• SRI VENKATESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE | 25-12-2020 TO 25-12-2020 | VAIKUNTA EKADASI - Darshanam in Tirumala is expected to take more time on 25-12-2020 due to Vaikunta Ekadashi.

AGASTHESVARA SWAMI TEMPLE

Proddatur, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India

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God

The main deity of this temple is Agastheswara swamy. Here Lord is an incarnation of Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva is in form of Linga with 3 feet and installed by Agasta Muni.

Goddess

Raja Rajeswari devi is standing position and two hands stretched, with Kamala flowers (Lotus) in right hand.

Best Season To Visit

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

Weather

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
APSRTC BUS STAND Proddatur
2 KM 9701450229
Proddatur Railway Station
4.5 KM 7995087667
Tirupati International Airport
191 KM 0877-2275354

Architecture

Agastheya Mahamuni consecrated the Sivalinga in proddatur. So, it become famous as Agasthasvasvami temple. The temple facing towards East and the vimana of the temple is one tala built of Dravidian style. There are four Gopurams on four sides of the temple. The temple has a Dhwaja Stambham. In garbhagriha the shrine an image of Aagstheysva is three feet high and bells also arranged on the top of the linga in square panavattam. The mukamandapa walls are plain. The eight pillars, four pillars in two rows are in mukamandapa.

History

Agasthesvara Swami temple was built in 8th Century A.D. by Telugu cholas. The Temple was renovated in 1498 A.D. The Vijayanagara king Ummadi Narasimharaya Chief Narasanayaka (Dondanayaka) developed the temple. The mainbase of this temple is puttaparthi Narayana charyulu who wrote Sivatandavam kavya. He medidated on sitting on the stones in the middle of temple and done one hundred one Pradakshina and completed the kavya.

Local Beliefs & Local Customs

The visit of the Agasthesvarasvami temple can cleans all sins at under the end of the path liberation.

Temple Timings

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

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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
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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AGASTHESVARA SWAMI TEMPLE

Proddatur, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India

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