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  • 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.

PRASANNA VENKATESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE

Appalayagunta, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, India

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God

The presiding deity of this temple is Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu facing East direction. Here the Lord idol is 7 feet high with Four arms, the upper two arms hold Shanka and Chakra while the lower hands portrays “Abhaya mudra” and “Varada mudra”.

Goddess

Sri Padmavathi, Sri Andalamma shrines are in temple courtyard. They are consorts of Lord Venkateswara Swamy. Sri Padmavathi idol is 3ft in sitting position with 4 hands, located at left side of main deity. Sri Andalamma idol is standing position with 2 hands, located at right side of main deity. The idol of Sri Andal Ammavaru was installed by Lord Brahma in this temple.

Interesting Facts

  • Gold ornaments will be brought from Tirumala during Brahmosthavam.

Best Season To Visit

The best season to visit Appalyagunta is the Winter season. The best months to visit are October to March.

Weather

Highest - March to July (42 °C during day and 20 °C during night)Average - May (40 °C during day and 20 °C during night)Lowest - November to February (27 °C during day and 18 °C during night)Monsoon season - August to November

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.
  • These rules are applicable for foreigners also. 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
13 KM 0877-2289907
Tirupati Railway Station
13 KM 0877-2225810
Tirupati International Airport
21 KM 0877-2275354

Architecture

Lord Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy with "ABHAYA HASTA" here, So this temple named as Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy. The temple is Dravidian style of architecture and faces East direction. The temple consists of a 3 tier gopuram with 5 kalasas. Temple has 2 prakarams (temple walls), Wooden Dhwaja Stambham with copper plates with Gold covering on it. Temple contains two mandapas that is Mukha mandapam, Garuda mandapam. Garuda mandapam hosts a beautiful idol of Garuda joining his hands with obedience and is seen facing the Lord’s idol. One more prakaram (corridor) is located around 10 feet inside main prakaram.

Temple pond named Amruta Sarovaram is infront of the temple. Temple is built with Granite stone and deity is made of Saligrama Sila.

Religious Significance

This is the place where the Lord Venkateswara Swamy graced the conglomeration of Sri Siddeshwara and other sages on the occasion of his marriage. As the temple was the place for the Lord's union with his consort Sri Padmavathi ammavaru, here he is considered the most pleasant and granting. The pilgrims believe that a glimpse of this Lord will fulfill wish since the Lord is in Abhaya Hasta posture. Another important feature of this ancient temple is the presence of Lord Vayu – Wind God who liberates devotees suffering from chronic diseases. This temple comes under Venkata Chala Mahatyam. 

History

Temple built by Sri Venkata Perumalaraju Brahmadeva Maharaj in 1232 A.D. For every 12 years there will be some renovation. We can see the major contributions of Karveti Nagara Kings in the inscriptions of the temple.

Temple Timings

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

Sevas

Abhishekam
Friday
07:00 - 08:00
1
Adults
1 Hr
30.00/ Person
Unjala Seva
05:30 - 06:30
1 Hr
Suprabatham
05:00 - 06:00
1 Hr
Thomalaseva
06:45 - 07:30
45 Mins
Ekantha Seva
20:45 - 21:00
15 Mins

Pooja

Kalyanotsavam
07:00 - 08:00
2
Adults
15 Mins
300.00/ Person

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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
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Local Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Local Transport 5 KM 9546858757
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Natural stone formation

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Trekking NAGALAPURAM TREKKING
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