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Thanjavur Brihadeeshwarar Temple

Temple Timings

Thanjavur Brihadeeshwarar temple located in thanjavur district of tamilnadu is a world heritage site declared by UNESCO. The temple is famous for its unique style architecture as well as its glorious history and one of the most visiting place and tourist attraction not only in tamilnadu but also in entire southern india. Also popularly known as RajaRajeswara Temple, This was constructed by chola dynasty king RajaRajeswara first in 1010 CE. The temple is dedicated to lord shiva.

Structure of Thanjavur Brihadeeshwarar Temple
The most important thing about the structure of brihadeeshwarar temple is that it is constructed out of granite stones which were brought at the temple site using 3000 elephants from nearest mines 60 kms away. According to the inscription found on the walls of the temple, Kunjara mallan was the main architect and engineer of the temple. Thanjavur brihadeeshwarar temple is spread in an area of 30000 square meters.

The apex of the temple is installed with almost a spherical structure known as kumbam which is made up of single piece of rock and weighs 80 tonnes. According to the inscription, To install the spherical structure top of the temple, An inclined path was built besides the temple to carry the same using elephants. The height of the temple is 30 meters.

At the main entrance of the temple, There is a big statue of a bull( Nandi ) which is believed to be the transport of lord shiva. The statue is 2 meter high and is also made out of single piece of rock. The lingam(Lord shiva form) has a height of 12.13 feet. Apart from the main temple, There are several other structure is established inside the temple premises which include a pillared hall, assembly hall and many sub shrines. The walls of the temple has been carved with the statues of many Hindu god and goddesses including different contemporary dance forms of bharatnatyam.

How to Reach Thanjavur
Thanjavur is well connected with roads and railway network by other cities of tamilnadu and india. The nearest airport as well as major railway station is trichy which is located at a distance of 55 Kms from thanjavur.

So, If you want to explore the rich cultural and architectural heritage of south india, then set off for thanjavur breehadeeshwarar temple in tamilnadu.

Shirdi Darshan, Timings, Significance SaiBaba

Shirdi Darshan Timings

How to Reach Shirdi:

Shirdi is famous for Saint Saibaba who is endowed with unprecedented powers, and is worshipped as a God incarnate with a white beard and penetrating glance, clad in the traditional attire of a poor fakir a ragged white robe and a kerchief around the head seated barefoot on a rock, his right ankle resting on his left knee.

Both Hindus and Muslims believe in Saibaba and visit the Saibaba Temple at least once in a week, preferably on Thursday. On every Thursday, a special Aarti (prayer) is performed in the temple. Other places of tourist interest are the Gurusthan, the Khandoba Temple, the Shani Mandir, the Narsimha Mandir, the Changdev Maharaj Samadhi and the Sakori Ashram.The sacred abode of Shri Sai Baba at Shirdi is easily accessible from all the corners of India and even from all the major cities of the world. You can reach this pilgrim center by air, train and road, which ever medium that suits you.

By Air. The nearest airport to Shirdi is at Nashik, 75kms away, Aurangabad is at a distance of 150kms, which is connected by all the major towns of India. You can also come till Mumbai by air and travel down to 296kms to reach Shirdi. Mumbai has both international and domestic airports that grant connectivity to the world. Domestic airport in Pune is about 231kms from Shirdi. There are regular public and private transport operators that ensure your easy access to the sanctum of Saibaba.

By Rail/Train. Kopergaon on Daund-Manmad Line is an important railway station about 16kms from Shirdi. This station is on the route of the Karnataka Express from New Delhi to Bangalore. Manmad is another important station about 58kms from Shirdi which carries a number trains from Mumbai and Delhi. Shirdi has a computerized Railway Ticket Booking Center within the temple premises. From here you can have railway tickets of whichever destination all through India.

By Road. Shirdi can be reached by taking a Bus from almost all major cities of Maharashtra. Shirdi is on the Ahmednagar-Manmad Highway, 250 km from Mumbai and 75 km from Nashik. MTDC runs buses from all major destinations

Important Places in Shirdi:

Samadhi Mandir of Shri Sai Baba was actually owned by a millionaire from Nagpur, a famous Sai devotee Shreemant Gopalrao. Gopalrao wanted to keep an idol of Murlidhar here. However, Baba himself became Murlidhar and the Mandir became the Samadhi Mandir of Baba.The Mandir is built with stones and Baba’s Samadhi is built with white marble stones.

A railing is built in marble around the Samadhi and is full of ornamental decorations. In front of the Samadhi are two silver pillars full of decorative designs. Just behind the Samadhi is Sai Baba’s marvelous statue made of Italian marble which shows him seated on a throne. This idol was made by late Balaji Vasant.This statue was installed on 7th October 1954. Above the statue is an open, silver umbrella.

The front of the Mandir has an assembly hall where about 600 devotees can be accomadated. Here is the show-case where various things handled by Baba are kept. On the first floor of the Mandir are pictures depicting the life of Baba.The routine of the temple starts at 5 o’clock in the morning with Bhoopali, a morning song, and closes at 10 o’clock in the night after Shejarati is sung. Only on three occasions the temple is kept open overnight .ie. on Gurupoornima, Dassera, and Ramnavami. Every Thursday and on each fesitival, a Palakhi with Baba’s photo is taken out from the temple.


Shri Sai Baba came to Shridhi with a marriage procession. He stayed at Dwarkamai till the very end of his life. Dwarkamai is situated on the right side of the entrance of Samadhi Mandir. Here he solved problems of the people, cured their sickness and worries.

Before Baba’s arrival in Shridhi, Dwarkamai was an old mosque in a dilapidated condition. Baba turned it into Dwarkamai and proved that God is one.The first level of Dwarkamai has a portrait of Baba and a big stone on which Baba used to sit. This level has two rooms. One contains the chariot and the second a palkhi.

Just in front of the room where the chariot is kept is a small temple. A saffron flag flies over it.The second level of Dwarkamai has a square stool made of stone, which Baba used for taking a bath. The main attraction of this place is the oil painting of Shri Sai Baba sitting in a carved wooden shrine. This level also has the grinding stone and the wooden vessel called Kolamba in which Baba used to keep the Bhiksha brought from the village.


