Sri Ranganatha Temple
Sri Ranga Natha Swamy temple is a famous ancient temple located in Jiyaguda, Hyderabad. This 400 year old temple is situated on the banks of Musi River. It is one of the most sacred of Ranganatha temples. There are only two temples of Sri Ranganatha Swamy in Telangana, one is in Hyderabad (Jiyaguda) and the other is in Khammam District.
According to the legends, once Vanamamalai Jeeyar Swamy visited the Golconda province and the authorities provided accommodation to the Swamy and his entourage along the banks of River Muchukunda (River Musi). An idol of Sri Ranganathaswamy was brought by the entourage and installed at this place as there cannot be an interruption to the Jeeyar Swamy’s daily pooja rituals. After the departure of the Jeeyar Swamy, a temple was built for the idol...View more
The place came to be known as Jeeyargudem and over the years the name got transformed into the present short form as Jiyaguda.
The temple was built according to the south Indian style of architecture. Along with the main deity, the temple also houses the shrines of Lord Sri Hanuman and Navagrahalu in the premises. The temple mandapa's are sculpted with idols of gods and goddesses. The temple flooring is made of rock stone.
Timings : 06:00 AM to 12:00 PM and from 05:30 PM to 08:00 PM
Avoid western outfit while visiting temple
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.
Sri Ranganatha Temple,Indira Nagar, Ranganatha Nagar, Ziaguda, Hyderabad, Telangana-500006
The nearest bus stop is Secundrabad.
The Nearest railway station is Nampally and Secundrabad.
The nearest Airport is Shamshabad.
Morning pooja and arati starts from 06:00 AM onwards and thereafter, daily astothram, archana seva's to be performed to Lord Ranganatha Swamy