Kadile Papahareshwar swamy Temple, Papahareshwara Swamy Temple
Located in Adilabad District of Telangana, Kadile Papahareshwar Temple is a famous temple dedicated to Papahareshwara Swami, one of the forms of Lord Shiva. Here, the presiding deity is known as Papahareshwara, also known as Papanna. The Kadile Temple and another temple in Kashmir are believed to be facing west.
According to the legends, Lord Parasurama, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu, performed penance here to seek relieve from the sin of killing his mother. It is believed that Parasurama has installed 31 Shiva lingas in different places, of which one has been installed here. When the Shiva lingam moved, he assumed that all his sins were removed.
The temple has a small tower or gopuram and a dwajasthambam or central pillar situated in front of the sanctum sanctorum. The Shivalingam has a serpent wrapped around it. The temple has entrances on three sides, except in the east. There are two big halls on the southern side of the Kadile Papahareshwara Temple where Annadanam is offered every day.
Timings : 06:00 AM - 12:30 PM and from 04:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Wear modest clothes and avoid shorts for men
As per the culture of the place, people here say that the air around the hills on which the temple is located, the Satmala or the Nirmala Hills, is pure and the entire environment is great for health. Towards the western side of the temple are mountains and it is believed that the cosmic powers that come from the western side are stopped by these mountains.
Kadile Papahareshwar Temple, Dilawarpur, Adilabad district, Telangana-504106
Nirmal is the Nearest Town to Kadili. Nirmal is 18 km from Kadili. Road connectivity is there from Nirmal to Kadili.
There is no railway station near to Kadili in less than 10 km. How ever Nanded Rail Way Station is major railway station 105 KM near to Kadili
Hyderabad Airport is the nearest airport to reach the temple.
Morning pooja and abhisheka to be performed to Lord Shiva at 06:30 AM and thereafter daily seva programs to be performed as per the temple scheduled calender.