Sai Baba first came to Shirdi in the form of Bal Yogi – a child ascetic. He was first spotted seated under a Neem tree. This place came to be known as Gurusthan. The renovation of Gurusthan was made on 30th September 1941. The present temple was built after this period. There is a small shrine in Gurusthan. On an elevated platform of this shrine a big portrait of Baba is placed. On the side is a marble statue of Baba. In front of the portrait is a Shivling and the Nandi. Photos of twelve Jyotirlingas are kept in the temple. The branches of the Neem tree have come out through the roof of the temple.At a short distance lies Baba’s CHAVADI.

Baba used to sleep here every alternate day. The Chavadi is divided into two parts. One part of the Chavadi has a large portrait of Baba along with a wooden bed and a white chair belonging to him.There is a cottage of Abdul Baba, an ardent devotee of Shri Sai Baba, in front of the Chavadi. The Lendi Baug was looked after by Abdul Baba. There are photos and various things which were handled by Sai Baba and Abdul Baba in the cottage.There is a Maruti Mandir located at some distance from the cottage of Abdul Baba. This mandir was visited by Baba for the sat-sang with Devidas, a Balyogi, who lived at the Mandir ten to twelve years before Baba arrived.There are also temples of village deities named Shani, Ganapati, and Shankar to be visited.

Lendi Baug

At some distance from Gurusthan there is the Lendi Baug. This Baug was made and watered daily by Baba himself. It got its name from a Nalla (a drain) which used to previously flow there. Baba used to come here every morning and afternoon and take rest under a Neem tree. Baba dug a pit, 2 feet deep, under the Neem tree and kept a Deep lit in that pit. One octangular Deepgriha called Nanda Deep has been built in marble stone in memory of this place. It constantly burns in a glass box. On one side of the Deepgriha is a Peepal tree and on the other side is a Neem tree.

Some distance away is a Datta Mandir below an Audumbar tree. In the Mandir there is a statue of Datta built in marble stone. The statue of Datta was installed on 6th December, 1976. Just behind the Datta Mandir is a Samadhi of the horse, Shyamsundar which belonged to Baba and which used to bow to him.Lendi Baug also has a well dug by Baba with the cooperation of his devotees.At the entrance of the Baug are the Samadhi’s of ardent Sai devotees Tatya Kote Patil, Bhau Maharaj Kumbhar, Nanavalli and Abdul Baba.

Khandoba Mandir

This temple is situated on the main road. In front of this temple Baba was welcomed by Poojari Mhalsapati, of this temple, saying “Aao Sai”, when Baba stepped in Shridi. In this temple there are icons of Khandoba, Banai and Mhalsai.

Miracles of Sai Baba

The villagers of Shirdi and afar soon found out that this was no ordinary fakir but an avatar (incarnation) of a very high order. He demonstrated through his miracles and utterances, the purpose and intention for which he had come. He would often say, “My Leela is inscrutable”. To each one he met, he imparted knowledge according to the capacity of the recipient to absorb it. Baba’s Leela’s (miracles) were plenty and varied, and we recount just a few which occurred during and after his lifetime.

Baba’s Leelas ( Miracles )

Lighting lamps with water

Long before Sai Baba’s fame spread, he was fond of burning lights in his Masjid and other Temples. But for the oil needed in those little earthenware lights that he lit, he depended on the generosity of the grocers of Shirdi.

He had made it a rule to light earthenware lamps in the masjid every evening and he would call on the grocers for small donations. But there came a time when the grocers got tired of giving oil free to Sai Baba and one day they bluntly refused to oblige him, saying they had no fresh stocks. Without a word of protest Sai Baba returned to the masjid. Into those earthenware lamps he poured water and lighted the wicks. The lamps continued to burn deep into the midnight.

The matter came to the notice of the grocers who now came to Sai Baba with profuse apologies. Wouldn’t Sai Baba kindly pardon them? Sai Baba pardoned them, but he warned them never to lie again. “You could have refused to give me the oil, but did you have to say that you didn’t have fresh stocks?” he admonished them. But he had made his point.

Premonition of burning fields

Once, harvesting in Shirdi had been completed and the foodgrains of the entire village had been stored in a yard. The summer was on. The heat was intense as only those who have lived in Shirdi know. One afternoon Sai Baba summoned Kondaji Sutar and said to him: “Go, your field is on flrel” Frightened, Kondaji ran to his field and. frantically looked around for any sign of fire. There wasn’t any.

He returned to the masjid and informed Sai Baba that he had looked everywhere but had found no trace of fire and why did Baba have to frighten him? Unfazed, Baba said : “You better turn back and look again.” Baba was right after all. Kondaji noticed that a sheaf of corn was indeed on fire and smoke was billowing from it. A strong wind was fanning the fire and word had gone round to the villagers who now came running to the scene. “Sai Baba,” the people shouted “help us, help us put the fire out!” Thereupon, Sai Baba walked casually towards the yard, sprinkled some water on a stack of sheaves and said: ” There now! The fire will die down!” And so it happened.

Stopping the rain
There is the story of one Rao Bahadur Moreshwar Fradhan who had come to Shirdi to take Sai Baba’s darshan along with his wife. As the couple were about to leave, it began to rain heavily. Thunder and lightning rent the air.

As the Pradhan couple looked round in dismay, Sai Baba prayed. “Oh Allah!” he intoned, “let the rains cease. My children are going home. Let them go peacefully!” The storm thereupon ceased, the downpour reduced to slight drizzle and the Pradhans were able to reach their destination safely.

Raising the water level in well
When Sai Baba first came to Shirdi it had of no basic facilities. There was a well put only in name. It had no natural spring water and if ever there had been one, it must long ago have dried up. Water had to be fetched from a distance. When, therefore, Sai Baba gave his permission to the villagers to celebrate the Ram Navami Fair, (Baba’s Birthday) the big problem facing the organizers was one of water supply. So What should they do but go to Sai Baba with their problem? “‘Oh yes,” said Sai Baba, ‘so you want plenty of water, do you? Here, take this and drop it in the well and wait and see.

” “‘This,” turned up to be a platter of flowers on which some prasad (blessed food) had been placed along with the remnants of alms Baba had received earlier in the day. The villagers had no qualms about doing as they were did. Their faith in Sai Baba was total. No sooner had that platter of leaves been dropped in the well, it is said, water rose from the bottom as if by divine command and completely filled it. And great was the rejoicing of the people.

