Sri Bhramaramba Malleswara Swami Temple
Andhra Pradesh, Guntur
Located in Pedakakani village of Andhra Pradesh, Sri Sri Bhramaramba Malleswara Swami temple is a famous 1000 years old temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakti. Here, Goddess Shakti is worshipped in the form of Bhramaramba Devi and Lord Shiva as Sri Malleshwara Swamy. . Sri Malleswara Swamy temple was first installed by Sri Adi Shankaracharya and was later renovated by Sri Krishnadevaraya in 1440 AD. The temple is famous among the devotees for Rahu Ketu pujas.
According to the legends, once the great sage Sri Bharadwaja Maharshi visited this temple and all theerthams and prayed to the deity. He invited all the Maharshis to perform Yagna Krathuvu and performed the yagnam. However, during the offering of Havisses, a crow started having it and tried to stop the crow from eating it which was kept for the Yagna Purushas. The crow informed the sage that she was Kakasura who has got a boon of having the Havir...View more
hagalu dedicated to the Devathas from Brahma after performing penance. She also ordered him to perform Abhishekam to her. After that the crow got white color and worshipped the deity with Jasmin’s and from then onwards, the Lord came to be called as Sri Malleswara Swamy varu and the Kshetram became popular as Kakani.
The temple has a huge Dhwajasthamba and Rajagopuram of 60 feet, gardens and Addala Mandapam. It resembles Srisailam with all the greenery and stunning scenery around it. There is a well on the east part of the temple.
Timings : 05:00 AM to 08:00 PM
While Visiting Temple wear modest clothes and avoid shorts for men
The culture of Guntur is very rich and lively. Telugu is the main language of communication in the city. One of the earlier forms of Telugu language can be noticed in this region. The city is famous for Telugu literature and a famous poet named Tikkana (1205–1288) was born in Guntur. Guntur is home to the people of different culture and different religions.
Sri Malleswara Swamy Temple, Pedakakani Mandalam, Guntur District, Andhra Pradesh-522509
Many APSRTC buses ply frequently between Guntur and Vijayawada and one can easily get down at Pedakakani village and reach the temple located just 1 km away.
Pedakakani halt is the nearest local railway station located in Pedakakani village. Alternatively, one can get down at Guntur Junction railway station or Vijayawada Junction railway station and from there, they can easily reach Pedakakani temple by roadways.
The nearest public domestic airport is present at Vijayawada at a distance of approximately 43 km from Pedakakani.
Maha sivaratri, Maasa sivaratri, Pradhosha pooja, Arudra darshanam & Bramhostsavam