprathudan, Night Saithyobacharam at Vandiyur. April 28th - Thirumalirunsolai Sri Kal Azhagar - Vandiyur Thenur Mandapam, Sesha Vahanam, Garuda Vahanam, Moksham For Manduga Maharishi, Dasavathara Katchi at Ramarayar Mandapam at Night. April 29th - Mohana Avatharam, Night Kallazhagar Thiru Kollam in Puspha Pallaku at Mysore Mandapam. April 30th - Sri Kal Azhagar Thirumalai Eluntharural.

AGASTHESHWARA SWAMY TEMPLE

Thondavada, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

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God

Agastheshwara Swamy is the main diety of this temple. The Lord is an incarnation of Lord Shiva. He is in form of Linga, installed by Agasthya Muni.

Goddess

Goddess Paravti is consort of Shiva. Here Parvati mata called by the name of Vallimata.

Interesting Facts

  • Temple is located near Swarnamukhi river.
  • The River next to temple, there is a footprint of Lord Sri Venkateswara (Swamy Vari Padhaalu).

Best Season To Visit

The best season to visit this temple is Winter season. The best months to visit are October to March.

Weather

Highest - April to June (40 °C during day and 20 °C during night)Average - May (35 °C during the day and 20 °C during night)Lowest - October to February (27 °C during day and 18 °C during night)Monsoon season - August 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 temple premises.
  • Chewing betel leaves, tobacco, gutka and spitting inside temple is strictly prohibited.

transport connections

Name Distance Contact Number
A.P.S.R.T.C. BUS STAND, Tirupati
15.2 KM 0877-2289900
Tirupati Railway Station
14 KM 0877-2225810
Tirupati International Airport
30 KM 0877-2275354

Architecture

The Shiva lingam in this temple was installed by Agasthya Muni and so it is called Agastheshwara Swamy temple. The temple facing with East direction and has a Dwaja Sthambham. Agastheswara swamy temple consists a Three - tier Gopuram.

The absence of niches on the walls, niches with griva with nandis at the corners. This temple has an inscription engraved on its wall. It is dated in the 31st year of Kulothunga Chola, but this not a foundation inscription. This inscription may be helpful at best in setting the latter limit i.e.1100-01 A.D. for its foundation. Just Opposite to temple there is a mandapam built in the middle of river. There is a tank outside the compound for the convenience of visiting pilgrims.

Religious Significance

Sage Agasthya performed penance here for Lord Shiva. As per Legends, after getting marriage Lord Srinivasa being told by sage Agasthya stayed at his ashram. He performed nitya pooja to Lord Shiva in this place, which is nothing but present day “Mukkoti Agastheshwara swamy temple”. Sage Agasthya performed penance here for Lord Shiva and caused the origin of River ”Swarnamukhi ” from this place.

History

This temple was construction during the time of Rajendra-I. Rajaraja-III was contriubuted for this temple.

Temple Timings

Day Timings
All Days 06:00 AM - 01:30 PM 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Sevas

Suprabhatam
All Days
06:00 - 07:00
1 Hr

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Airports

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
MGBS 35 KM
CBS 28 KM
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
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Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757

Local Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Local Transport 5 KM 9546858757
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Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
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AGASTHESHWARA SWAMY TEMPLE

Thondavada, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

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