Saving a child from drowning
One report has it that word had spread that the 3-year old daughter of a poor man called Babu Kirwandikar had fallen into the well and had been drowned. When the villagers rushed to the well they saw the child suspended in mid-air as if some invisible hand was holding her up! She was quickly pulled out. Sai Baba was fond of that child who was often heard to say : I am Baba’s sister!” After this incident, the villagers took her at her word. “it is all Baba’s Leela”, the people would say philosophically. They could offer no other explanation.

Flow of Godavari (river) from Baba’s feet
These were instances of things they had seen with their own eyes. It was not secondhand information they had gathered. Sai Baba was to them as real as their homes and their fields and their cattle and the distant hills.Das Ganu once had an unforgettable experience. On a festive occasion, he sought Baba’s permission to go to a place called Singba on the banks of the Godavari to have a bath in the holy waters. “No,” Baba replied resolutely, “where is the need to go all the way when the Godavari is here right at my feet?” Das Ganu was vexed.

He was willing to concede that Ganga the holy river (Baba frequently referred to Godavari as Ganga) rose from the feet of Sri Narayana (one among the Hindu trinity of Gods) himself, but his faith was not deep enough to believe that the waters of the Godavari could spring form the feet of his master, Sri Sai. Baba who was reading Das Ganu’s mind decided that this was the time to strengthen Das Ganu’s faith.

He told his devotee: “come closer to me and hold the hollow of your palms at my feet!”. As soon as he did so water flowed freely out of the toes of the master’s feet and filled the hollow of Das Ganu’s palms in no time. His joy knew no limits. He sprinkled the water on his head and his body and distributed some more among the assembled devotees as tirtha (holy water).

Other miracles
There was that other occasion when many thought that the masjid which housed Sai Baba itself would be consumed by fire from the flames which leapt up from the dhuni. All that Baba did was to take some swipes at a wooden pillar in front of him. With every blow the flames subsided and the fire died down. “Miraculous,” said his devotees. Often they would notice him stirring some hot concotion over the kitchen fire, not with a ladle but with his bare hands.

There never was a time when his hand was scalded. What supernatural powers did he have? On yet another occasion, Sai Baba was partaking of food with three of his devotees in the masjid when, without any cause for provocation, he exclaimed- “Stop!” Then, as if nothing had happened, the four continued with their meal. Lunch over and the dishes cleared, they stepped out of the masjid, when large chunks of the ceiling fell on the very spot where they had been seated only a few minutes earlier.

Did Sai Baba’s powers extend even to inanimate matter, the devotees wondered. Instances have been quoted by his devotees as to how Sai Baba commanded the rains to stop and the winds to cease.

Understanding Sai Baba
Baba always maintained the “Dhuni” or the perpetual fire. The realisation that all the phenomenons of the nature are perishable and unworthy of our craving, is signified by “Udi” which Sal Baba distributed to all. Baba never left Shirdi.

He talked to people who came to see Him. Sal Baba would often speak in symbols and parables leaving his devotees to work out the answer – such as, “A man had a beautiful horse, but no matter what he did, it would not run in harness. An expert suggested that it should be taken back to the place from where it had come.

This was done and it become tracable and useful”. The explanation of this story is that the horse is the Ego. As commander of the physical and mental powers of man, it is useful but self-willed and therefore cause endless trouble. Taking it back to its source is re-absorbing it in the spirit source which it arises.

It is the return to the source which purifies and enlightens. From there the ego issues forth again, no longer an ego, but a conscious agent of the spirit. Baba would ask for Dakshina (money offered with respect to the Guru) from some of those who came to see Him. This was not because he needed their money.

This was one of Baba’s methods for testing out the devotee’s attachment to worldly things and willingness to surrender his ego. Once one has surrendered himself totally to Him, Baba takes care of all His spiritual and temporal needs. Baba regarded money like everything else, in a symbolical manner. He once said, ” I ask only from those who the fakir (God) points out and in exchange I give them ten times as much”. By the end of the day, all the money Baba had earned was distributed to the destitute, poor, sick and the needy. Baba used to feed the fakirs and devotees and even cook for them. For those who were accustomed to meat, he cooked meat and for the others vegetarian fare.

The Dwarakamayee of Sai Baba was open to all, irrespective of caste, creed or religion. Among those who came to see him and got his darshan (establishing spiritual contact with the Guru) and blessings were ministers, government officials, business people and village folk. He was the common man’s God. He Stayed with them, hejoked with them, He slept and ate with them, he smoked a chillum (pipe) with them, he sang and danced with them, having no pretensions of a God. But all of them Knew that He protected them.

Even today, though He has left his gross body, they feel his presence and realise his worth all the more. Baba would also refer to the sounding of the drum of the beginning of eternity within the soul. This “anahat” sound emerged from Baba’s heart from every limb, every bone and pore of his body. It was permeated with divine essence and Baba claimed that though one day his physical body will not exist, his remains will communicate with from the grave. Therefore, the most important place in Shirdi is Baba’s temple – the Samadhi Mandir is his grave, which literally millions have visited and still continues to draw many more.

Sai Baba of Shirdi History

Sai Baba of Shirdi (Unknown – October 15, 1918), also known as Shirdi Sai Baba, was an Indian guru,yogi, and fakir who is regarded by his Hindu and Muslim devotees as a saint. Hindu devotees consider him an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya. Many devotees believe that he was a Satguru, an enlightened Sufi Pir, or a Qutub.

He is a well-known figure in many parts of the world, but especially in India, where he is much revered.Sai Baba’s real name is unknown. The name “Sai” was given to him upon his arrival at Shirdi. No information is available regarding his birth and place of birth. Sai baba never spoke about his past life. Sāī is of Sanskrit origin, meaning “Sakshat Eshwar” or the divine. The honorific “Baba” means “father; grandfather; old man; sir” in Indo-Aryan languages.

Thus Sai Baba denotes “holy father” or “saintly father”.He was born in a Hindu family and was adopted by a Muslim family who raised him until he was 16. After that he went as a sannyasi to Shridi and made it his permanent home (however there is no evidence as such).Sai Baba had no love for perishable things and his sole concern was self-realization. He remains a very popular saint, and is worshipped by people around the world. He taught a moral code of love, forgiveness, helping others, charity, contentment, inner peace, and devotion to God and guru.

