• 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.

SRI CHENNAKESAVA SWAMY TEMPLE

Tallapaka, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Sri Chenna Kesava Swamy is the main deity of this temple. Here lord is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

Interesting Facts

  • A unique temple with in this temple premises is that of the Sudarshanachakra containing the idol of the Sudarshanachakra of Lord Vishnu as well as that of Lord Santanagopalakrishna together.
  • The rare temple of Lord Garuthmantha also located in the premises of the Chennakesavaswamy temple.

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 depot Rajampet
6.7 KM 9959225775
Railway Station Rajampet
3.1 KM 9100992909
Tirupati International Airport
89.4 KM 0877-2275354

Architecture

Sri Chenna Kesava Swamy temple has a Gopuram and Dhwaja Stambham.

History

Sri Chenna Kesava Swamy temple was built 1000 years old by Matti Rajas. The village has the distinction of being the birth place of Saint Annamacharya the famous composer of devotional songs on Lord Venkateswara who made invaluable contribution to music and literature during the 15th century. He composed more than Thirty two thousand devotional Hymns – Sankeerthanas. These Keerthanas were set to Carnotic style of music and are very popular throughout India. Annamacharya’s Wife Timmakka is the first poetess in Telugu literature. She composed ‘Subhadra kalyanam’. The sons and grand children of Annamacharya were all born poets who continued their writings in the footsteps of Annamacharya. Kadapa district’s name is glorified by the efforts of ‘Tallapaka Poets’.

Local Beliefs & Local Customs

During the month of Karthika, a holy time in November when married women pray for the long life of their husbands and give offerings to the lord.

Temple Timings

Day Timings
All Days 06:00 AM - 12:30 PM 04:00 PM - 08:30 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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SRI CHENNAKESAVA SWAMY TEMPLE

Tallapaka, Kadapa, Andhra Pradesh, India

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