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Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple Srisailam | Andhra Pradesh, Kurnool

Situated at Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh, Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple is one of the famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in India. It is also one of the 18 Maha Sakti Peetha. Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy is regarded as one of the most ancient temples in India.

Legend

According to the legends, once Silada Maharshi's son Parvatha performed penance. Pleased with Parvatha's devotion, Lord Shiva appeared before him. Parvatha asked Lord Shiva to live on his body and Shiva blessed Parvatha. Parvatha took the shape of big Hill Sriparvatha and Shiva lived on its top as Mallikarjuna Swamy. According to another legend, Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati visited this place to pacify Lord Kartikeya, after Kartikeya left to li...View more

Architecture

The architecture of Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple is in the traditional Dravidian style. The 300m long outer temple wall is 6m high and is richly decorated with carved figures depicting stories from the epics. Built in in 1520 AD, the wall has 3200 stones, each weighing over one ton. A beautiful gate facing East welcome the visitor inside to the road leading up to the temple ground. The silver plated entrance of the temple grounds leads t...View more

Darsan Info

Suprabhatha Darshanam 5:00 AM
Mahamangala Harathi 5:50 AM
Athiseegra Darshanam 6.30 AM to 1.00 PM & 6.30 PM to 9.00 PM
Special Queue Line Darshanam 6.30 AM to 1.00 PM & 6.30 PM to 9.00 PM
Free Darshanam in general Queue 6.00 AM to 3.30 PM & 6.00 PM to 10.00 PM
Mahamangala Harathi (Evening) 5.00 PM
Quick Darshanam 6.30 AM to 1.00 PM & 6.30 PM to 9.00 PM

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Location and Contact

Srisaila Devasthanam, Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh
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The nearest airport to Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple is Hyderabad with regular flights. Srisailam does not have a train station but nearest station is Markapur. One can easily take regular buses for Srisailam from nearby major cities, APSRTC runs all types of Buses to Srisailam.

Darsan Dresscode

NO strict dress codes, but for male devotees it is advisable to wear dhoti/angavastram, if one wishes to perform "Abhishek".

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Culture

Srisailam is an ancient town known for its cultural and religious importance. Srisailam is mentioned in various Puranas and epics. The town is known for many architectural marvels, in which Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple is most famous. The culture of the town is very rich and very much influenced by its religious values. People in Srisailam still follow many ancient traditions.

Language Spoken:Telugu and Hindi

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Temple Rituals

At Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, Abhishekam can be performed by devotes to the Lord.

Regular Offerings

Milk, Honey, Bel leaves and fruits.

Special rituals

Ganpati Homam, Rudra Homam, Laksha Bilwarchana, Maha Mrityunjaya Homam, Chandi Homam, Laksha Kumkumarchana, Sarpa Dosa Nivaran Pooja

famous Festivals

Jan:- Sankranthi Uthsavams, Pongal
Mar:- Mahasivaratri Brahmothsavams    
Apr:- Ugadi Celebrations
Aug:- Sravananamosothsvams, Ganesh Chaturthi
Sep:- Dasara Celebrations
Nov:- Diwali

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