Sai Baba’s teaching combined elements of Hinduism and Islam: he gave the Hindu name Dwarakamayi to the mosque he lived in, practiced Hindu and Muslim rituals, taught using words and figures that drew from both traditions, and was buried in a Hindu temple in Shirdi. One of his well known epigrams, “Sabka Malik Ek ” (“One God governs all”), is associated with Islam and Sufism.

He always uttered “Allah Malik” (“God is King”).The many of his practices point more to him believing in the unity of God, reciting Al-Fatiha and other Qur’anic readings at Muslim festival times, listening to hamds and qawwali twice daily,practicing Salah (Namaz), wearing clothing reminiscent of a Sufi fakir, omnivore and abstaining from alcohol.

A mosque still stands in Shirdi, a place in which he once lived and continued to visit regularly. According to Purdom, when Kulkarni Maharaj requested Upasni Maharajto pay a visit to Sai Baba, Upasni replied ‘Why should I go to a Muslim?’Sai Baba is revered by several notable Hindu religious leaders. Some of his disciples became famous as spiritual figures and saints, such as Mhalsapati,a priest of Kandoba temple in Shridi, Upasni Maharaj, Saint Bidkar Maharaj, Saint Gangagir, Saint Jankidas Maharaj, and Sati Godavari Mataji.

In 1858 Sai Baba returned to Shirdi. Around this time he adopted his famous style of dress consisting of a knee-length one-piece robe (kafni) and a cloth cap. Ramgir Bua, a devotee, testified that Sai Baba was dressed like an athlete and sported ‘long hair flowing down to the end of his spine’ when he arrived in Shirdi, and that he never had his head shaved. It was only after Baba forfeited a wrestling match with one Mohdin Tamboli that he took up the kafni and cloth cap, articles of typical Sufi clothing. T

his attire contributed to Baba’s identification as a Muslim fakir, and was a reason for initial indifference and hostility against him in a predominantly Hindu village.According to B.V. Narasimhaswami, a posthumous follower who was widely praised as Sai Baba’s “apostle”, this attitude was prevalent up to 1954 even among some of his devotees in Shirdi.For four to five years Baba lived under a neem tree, and often wandered for long periods in the jungle around Shirdi. His manner was said to be withdrawn and uncommunicative as he undertook long periods of meditation.

The Shri Sai Satcharita recounts the reaction of the villagers:The people of the village were wonder-struck to see such a young lad practicing hard penance, not minding heat or cold. By day he associated with no one, by night he was afraid of nobody.He was eventually persuaded to take up residence in an old and dilapidated mosque and lived a solitary life there, surviving by begging for alms, and receiving itinerant Hindu or Muslim visitors. In the mosque he maintained a sacred fire which is referred to as a dhuni, from which he gave sacred ashes (‘Udhi’) to his guests before they left.

The ash was believed to have healing and apotropaic powers. He performed the function of a local hakim, and treated the sick by application of ashes. Sai Baba also delivered spiritual teachings to his visitors, recommending the reading of sacred Hindu texts along with the Qur’an. He insisted on the indispensability of the unbroken remembrance of God’s name (dhikr, japa), and often expressed himself in a cryptic manner with the use of parables, symbolsand allegories.Sai Baba participated in religious festivals and was also in the habit of preparing food for his visitors, which he distributed to them as prasad.

Sai Baba’s entertainment was dancing and singing religious songs. His behavior was sometimes uncouth and violent. After 1910 Sai Baba’s fame began to spread in Mumbai. Numerous people started visiting him, because they regarded him as a saint with the power of performing miracles, or even as an Avatar. They built his first temple at Bhivpuri, Karjat.

Museum in Shirdi is a rich repository of all things associated with Shri Saibaba. Kept under the maintenance of Saibaba Sansthan of Shirdi, the Museum has some of the most intimate and personal belongings of the Spiritual Guru Saibaba. Devotees from across the world visit this Museum that is a part of Dwarkamai.

The Sai Museum has carefully kept many of the things that were close to this charismatic Guru. It has Saibaba’s padukas or footwear, which are revered by the Sai devotees. The place also has some of the coins that Saibaba gave to Malsapati, the priest of Khandoba. The museum preserves the two utensils that were used to feed people in hordes. In these utensils one was small and other big. The smaller one was used to provide food for 50 people while the big one was used to serve a group of 100 people.

The museum also has a Grinding Mill that was used by Saibaba. This grinding mill has its own significance and is symbolic of the deep-seated philosophy of Saibaba. The Grinding Mill posits the concept of Dharma and Bhakti that must come together for the ultimate salvation. The upper stone symbolized Bhakti and the lower one was representative of Dharma. Deciphering the true essence of life the mill showed that with the faith on Dharma and Bhakti, mankind could achieve the state of Supreme Being.

Articles that were personally used by Saibaba are kept in Samadhi temple. Devotees can witness these articles when in the Samadhi temple. The Sai museum also has the chair that was used by Saibaba regularly.

You can also have a look at the cot on which Saibaba’s last bathing took place after his demise. There is this earthenware, which was used by Saibaba while begging. The pot in which Saibaba stored water is still here and full with water even today. There is the original chimta carefully preserved in here that Saibaba used while singing.

Shri Sai Baba Sansthan

Sai Museum Shirdi

Vemulawada Sri Raja Rajeshwara Temple Timings, Services

Vemulawada temple

Vemulawada Sri Raja rajeshwara Swamy temple popular as Vemulawada rajanna temple. this temple of lord shiva in the form of raja rajeshwara swamy is very popular temple in this part. Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Temple is located at Vemulawada in Karimnagar district of Telangana. Popular temple is also known as Dakshina kasi. In this temple devotees can see lord shiva in the form of shiva lingam.

Vemulawada Sri Raja Rajeshwara Rajanna Temple Timings

Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Temple was built during 750 to 973AD by Raja Narendra grandson of Parikshit. on mahashiva ratri special occasion Vemulawada temple overflows with devotees. It was built by one of the governors of Kalyani Chalukyas by name Rajadithya between 11th and 12th centuries. The presiding deity is locally popular as Rajanna who is accompanied by the idols of Sri Raja Rajeswari Devi and Siddi Vinayaka. It houses several temples dedicated to other deities including Anantha Padmanabha Swamy, Bhimeshwara Swamy, Kodanda Rama and Kasi Visweswara. Apart from these there is a tomb of Muslim saint.

