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Temples

Sri Pydithalli Ammavaru Temple

Andhra Pradesh, Vizianagaram

Located in the heart of Vizianagaram city, Andhra Pradesh, Sri Pydithalli Ammavaru (also known as Pydimamba) is a famous temple dedicated to Pydithalli Ammavaru (Grama Devata). The temple dates back to 18th century and was constructed after completion of the Bobbili battle. The sculpture of the Goddess was found on Vijayadasimi day several years ago in the year 1757 after the battle.

Legend

According to the legends, the Goddess Pydimamba belonged to the Gajapati Dynasty and was the sister of king Vijaya Rama Raju. During the year 1756, the king of Vizianagaram had a constant rivalry with the king of Bobbili which led to the Bobbili Battle. During that battle the wife and the sister Pydimamba, of king Vijaya Rama Raju who were suffering from Masuchi (a disease), tried to convince him to avoid war. While performing a pooja, Pydimamba ...View more

Architecture

The temple belongs to 18th century of Vizianagaram dynasty. The temple internal walls and mandapa are designed with hindu gods and goddesses idols. The temple flooring is made of hard rock stone.

Darsan Info

Timings : Mon-Sun : 6:00 AM - 12:30 PM and from 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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Darsan Dresscode

Wear modest clothes. Avoid shorts & skirts while visiting temple

Culture

Vizianagaram district is connected with hoary past of Kalinga, one of the political divisions of ancient India.The social customs in Vizianagaram district are South Indian Style with minor changes. The local people are soft-spoken and kind at heart with strong family traditions.

Location and Contact

Pydithalli Ammavaru Temple, Sivalayam Street,Three Lamps Area, Kaspa West, Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh-535002

08922-222789, 233744, 233982

BY AIR:
The nearest domestic airport is at Visakhapatnam at a distance of 40 km.
BY BUS:
Buses are available from all places in Andhra Pradesh and Hyderabad. Vizianagaram Bus Stand is 2 km away from the Temple.
BY TRAIN:
Nearest railway station is Vizianagaram Railway Station which is 2 km away. Buses are available to reach the temple.

Additional Info

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Temple Rituals

Daily Morning pooja and arati starts from 6:30 AM onwards and thereafter, archana and astothram to be performed as per the temple timings.

Regular Offerings

Not Available

Special Rituals

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Famous Festival

Navaratri days, Ugadi, the first Tuesday of each year marks the commencement of the Vijayadasami Sirimanu Utsav

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