Sri Sripada Vallabha Jayanthi, Shripad Shri Vallabha Jayanti

Sri Sripada Vallabha (Shripad Shri Vallabha swamy) is believed as one of the divine incarnations of Lord Dattatreya (Dattavatara).

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sripada vallabha

Shripad Vallabha Jayanti is observed on Bhadrapad Shukla Chaturthi which is also celebrated as Ganesh Chaturthi in Bhadrapada month. In 2014, Sripada Vallabha Jayanti date is August 29.

He was born in Pithapuram, a town in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Bhadrapad Shukla Chaturthi (1320 AD).

Sri Sripada Vallabha was born in Chitra nakshatram, Simha (Leo) lagna, and Tula raasi (Libra zodiac) to Appalaraja Sarma and Sumati couple. Throughout his life, he distributed the divine words of Dattatreya and wrote many verses on the Lord. Most of his life he stayed at Kurvapur or Kuravapura in Karnataka.

Sripada Vallabha Jayanthi utsavam is celebrated with lot of gusto in Sripada Vallabha kshetram in Pithapuram Dattadhamam and his other Dattatreya temples in Gangapur Dattadham, Akkalkot temple, Kurvapur temple, and Mysore Datta Peetham, etc.

Shripada Sri Vallabha Aradhana utsavam or Guru Dwadashi utsavam is another major festival celebrated in Pithapuram Sri Vallabha Mahasamsthanam.

Sripada Vallabha Jayanti 2013 date was September 9.

Sripada Vallabha Jayanti 2012 date was September 19.

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  1. Mrudula says:

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  2. Malika says:

    shripad shri vallabh jayanti is annually observed on the

  3. Ravi Krishna says:

    Pithapuram is located in East Godavari District on South Central Railway and is 20 kilometers from Kakinada(district head quarters of East Godavari district). Samalkot is on the mainline and is around 15kms from Pithapuram. Accommodation to devotees is available in Sripada Srivallabha Mahasamsthanam or there are 1-2 star hotels available in Pithapuram.

  4. SUDHIR D SHRIRAM says:

    Maharaji,
    we are planning to come to Pithapuram on sunday pl. give me details , where to stay, how to come. we are coming by train on sunday evening pl. help.
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  5. shashank nanoti says:

    I want to detail information about Pithapuram. Nov 26 I come to thier.
    So please tell me details address & location & train root. I came from Wardha Maharashtra by Dakshin Exp.on 26 nov & reach at Pithapuram on 27 nov.Where I stay?, Dakshin Exp. stop at Pithapuram or Samalkota