Vemulawada Raja rajeswara temple is situated 38 km from Karimnagar. Vemulawada is Famous holy shrine in India Attracting thousands of pilgrims from every nook and corner of the country. Though the temple was established in 14th Century, it was improved considerably in both income and pilgrims. This famous temple dedicated to Lord Rajarajeswara Swamy, draws pilgrims in large numbers. on maha Shivaratri special occasion devotees in large numbers flock to Vemulawada, to offer prayers to Lord Shiva. This temple also has a very special offering made by devotees called’ Koda Mokku’. During Sravana Masam and Karthika Masam, the temple attracts large crowd.

Accommodation is also available in Vemulawada if you are planning to stay a day. The locals believe that Lord Rajanna fulfills the wishes of devotees when devotees take the ox around the temple. After taking the ox around the temple, devotees hand over the ox to the temple authorities. It is believed that major income of Vemulawada temple comes from Kode Mokku.

Vemulawada Rajanna Accommodation Rooms:

Sri Nandeeshwara Complex
Parvathipuram choultry
Parvathipuram Blocks
Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Complex
Sri Nandeeshwara Complex
Sivapuram choultry
Sankarapuram choultry

Vemulawada Kode Mrokkubadi: Lord Shiva temple, on occasion of Mahashiva ratri unique worship and found only in this temple throughout length and breadth of the country and takes precedence over other rituals / Pujas. Devotees offer Kode Mrokkubadi to Lord Raja Rajeshwara for progeny and well being of their family.

Maha Lngarchana: Devotees perform Maha Lingarchana duly observing fast, which amounts worshipping of Lord Siva throughout the year.

How to Reach

The distance between Karimnagar town and Vemulawada is 35 Kilometers and the temple is well accessible by road. Frequent Bus services are available from Hyderabad which is 150km away and Karimnagar which is 34km away to Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Temple.

Accommodation Room Services:

Providing Accommodation to the visiting pilgrims at affordable rent in Devasthanam choultries & in Dormitory Type Halls. Provided more services Running Devasthanam buses local trips from Vemulawada to Sircilla and back covering Korutla and Thippapur Bus Stations [reaching points to Vemulawada] and Agraharam Temple, for the convenience of the visiting pilgrims on nominal charges. In this shrine, Pujas / Rituals are performed according to Smartha Agama and however, in Vaisnavate temples located in temple complex, Pujas / rituals are performed according to Pancharathra Agama.

Vemulawada Rajanna Mahasivarathri Jathara

On Occasion special day Mahashivaratri is one of the popular temple and notified festival in this Devasthanam. Lakhs of pilgrims from all corners of the State and from other States also visit this shrine during the Maha shiva ratri Jathara and offer their vows to Lord Raja Rajeshwara. On Mahasivarathri festival day, Maha Lingarchana & Lingodbhavakala Mahanyasa Purvaka Eakadasa Rudrabhisekam would be performed in a befitting manner.

Vemulawada Temple Timings:

Vemulawada Rajanna temple Opening & Closing times is 4.00 AM and 12.00 PM. During this period major part of the Lord Shiva rituals are performed. Archana, Aarti and Abhisekham are the daily pujas performed. Vemulawada Rajanna Temple History: Historically this place was the capital of the Vemulawada Chalukyas who ruled from AD 750 to AD 973. Rock cut inscriptions found in this place, however, refer to the village as Lemulavatika. Vemulawada Rajanna temple Devasthanam with a view to providing free and wholesome food to the poor devotees Providing meals to the devotees under Annadanam scheme.


Sarva Darsanam from 4.35 AM to 5.00 AM
Dharma Darsanam & Abhisekam from 6.15 AM to 11. 30 AM
Darsanam & Anna Puja from 12.10 PM to 2.00 PM
Darsanam & Bilvarchana, Sivarchana. from 2.30 PM to 5.55 PM
Darsanam & Aakula Puja, Maha Puja, Pallaki Seva, Pedda Seva from 7.10 PM to 9.00 PM

Note: During Monday, Masa Sivarathri and Sani Pradosam, Abhisekam would be performed from 6.15 AM to 2.30 PM & Anna Puja would be performed from 3.00 PM to 5.00 PM and Bilvarchana would not be performed

Near Places Temples:

Lord Bala Rajeshwara Temple and Koti Lingas
Lord Uma Maheshwara Temple
Goddess Bala Tripura Sundari Devi Temple
Lord Someshwara Temple
Lord Dakshina Murthy Temple
Lord Chandikeshwara Temple
Lord Shanmukha Temple
Goddess Parvathi Devi Temple

Other temples in the area include:

1. Anantha Padmanabha Swami
2. Bhimeshwara Swami
3. Kodanda RamaSwami
4. Nageshwara swamy
5. Baddhi pocchamma
6. Kedareshwara swamy


Pulihora Prasadam
Laddu Prasadam
Abhishekam Laddu Prasadam
Kalyanam Laddu Prasadam

Kotilingeshwara Temple Timings, Pooja History

Kotilingeswara temple

Kotilingeswara temple is an eminent Hindu shrine in India. one of the popular temples in Karnataka state. Kotilingeshwara temple dedicated to lord shiva. This temple is located is kammasandra village. on special days a large number of devotees visited. devotees and tourists count increases on special occasions like Maha Shivaratri, Dasara, Ramanavami days.

Kotilingeshwara Temple Timings, Tour Plan, Pooja Details

Kotilingeshwara temple is one of the largest shiva lingams in the world. Across worldwide devotees lends blessings and made a precious offering and huge donation to the temple. Kotilingeshwara temple built by Sri Manjunatha. he belongs to the Brahmin family, shaivait section. he was an atheist and never believed in the god. his family followed shiva. he attracted some religious traditions. upon visiting a temple all I was became unlit. he realized the sin he had committed to sand Mayakeya Deepam. after he completed the lord word, all deep as began to glow again.

Sri Kotilingeshwara Temple is a wonderful temple situated at Kammasandra village between Bangarapet and Bethamangala. The idol is considered to be the biggest Shivalinga in the world with a height of 108 ft. There are a 35 ft tall Nandi right in front of the idol. Kotilingeshwara temple has been constructed by Swami Shiva Murthy and in the same year first Linga was installed in the trample premises. The various deities within the temple within the premise are that Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, and Lord Maheshawra temple.


