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SRI JONNAWADA KAMAKSHI MALLIKARJUNA SWAMY TEMPLE

Jonnawada, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Goddess

Goddess Kamakshi is main deity of this temple. She is an incarnation of Goddess Parvathi. Goddess Kamakshi idol is self-manifested (Swayambhu) in this place.

God

Lord Malikarjuna swamy is husband of Goddess Kamakshi.

Interesting Facts

  • Sri Jonnawada Kamakshi Mallikarjuna Swamy temple is located on the banks of Penna river.

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 (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.
  • Smo​king is strictly prohibited inside the Temple Premises.

transport connections

Name Distance Contact Number
Nellore APSRTC Bus Station
12 KM 0861-2372002
Nellore Railway Station
14 KM 0861 2336263
Tirupati International Airport
136 KM 0877-2275354

Architecture

Kasyapa installed three Yagna Gundam which are namely Daskhanagni, Aahananiyagni, Aaraspathyagni to perform Yagna. Lord Shiva was very much pleased with Kasyapa’s Yagna and emerged out of Yagna gundam in a Linga shape. It is mentioned in the SKANDAPURANA, that the place where Yagna is held is called Jannada, which later took the form as Jonnavada. Goddess Parvathi then reached Jonnavada in search of Lord Siva, Lord Siva requested Goddess to stay here at this place. On his request Goddess manifested herself in the idol form and started residing in the penna river. After that the temple name as Sri Jonnawada Kamakshi Mallikarjuna Swamy temple. This temple faces East direction. This temple has a Five tier Gopuram carved with images of gods and goddesses with Five Kalasams on top are made out of gold. A Dhwaja Stambham stands in the temple courtyard.

Temple entrance walls is engrossed with black marble about Astasakthi Peetamulu. There are 18 shakti peethas in the world one in Sri Lanka and the rest in India. After entering inside the temple, there will be Kalyan mandap (where marriages are performed), Balipeetam and Dhwajasthambam (Holy Pillar). The history of the temple was written on the many pillars inside. There is a lake near to temple which is called as Kasyapa Theertham, belief is that whoever takes dip here will be freed from committed sins in the present life.

Religious Significance

Kasyapa Prajapathi, son of Marichi, decided to perform a Yagna and started searching for the place in southern part of India. In search of the place he reached Rajathagiri which is located north to Penna river and decided to perform yagna here. Kasyapa installed three Yagna Gundam, which are namely, Daskhanagni, Aahananiyagni, Aaraspathyagni to perform Yagna. Lord siva was very much pleased with Kasyapa’s Yagna and emerged out of Yagna gundam in a Linga shape. It is mentioned in the SKANDA PURANA, that the place where Yagna is held is called Jannada, which later took the form as Jonnavada. Goddess Parvathi then reached Jonnavada in search of Lord Siva, Lord Siva requested Goddess to stay here at this place. On his request Goddess manifested herself in the idol form and started residing in the penna river. Later fishermen installed the idol on the banks of Penna river and started offering prayers, which caught in their fishing net.

Mahamuni Kasyapa Brahma in Tretayuga performed yagna to please Lord Mallikarjuna and hence it is called as Yagnavatika Jonnawada. Sri Mallikarujua Swammy & Kamakshi amma give to the several devotees their wishes, as their godhead, since that time, he has been conferring boons & its blessings on the devotees. Kamkshi is known to be a rebirth of Shakti. Brama Rusi Shri Kasyap Mahamuni had come to earth also known as Bhoolokam to conduct Yagna & chose the place of North vedadri to be the yagna vatika. When he completed his yagna, an illuminated light appeared which illuminated the whole of the earth. Later on it was realized that it was God Mallikarjuna who emerged from the flames of yagna.

History

During the 8th century, Aadi Sankaracharya on his way to Kailasagiri (one of the mountains of Himalayas) found that this idol is the manifestation of the Goddess Parvathi and installed the idol along with Lord Siva in the temple.

Temple Timings

Day Timings
All Days 05:00 AM - 01:00 PM 04:30 PM - 09:00 PM

Sevas

Suprabatha Seva
All Days
05:00 - 05:30
30 Mins
Vedaparayanamu
All Days
06:00 - 07:00
1 Hr 30 Mins
Alaya Suddhi-Nivedana
All Days
06:30 - 07:00
30 Mins
Vedaparayanamu
All Days
07:00 - 07:30
30 Mins
Nithya Kalyanotsavamu
All Days
10:30 - 12:00
1 Hr 30 Mins
Maha Nivedana
All Days
12:00 - 12:30
30 Mins
Alayasuddhi-Nivedana
All Days
16:30 - 18:00
1 Hr 30 Mins
Sarva Darshnam Starts
All Days
17:00 - 21:00
4 Hrs 30 Mins
Vedaparayanamu
All Days
17:00 - 17:30
30 Mins
Sarvadarshnam Ends
All Days
21:00 - 21:15
15 Mins
Ekantha Seva
All Days
21:15 - 21:30
15 Mins

Pooja

Pulakapu (Saree wearing to Ammavaru)
All Days
05:00 - 05:30
2
Adults
15 Mins
200.00/ Person
Asthotharam
All Days
07:00 - 07:30
2
Adults
15 Mins
10.00/ Person
Khadgamala
All Days
07:00 - 07:30
15 Mins
50.00/ Person
Khadgamala
All Days
10:30 - 12:30
15 Mins
50.00/ Person
Khadgamala
All Days
17:00 - 20:00
15 Mins
50.00/ Person
Sahasranamarchana
All Days
10:30 - 12:30
15 Mins
100.00/ Person
Laghunyasam
All Days
19:00 - 21:00
15 Mins
100.00/ Person
Mahanyasam
All Days
09:00 - 10:30
15 Mins
210.00/ Person
Navavarana
All Days
09:00 - 10:30
15 Mins
310.00/ 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
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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