Draksharamam Manikyamba Temple is a popular temple for Navaratri Mahotsava celebrations. In 2017, Draksharamam Manikyamba Temple Navaratri celebrations have begun on September 21 and will end on September 30 with Vijayadashami Mahotsavam.
Draksharamam Manikyamba Temple is one of the Ashtadasha Shakti Peethas (18 Prominent Shakti Temples).
On 21 September, the Navaratri celebrations will begin with Kalasha Sthapana and Ammavari Vigraha Pratishtapana and Ammavari Alankrana.
On 9 days of Navratri, each day, Manikyamba Ammavaru is decorated in each form of Navadevi Alankarams and worshipped.
Draksharamam Sri Bhimeshwara swamy temple, also known as Draksharama Bhimanatha swamy temple, is one of the Pancharama temples in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Draksharamam located at a distance of 28 kilometers from Kakinada, 50 kilometers from Rajahmundry, and 25 kilometers from Amalapuram.
It was the abode of Daksha Prajapathi hence it has got the name ‘Draksharamam’. Daksha is the father of Goddess Sati, the spiritual spouse of Lord Shiva.