Kotilingeshwara, meaning 10 million lingas, is one of the famous pilgrimage sites around Bangalore with great religious significance. This temple is famous for huge 108 feet Shivalinga, which is one of the largest in the world and 35 feet tall Nandi in front of it. There are lakhs of shivalingas all over the temple. The temple was built in 1980 over an area of 13 acres.

Kotilingeshwara Temple Timings

The temple attracks large crowd during weekends. It is advised to reach the temple early in the morning (preferably, 8 AM) to avoid the crowd. Mahashivaratri (Feb) is the major festival celebrated here which usually attracts around 2 lakh devotees.

Kotilingeshwara Temple Rajamundry:

Local legend claims that a sage named Gautama was cursed by Lord Indra, and to rid himself off the curse, the sage placed a ‘Shiva-lingam’ (representation of the Lord Shiva) and prayed to the Lord. He anointed the lingam with waters of 10 million rivers. The same ‘Shiva-lingam’ now rests in the precinct of the temples. The Kotilingeswara Temple is popular with believers of Lord Shiva and the festival of Maha Shivratri is celebrated in the temple with a lot of fervour.

Kotilingeshwara Swamy Temple Siddipet

Sri Umaparthiva Kotilingeshwara Swamy Kshethram is one such establishment in Siddipet Town, Medak District Telangana. This holy shrine is located in Siddipet at a distance of 45 kms from Medak. This temple was built in late 1970s and there is an independent Vedic school running in the premises.

The temple got its name Koti Lingeswara due to the presence of 10 million Shiva Lingas in the temple. The Kotilingeshwara Mahalingam in the temple is a “Narmada Banam” brought from Varanasi. Gadhi (Seat of representation) was arranged to Swamiji at Sri Sadananda Ashramam in Prajothpathi Samvastaram later on Swamiji flourished as 68th Peetadhi Pathi to Sadananda Matt at Baswakalyan of Karnataka State.

Warangal Siddipet, Karimnagar

Distance Map:

Kotilingeshwara temple is situated in the village of Kammasandra in Kolar, Karnataka. Kolar district is around 70km from Bangalore. Kotilingeshwara temple is also near to Kolar Gold Fields ( 10km). At a distance of 100 kms from Bangalore, 35 kms from Kolar and 14 kms from Bangarapet.

Kotilingeshwara Swamy Temple Timings: 6:00 AM- 9:00PM
Entry Fees: Per Person- Rs 20
Parking Charges: Rs 30
Address: Kodilingam Temple Road, Ghattakamadenahalli, Kolar-563121

Architecture Temple:
The main attraction of the temple is a huge linga measuring 108 ft (33 m) tall and 35 ft (11 m) tall Lord Nandi idol, surrounded by lakhs of small lingas spread over an area of 15 acres (61,000 m2). The Lord Nandi idol is installed over a platform which is 60 feet (18 m) in length, 40 feet (12 m) in width and 4 feet (1.2 m) in height.

How To Reach:

Nearest Road Busstand: From Bangalore, Kolar where the temple is located is at a distance of 2.5 kms. Normal Condition good roads
Nearest Railway Station: The temple is well-connected with the rail line Network in Hassan, Hubli, Kolar, Mangalore and Bangalore.
By Air/ Nearest Airport: The most convenient and the nearest airport to from Kolar is in Bangalore form where cab facilities and public transportation is easily available.

How far is Kotilingeshwara temple from Bangalore?

Located around 100km from Bangalore, Koti Lingeshwara is present in Kammasanadra village of Kolar district. This place has the largest Shivalingams in the world.It has a 33mt Shivalinga and also has a 11mt tall Nandi statue and is surrounded by large number of shivalingams of different sizes.
Route we took : Outer Ring Road >> KR Puram >> Hoskote >> Kolar >> Temple

How many Lingas are there in Kotilingeshwara ?

Nearly 2 lacs devotee visit here every year, currently it has around 90 lacs shivalingams, and the plan is to reach 1 crore as the name refers “Koti Lingeshwara”.

Jalaram Bapa Mandir Virpur Temple Timings

Jalaram Bapa Mandir Virpur Dharmashala, temple timings online Check Out Darshan Timings, Aarthi pooja seva timings Temple activities nearby Attractions reaching Point online booking. Know more details about Virpur Jalaram Bapa temple. This virpur temple birthplace of Shri Jalaram Bapa. it has become famous now all over the world due to events that had taken place in the life of Shri Jalaram Bapa. Check out Darshan and Aarthi timings every day. it will be closed between 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm daily.

Shri Jalaram Bapa Mandir Temple Timings

Darshan & Aarti Timings:
Everyday Closed between12:30 PM 3:30 PM and after 7:30pm
Mandir will be closed between 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM Daily
Aarti Everyday 7:30 AM, 9:00 AM, 7:30 PM

Normal Temple Timings:

Monday:- 10:00 Am – 6:00 Pm
Tuesday:- 10:00 Am – 6:00 Pm
Wednesday:- 10:00 Am – 6:00 Pm
Thursday:- 10:00 Am – 6:00 Pm
Friday:- 10:00 Am – 6:00 Pm
Saturday:- 10:00 Am – 6:00 Pm
Sunday:- Closed

On this Jalaram Bapa temple Moreover the people from all over the world come here to see the native place of Shri Jalaram Bapa and to see the “Jholi” and “Danda” given by God to Virbai Maa and the Original Hanumanji’s Idol. Performed special Pooja services. The people in the village are still feeling Bapa near them and if you try to feel them with pure heart then you will also feel that Bapa is with you also. Know more About Shri Jalaram Bapa’s Temple details here.

Jalabapa Jholi and Danda

Without knowing the inner voice of the soul, our birth is incomplete and this can be felt. If we chant the name of God and turn our vision, we will have certain targets, which will make us become pure and free from sins. By doing this only, a person attains the highest God’s salvation. This happened in Jala Bapa’s life. God, himself appeared in the form of a saint and begged for Virbai from Jala Bapa in the form of alms. He asked for the most unusual thing and Virbai was given to the saint by Jala Bapa, to carry out the daily chores. By offering this, the saint in return gave Virbai “Jholi” and “Danda”, which is even present as of today. This once again concludes that any prayer or deeds done with whole-heartedness is always beneficial. So let us join Bapa and achieve this also, at the earliest opportunity.

