Palivela Umakoppeswara Swamy Temple (Uma Koppulingeswara Swamy Temple)

Palivela Umakoppeswara Swamy Temple

Palivela Umakoppeswara Swamy Temple (Uma Koppulingeswara Swamy Temple) is one of the famous Shiva Temples in Andhra Pradesh. The temple is located at a distance of 90 km from Kaninada, 50 Km from Rajahmundry and 25 Km from Amalapuram. In the past this pilgrim center became famous as one among the pilgrim centres of Bhima […]

Sakshi Ganapathi Temple, Srisailam

Sakshi Ganapathi Temple near Srisailam is one of the famous temples around Srisailam to visit during the Mallikarjuna Yatra. It is a small shrine located about 3 km from Srisailam and frequented by pilgrims since ancient times. The traditional belief is that the Ganapathi in this temple keeps regular account of all the pilgrims to tender ‘Sakshyam’ […]

Story – Kanakamahalakshmi Temple, Vizag | Sthala Puranam

Here is the story of Kanakamahalakshmi Temple, Vizag (Sthala Puranam).. There is no information on Sthalapuranam of the temple. It is believed that Sri Kanaka Maha Lakshmi Ammavaru is the family deity of the then ‘Rajas of Visakhapatnam’. The place where the idol was found is called ‘Burujupeta’ since it was near ‘Buruju’ or the ‘Fort’ […]

Kaleshwaram Mukteshwara Swamy Temple, Famous Shiva Temple in Telangana

Kaleshwaram Shiva Temple, also popular as Mukteshwara Swamy Temple is one of the ancient Shiva temples in Telangana. Kaleshwaram is a holy place located exactly at the merging point of the River Pranahita (tributary of Godavari) with the Godavari River. Nearest town to this village is Manthani of Karimnagar district in Telangana. Kaleshwaram is also […]

Kotappakonda Temple (Lord Shiva Temple in Kotappakonda)

Kotappakonda Temple

Kotappakonda Temple (Lord Shiva Temple – Trokoteshwara Swamy Temple) is one of the popular Shaivite Temples in Andhra Pradesh as well as in South India. Kotappakonda, the temporal abode of Trikoteswara Swamy, is a village, 13 kilometers south-west of Narsaraopet in Guntur district. Its original name is Kondakavuru, but is more popularly known as Kotappakonda or […]

Pandavula Metta Temple (Suryanarayana Swamy Temple)

Pandavula Metta Temple (Suryanarayana Swamy Temple) is an ancient temple dedicated to Sun God. This Temple is located near Kakinada, 45 Kms from Rajahmundry and 85 Kms from Amalapuram in Andhra Pradesh. Sthala Puranam of Pandavula Metta Temple (Religious History) Sakuni who lost his kingdom and who lost his father in the Yuga of Dwapara wanted […]

Pushpagiri Temple, Kadapa

Pushpagiri is a popularly known for its numerous temples. It is located at a distance of 16 Kms from Kadapa city in Andhra Pradesh. Pushpagiri is famous for its Chennakeshava Swamy Temple, Trikuteswara Swamy Temple, etc. Vaishnavas call it as Madhya Ahobhilam and Saivas as Madhya Kailasam. Story behind Pushpagiri Temples The Amrita Sarovar would be a […]

Photos: Kanakamahalakshmi Temple, Vizag (Visakhapatnam)

Here are the photos of Kanakamahalakshmi Temple, Vizag (Visakhapatnam) in Andhra Pradesh. Kanakamahalakshmi Temple is one of the famous temples in the state. Margashira Masa Utsavam, Margashira Lakshmivara Vratham, Varalakshmi Vratham in Shravana Masam, Shukravara Lakshmi Pooja, Pushpayagam, Rathotsavam, etc.. are the famous festivals held at the temple. Scroll down for the image gallery..  

Ainavilli Vinayaka Temple Story (Sthala Puranam, Kshetra Mahatmyam)

Ainavilli Vinayaka Temple Story (Sthala Puranam, Kshetra Mahatmyam) is given here. There are many versions of stories associated with Ainavilli Vinayaka Temple. Story of Daksha and Ainavilli Vinayaka Before performing Daksha Yagna Daksha Prajapati was supposed to have performed puja of Vinayaka at this place for its successful completion. This is written in the “KSHETRA […]