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JYOTHINATHESWARA TEMPLE

Jyothi, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India

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God

The main deity of this temple is Sri Jyothinatha swamy. Here Deity is an incarnation of Lord shiva and is in form of the Linga.

Goddess

The northern side of the temple is dedicated to the image of Goddess Menakshi.

Interesting Facts

  • Jyothi Sidheswara Swami Temple situated on the bank of the river Pennar.
  • This is only one of the Brahma temple in Kadapa District.

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
New APSRTC Bus Stand Nagarajupeta
28.6 KM 9959225774
Kadapa Railway Station
29.8 KM 9100992902
Tirupati International Airport
133 KM 0877-2275354

Architecture

Jyothi Sidheswara Swami Temple is facing towards East direction with 3-Tier (Ruins) Gopuram. The garbhagriha houses centred a linga placed in square panavattam. Vimana of the temple is three vimana crowned by a sala sikhara. The sikhara on either end has kirthimukha heads. The super structure Garbhagriha and the mukamanda walls are constructed with the brick.

Only one epigraph was found in the temple. The earliest epigraph dated in 1274 records the name of the Rakkasa. Gangarasadeva -1, Chinta Raminayaka had built the temple and gopura to the Lord Jyothinatha. The epigraphs of eight century AD refer to this place as a Saiva (Siva) Piligramage centre. This temple is situated south corridor of SriSailam. Later epigraphic and art activity at this place shows Siddavatam and Jyothinatha become influential Pasupata centres through the centuries. The Temple consists of a Mukamandapa, Antarala, Nandimandapa, Natyamandapa, and a Garbhagiriha. The Nandimandapa brick built has two chitrakhanda pillars. The entrance into the temple is through small nandimandapa. The mukamanda walls are constructed with brick and the antarala garbhagriha walls are built with stone. The entrance into the temple is through small Nandimandapa. The doorway into the antarala is chaturasakha variety. The roof of the antarala is very plain. The Nandimandapa brick built has two Chitrakhanda pillars.

Religious Significance

Jyothi Sidheswara Swami Temple was built in 8th Century A.D. by Chinta Raminayaka.

Temple Timings

Day Timings
All Days 06:00 AM - 07:00 PM

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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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Jyothi, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India

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