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Temples

Yellamma Temple, Balkampet

Telangana, Ranga Reddy

Located at Balkampet in Hyderabad, Yellamma Temple is  dedicated to goddess Yellamma, form of Goddess Parvati. It is one of the oldest and famous temples of Hyderabad. The temple constructed in 15th Century AD and later renovated in the early 20th century.

Legend

According to the legends, Devi Renuka was married to Jamadugni Muni and they have five sons. Parashurama was the youngest child. Once when Renuka disobeyed the Muni, the muni ordered his sons to kill her. The four son who disobeyed Muni’s order where burned to ashes. Parashurama obeyed his father’s order and killed his mother and the woman who gave shelter to her. Pleased with Parashurama, Jamadugni Muni granted a boon to his son. Parashurama...View more

Architecture

The idol of the goddess is 10 feet long from the ground level. The temple also houses other shrines of Addala Mantapam, Sri Ganesha Temple, Sri Pochamma Temple, Sri Nagadevata Temple, Sri Rajarajeshwari Devi Temple.

Darsan Info

Timings : Temple timings : 6.00 AM to 1.00 PM and 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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Darsan Dresscode

Clean and conservative clothing preferred; avoid shorts.

Culture

The culture of Secunderabad is distinct when compared to Hyderabad. The city is highly influenced by British culture and the architecture of the city reflects its colonial-era culture. Secunderabad has a laid-back atmosphere and the people enjoy festivals such as Christmas, Eid, Bonalu, Diwali, Makar Sankranti, etc. with great enthusiasm. Music and dance also form an integral part of the culture. Most popular dance forms are Perini and Kuchipudi. The famous Hyderabadi Biryani is the first thing that comes to mind when it comes to the cuisine of the twin cities.

Location and Contact

Balkampet Yellamma Temple, Balkampet Road, Balkampet, Hyderabad, Telangana 500038

Balkampet Yellamma Temple, located close to Ameerpet-SR Nagar is in the heart of Hyderabad city and can be reached easily by road.
BY ROAD:
Secundrabad Bus Station is easily accessble from all parts of India.From Secundrabad Bus Station one can hire local buses/Taxi's toThe nearest bus stop is Balkampet.    
BY BUS:
The Nearest railway station is Begumpet and Secundrabad Railway Station.
BY AIR:
The nearest airport is Hyderabad Airport.

Additional Info

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Temple Rituals

Morning pooja and arati starts from 6:00 AM onwards; there after daily archan and astothram to be performed to godesses inside the temple area.

Regular Offerings

Not Available

Special Rituals

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Famous Festival

Yellamma Kalyanotsavam
Dussehra
Bonala Festival

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