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Sri Umamaheswara Swamy Temple, Sri Umakoppeswara Swamy Temple

Andhra Pradesh, East Godavari

Located at Palivela, East Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, Sri Umakoppeswara Swamy Temple is a famous pilgrimage center dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is located on the bank of Kowsiki River.  The idol in the temple was installed by Sage Agastya. Therefore, it was called as Lord Agasteswara Swamy and later it came to be known as Uma Koppulingeswara Swamy. The temple was renovated by Raja Raja Narendra in 11th century.


According to the legends, Sage Agastya who was meditating on the banks of River Kowsiki came to know about the wedding of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi and wanted to attend it. However, Indra and other Gods were afraid that if sage witnessed the wedding it would result in the destruction of the world. They came to earth and convinced the sage that the wedding was over. Through his divine vision, the Sage wanted to see the wedding and prayed to ...View more


The temple have 7 mandapa's which was renovated in 11th century. Other than the shrine of Sri Koppulingeswara Swamy, Goddess Uma Devi, the temple also houses the shrines of Sri Vigneswara Swamy, Sri Subrahmanya Swamy, Sri Veerabhadra Swamy, Sri Papanaseswara Swamy, Sri Chandiswara Swamy. There are 2 mandapams (halls) in this Temple viz. Kaylana Mandapam, and Nandi Mandapam. There is a small pond near to this temple for performing poojas to the Lo...View more

Darsan Info

Timings : 06:00 AM To 08:00 PM

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Darsan Dresscode

Wear traditional attire in festival days while visiting the temple.


The culture of East Godavari district is a rich traditional one in all parts of the district, and reflects the true culture of Andhra Pradesh.It is known for Veda-pandits, the Godavari River and the hospitality of the people. The Telugu language originated in this district (in Rajahmundry or Rajamahendri).

Location and Contact

Sri Umakoppeswara Swamy Temple,Kothapeta Mandal,Palivela, East Godavari District,Andhra pradesh 533 229

08855 - 243316

Amalapuram does not have an airport. Nearest airport is Rajahmundry Airport.
Amalapuram is 54 km away Rajahmundry airport (RJA), Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh
Amalapuram is 143 km away Vijayawada airport (VGA), Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh  
Instead of Amalapuram one can a get a train to Palakollu on regular basis.
Amalapuram 31 km away Palakollu (PKO), Palakollu, Andhra Pradesh
Amalapuram 36 km away Lankala Koderu (LKDU), Lankala Koderu, Andhra Pradesh  
There are regular buses from other major cities of the country to Amalapuram.
Bus Station(s): Amalapuram
**From Amalapuram town the temple is around 20kms one can catch the local auto's and taxi's to reach the temple area.

Additional Info

  1. Palivela Dharma Satram is avaliable for accommodation; one can find accommodation in Amalapuram nearest town 20kms away from temple area-Ambica Residency, Amalapuram
  2. Andhra Bank ATM
  3. Yes

Temple Rituals

Morning pooja and arati starts from 06:00 AM onwards. Thereafter, astothram to be performed

Regular Offerings

Not Available

Special Rituals

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Famous Festival

Ganapathi Navarathrulu,Devi Navarathrulu,Karteeka Masam,Subrahmanyeswara Swamy kalyanam and Sasti Dhanurmasam,Kalyana mahothsavam Lord Sri Uma Koppeswara Swamy Kalyanam.

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