Birth History: Shree Jalaram Bapa was born in the year 1799 (i.e. 4-11-1799) in the village Virpur, Gujarat. His mother, Rajbai was very fond of serving sadhus and saints.

How To Reach Virpur

Virpur is a small village of about 52 K.M from Rajkot. It is situated on National Highway No. 8B
Now to reach Virpur for darshan of jalaram bapa you have to reach to Rajkot,Gujarat from where virpur is merely 50-60 km run and you can go there by hiring a taxi or you can go by bus. For those who reside in Gujarat, they have to reach Rajkot via bus or via train. For those who reside outside Gujarat they have

Nearest Airport: Rajkot, Ahmedabad, Mumbai
Bus Station: Virpur, Rajkot
Taxi CAB Services also available to reach the temple.
Nearest Train Point, Railway station: Rajkot

Srisailam Mallikarjuna Swamy MahaShiva Ratri Brahmotsavam Dates

Srisailam Mallikarjuna Swamy Mahashiva Ratri Brahmotsavam Celebrations Lakhs of devotees visited temple for swamy vari and Ammavari darshanam and see annual brahmotsavam. Srisailam Brahmotsavam began in the shrine on grand scale, with priests conducting pooja. On this special occasion temple management performed mahaganapati pooja, Kankana pooja, Rutvigaranam, Akhandastapana, vastu pooja, mandaparadhana and panchavarachana, kalasastapam and rudrahoma programs.

Srisailam MahaShiva Ratri Brahmotsavam Dates

Srisailam Brahmotsavm is one of the most famous festivals celebrated in Srisailam. Chaturdashi Tithi during Krishna Paksha in the month of Magha is known as Maha Shivaratri according to the South Indian calendar. However, according to the North Indian calendar, Masik Shivaratri in the month of Phalguna is known as Maha Shivaratri. On this special occasion day According to one contradictory opinion, devotees should break the fast only when Chaturdashi Tithi gets over. But it is believed that both Shiva Puja and Parana (पारण) i.e. breaking the fast should be done within Chaturdashi Tithi.

As per another legend behind Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, Lord Shiva had appeared as Shivalingam at three places, one of which is Srisailam, while the other two places are Kaleshwaram and Bhimeswaram/Draksharamam. The seven-day long festival, Maha Shivaratri Brahmotsavam is one of the most popular festivals of the temple. This festival is celebrated in the month of February or March.

The Brahmotsavam begins with Ankurapana religious rituals on the occasion of the festival followed by the Dwajarohana marked with the Nandi symbol is hoisted on Dwajasthambha of the temple. Vahanaseva are another important day festival in brahmotsavam celebrations. On the Mahasivarathri day at Midnight during Lingodbavakalam abhisheka will be performed to God mallikarjuna Swamy in a religious manner.

Srisailam Brahmotsavam Dates:

Feb 14th – Ankurarpanam & Dwajarohanam
Feb 15th – Brungi Vahana Seva
Feb 16th – Hamsa Vahana Seva
Feb 17th – Mayuri Vahana Seva
Feb 18th – Ravana Vahana Seva
Feb 19th – Puspha Pallaki Seva
Feb 0th – Gaja Vahanam
Feb 21st – Mahashivaratri, Prabotsavam, Nandi Vahana Seva
Feb 22nd – Rathosavm, Teppotsavam
Feb 23rd – Purnahuthi, Vasantotosavam, Dwajarohana
Feb 24th – Aswa Vahanam, Sayanotsavam, Phuspotsavam

The Mahasivarathri Utsavams are being celebrated as Brahmothsavams in the month of Magham (the 11th month of Indian Lunar Calendar) which falls usually in the month of February/March. This is a festival of eleven days with Navahaknika Deeksha. The Mahasivarathri day (29th day of Magham) is the most important day of the festival.

Devipattinam Navagraha Temple Navabashanam Graha Pooja


Devipattinam Navagraha Temple, Navabashanam Graha poojas, Timings, Details festivals, Location reach, and online booking. Temples of Navagrahas planetary deities. Temple of nine planets was constructed by lord Rama.

DeviPattinam Temple Timings, NavaGraha Pooja, Navabashanam

Devipattinam Temple is one of the popular temples of navagrahas 9 Planetary deities. Lord Rama constructed this temple of nine planetary deities as demon Ravana kidnapped goddess, sita. As Ravana has a boon that he would be killed by any celestial god. At a separation of 65 km from Rameshwaram and 15 km from Ramanathapuram, Nava grahas here by setting nine stones preceding going to war with Ravana. It is progressively getting well known among enthusiasts who visit the adjacent sanctuaries of Rameswaram and Thirupullani. every year lakhs of devotees visited.

The nine stones speaking to the Nava grahas or nine planets can be seen few meters into the ocean. However relying upon the water levels one may get the opportunity to see all or few of them. Dhevipatnam is One of the many places near Rameshwaram which should be included in the Rameshwaram pilgrimage (Rameswaram HolyTravel) by many of the pilgrims.


Navagraha temple Devipattinam History. In the Valmiki Ramayana, it is mentioned that Lord Rama installed the nine stones representing the Navagrahas to worship before commencing the war with the demon king Ravana. Another legend which states that Devipatnam is the place where Goddess Parvathi had put an end to the atrocities of demon Mahishasura. Devi means Godess, Pattanam means City. the city of lord goddess. The word devi pattinam is a Tamil name (Devi = Goddess Devi, pattinam = city or abode) which literally means the abode of the goddess Devi/Parvathi.

It is believed by the pilgrims that by took bath in this sea and worship the 9 planets, navagraha temples all our karma related problems and Navagraha dhoshams (astrological predictions about one’s misfortunes based on the planetary disorders in one’s astrology chart) will be rectified. Temple on the Nine Planets.

It is completely in the water. Water is low tide in the morning and then high tide. I was lucky enough to get into a ritual performed by the locals. Temple supposed to be the Navagrahas installed by Shri Rama before he embarked on his journey to Lanka. These nine pillars are in sea water.

Devotees visit the place and offer pooja to the grahas. he Devipattinam sea is not so tidy. pilgrims can walk their way in the sea to this place. depth near the temple is about 4 feet and The deities are partially or fully immersed in the sea water the deities were visible 2-3 feet height outside the sea during day times, If the water level got high they were submerged inside the sea.

