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Temples

Kallakuru Shri Venkateswaraswamy Temple

Andhra Pradesh, West Godavari

Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple is located in a Village called Kallakuru which is just 5 km away from Bhimavaram.  Here, Lord Vishnu is worshipped as Kallakuru Venkateswara Swamy.  The temple dates back to 16th century.

Legend

According to the legends, once a brahmin named Sridhar lived at Tirupati Venkatachalam. He fell in love with Padmavathi, an angel who used to sing songs with her veena for the Lord. Sridhar proposed her for a marriage which Padmavathi rejected and both of them cursed each other. Both of them prayed to the Lord to relive them from their curses. Lord Venkateshwara told Padmavathi will emerge as a river near Godavari and told Sridhar to install an i...View more

Architecture

The internal walls and mandapam are designed with idols of gods and goddesses. The statue of Kallakuru Venkateshwara Swamy has a tuft (sikha)t at his back head and Goddess Maha Lakshmi in his heart.  At the right and left sides Goddess Padmavathi and Goddess Aandal are present.

Darsan Info

Timings : 06:00 AM to 01:00 PM and from 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM

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Culture

The district is well known for its wool-pile carpets and hand woven products.There are many landmarks and tourism destinations in the district. Eluru is the largest city of the district with many destinations related to Buddhists and Archeological importance such as Guntupalli Caves near the city.Eluru city hosts 74 feet high Buddha statue in the heart of the city.Buddha Park at Eluru.Some of the religious destinations include, Dwaraka Tirumala known with the name as Chinna Tirumala,Pancharama Kshetras of Palacole and Bhimavaram etc.Other destinatins of tourism importance are Perupalem Beach at Narasapuram, the Kolleru Lake being the largest fresh water in the country and a bird sanctuary,Dowleswaram Barrage and Godavari river.

Location and Contact

Kallakuru Shri Venkateswaraswamy Temple,Juvvalapalem Rd, Kallakuru, Andhra Pradesh-534237

BY AIR: The nearest domestic airport is at Rajahmundry which is 107 km away.

BY TRAIN: The nearest railway station is at Bhimavaram which is 5 km from this village.

BY ROAD: Temple is easily reachable from Bhimavaram bus station.

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Temple Rituals

Daily Morning Pooja and arati to Lord Venkateswara starts from 06:30 AM onwards and thereafter, archana and seva's programs to be conducted as per the temple Schedule.

Regular Offerings

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Special Rituals

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Famous Festival

Alvarula Utsavams, Ugadi, Sri Krishnastami, Sri Devinavaratrulu (Dusherra), Dhanurmasam , Sri Swamy Vari Kalyanotsavams

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