Shri Ashtalakshmi Temple, Kothapet
Dedicated to Goddess Ashtalakshmi : eight forms of Goddess Lakshmi, Ashtalakshmi Temple is located between Dilsukh Nagar and LB Nagar, in Vasavi Colony near Kothapet (NH 9) in Hyderabad. The temple houses the eight forms of Goddess Lakshmi and they are Adilakshmi, Aishwaryalakshmi, Santanalakshmi, Dhanalakshmi, Dhanyalakshmi, Gajalakshmi, Vijayalakshmi and Varalakshmi. The temple was consecrated in April 1996 by Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam.
The Temple was consecrated in April 1996 with the guidance of Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamiji of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam. It took around 5 years to construct this magnificent temple with a total expenditure of 20 million rupees approximately.
The temple’s structure and design are conceived by well-known architect, Padmashri S.M. Ganapati Sthapathi, and M. Mathiyalagan Sthapathi. The Maha Gopuram was sculpted with about 134 idols of gods. The temple was built using sand and cement. The idols are adorned with gold and kasula Peru necklace and other necklaces.
Timings : Timing : 5:00 AM to 12:00 PM and from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Clean and conservative clothing preferred : avoid shorts.
Culture of Hyderabad also known as Hyderabadi Tehzeeb or Deccani Tehzeeb, is the traditional cultural lifestyle of the Hyderabadi Muslims, and characterizes distinct linguistic and cultural traditions of North and South India, which meet and mingle in the city and erstwhile kingdom.
Ashtalakshmi Temple, No.52-55, Vasavi Colony, Ramakrishnapuram, Kothapet, Hyderabad, Telangana 500035
As of the temple is located in hyderabad,The nearest bus stop is Dilsulchnagar, Hyderabad or one can get down at Secunderabad Bus Station and get a direct bus to temple area.
The closest rail head is Secunderabad railway station.
The nearest Airport is the Rajiv Gandhi International airport at Hyderabad.
Early Morning pooja and aarati starts from 05:30 AM onwards and thereafter, by 08:00 AM astothram and archana seva programs are Started. As per the daily schedule few other seva program to be performed inside the temple area.