Vijayawada Kanakadurga Temple will be closed for Solar Eclipse, 9 March 2016 (Surya Grahanam). The Total Solar Eclipse (Sampurna Surya Grahanam) will take during Sunrise time.
As per the Hindu almanac, the solar eclipse will commence on March 9 by 5:47 am and conclude by 9:08 am. But as a usual practice, the temple doors will be closed six hours prior to eclipse. So the temple doors will be closed for almost 13 hours from March 8 by 8:30pm and will be re-opened on March 9 after 10am. Till this time there will be no darshan.