Prasanna Venkateswara Temple
Andhra Pradesh, Chittoor
Situated at Appalayagunta Village, 70 km away from Chittoor Town in Andhra Pradesh, Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy, a form of Lord Vishnu. The temple was constructed by the King of Karvetinagaram, Sri Venkata Perumalaraju Brahmadeva Maharaj in the year 1232 AD. The temple was taken over by TTD in the year 1988 and all the rituals are as per the tenets of Vaikhanasa Agama. The temple also houses the shrines of Lord Vayu, Lord Anjaneya Swamy, Goddess Padmavathi and Smt Andal Devi.
According to the legends, it is believed that on the occasion of his marriage with Sri Padmavathi Ammavaru, Lord Sri Venkateswara has bestowed blessings on Sri Siddeshwara and other sages at this place. Lord Venkateswara rested at this place during his journey to Tirumala.
The temple is constructed based on Dravidian type of architecture.The temple mandapam and the walls of the temple are built on sandle stone. There are sculptors of different hindu gods and goddesses on the internal mandpam walls of the temple.The temple houses the shrines of Sri Andal, Goddess Padmavathi, and Anjaneyaswami besides the main temple.
Timings : 05:45 AM to 08:00 PM
Wear neat and modest clothes and avoid shorts for men
Tirupati is a city famous as Hindu pilgrim place in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. The developing city witnesses millions of visitors round the year. The city is surrounded with seven hills and the greenery around it makes the city look more beautiful. The official language of the city is Telugu. The language spoken by the people of the city are Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu and Urdu. Hinduism is the main religion followed by the people of Tirupati. The people of the city are simple and hard working. They start their journey to earn their daily bread right from the early morning at 3:00am and work till late evening. Most of the people work and earn on daily basis.
Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy Temple,Appalayagunta, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh 517551
BY BUS: The temple is 70 km away from Chittoor Town. The temple can be reached by Buses or Taxis.
BY TRAIN: The nearest Railway Station is Pudi Railway Station, which is 5 km away.
BY AIR: Tirupati Airport is the nearest airport, which is 20 km away.
Morning pooja and arati starts from 05:45 AM onwards
Brahmotsavams, Vaikuntha Ekadasi