How to Reach Devipattinam Navabashanam Temple:

Navagraha Temple Designation. You can reach out of his place through the car from Ramanathapuram or Rameshwaram. If you want to take public transport as a mode of transport, you can take buses from Ramanathapuram, Rameshwaram or even Madurai to reach the Devipattinam bus station. There are several buses available in this route . It is 15 kms from Ramanathapuram and would be a 30 mins ride in bus . The temple is 500 mts walk from the bus stand , auto also would be available

Navagraha Temple timings:

Pooja and other things it is recommended to visit there early morning by 5 – 6 AM. For normal visit it is fine to go anytime in the day now , as they have built a bridge to reach the Navagraha and pathway to go around rounds of the Navagraha . During other times of the day apart from the morning , it is possible that all the Navagraha s are not visible, as the water level could have covered it.

In the morning time, the water level would have got reduced with which one can walk and perform Pooja. Even now if you want to do Poojas and other rituals such as dhosham parikarams and offerings it is recommended to visit this place in the early morning by 5 – 6 AM. For a normal visit, it is fine to go anytime in the day now, as they have built a bridge to reach the Navagraha and pathway to go around rounds of the Navagraha.


Navagraha Kal Sarp Dosh
Pitru Dosh Pooja
Mangal Dosh Homam Pooja
Shani Dosh
Kemadruma Dosh
Gandamool Dosh
Shrapit Dosh
Nadi Dosh

Navagraha Pooja:

The navagrahas are in the sea and there is a pathway from the shore constructed to reach the navagrahas. If the place is not very crowded then its a different experience to gp round the navagrahas. When we there there were a group of folks and a couple who were getting some pooja done and had stepped into the sea with the help of the poojari.

Devipattinam Navagraha Temple, Devipatnam temple, Navapashanam temple, Dhevipattinam, Devipatnam to rameswaram, Rameswaram to devipattinam. Aadi Amavasya Navapashanam Celebrated grand manner.

There are two different sanctuaries here, one committed to Thilakesava and the other to Jagannatha. The Thilakeshwar Temple is committed to Shiva and Parvathi Durga. Shiva here is known as Thilakeswarar and the Goddess is known as Soundaryanayaki.

Srisailam Temple Timings Online Darshan

Srisalam Temple Timings Open at Morning 4:30 am and closes by 10:00 pm at night. Darshan timings will annouced here. Abhishekam and Kumkumarchana timings also revealed here. Srisailam Temple is one of the best temple across South India and on Special attractions on Shiva Ratri, Karthika Purnima and other festival days the Darshan Timings, Srisailam Temple Abhishekam Timings, Pooja & Sevas with Timing may change

Srisailam Temple Timings Online

Srisailam Darshan Timings:

Morning 6:30 AM to 01:00 PM
Evening time 6:00 PM to 10:00 PM
1:00 PM to 3:30 PM (alankara darshanam)

Seva timings:
Mangala Vayedhyam – 4:30 AM, 4:30 PM to 5:20 PM
Suprabhatam – 5:00 AM
Kalyanostavam – 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Ekantha Seva – 9:40 PM to 10:00 PM

Srisailam Temple Darshan Online

The Suprabhatam ,Harathi, Darshnam and Abhishekam Timings will be advanced during monday’s i.e they will be start from Suprabhatam 4:00 AM, Harathi 5:00 AM, Abhishekam 5:30 AM and Darshnam 5:30 AM

Medaram Jatara Sammakka Sarakka Jathara Dates, History Full Info

Medaram Jatara, Medaram

Medaram Jathara Sammakka – Saralamma Jathara will be held between Feb 5th to 8th 2020. Telangana state government every year celebrating Medaram jathara very grand manner. More than one and a half devotees are expected to take part in jatara. it is known as called Asia ” Biggest Tribal carnival”.

Medaram Jathara Sammakka Saralamma Dates, Information Timings

Telangana government makes all necessary arrangements for the jatara high level. for celebration government of Telangana allocated 10 crores for the acquisition of land and construction of Gaddelu. up to now much new progressive work going on. this year I decided to set up more digital screens to cover the event at all main cities which celebrated medaram jathara.

TSRTC operates 4,000 special buses for medaram jatara. To ensure all necessary facilities for the ensuing Sammakka Saralamma Jatara to be held at Medaram village in Mulugu district, the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) authorities have decided to operate 4,000 special bus services and cater to about 23 lakh devotees across the State. The Medaram is well known for Samakka Sarakka Jatara held once in at regular intervals amid the period of February month every year.

It is situated inside Ethurnagaram Wildlife Sanctuary. The Sammakka Sarakka Jatara Festival is held to offer tribute to the overcome mother-little girl warriors. near visiting places Convenience is accessible at Laknaam Lake 35 km – Haritha Resort, Tadvai 14 km – couple of Cottages and ITDA Guest House at Medaram. Roughly 6 million individuals unite more than three days around the little town of Medaram and its adjoining, Jampanna Vagu. Samakka Sarlamma Jatara is the biggest congregation of tribals in Asia and is visited by devotees not only from Telangana but also from the neighbouring States and this year the government expects one crore devotees would attend the jatara.


51 temporary bus stations were being put up across the State. Around 12,500 employees, including supervisors, workers, and security persons would be discharged. The temporary bus stands would be set up in over 59 acres.

The entire area will be covered with CCTV surveillance and the cameras will be linked to the police command control room. Yadagiri instructed officials to ensure arrangements of drinking water, toilets and basic amenities to devotees under the bus station limits.

History by Telangana Tourism

The Sammakka Saralamma temple in Warangal was built during the 12th century. This temple has no mythological background relating to the construction of the temple; instead, it is believed to be built in the memory of two tribal women. The main deity(s) of the Sammakka Saralamma temple are two brave women who stood up for their community and its betterment. They became Martyrs in the battle.

According to the legend, once a troop from the Koya tribal community was returning from a trip, when they saw a little girl playing with the tigress. The head of the troop saw the girl and inspired by her bravery, he adopted her and named her as Samakka. Later she married a headman of a neighboring tribal group and had a daughter, Sarakka. Both the mother and daughter protested the Kakatiya kings who forced the tribes to pay taxes. Both the women fought bravely and reportedly lost their lives.

The Jatara begins at Medaram in Tadvai Mandal in Mulugu District. It commemorates the valiant fight of the mother and daughter duo i.e. Sammakka and Saralamma against the then Kakatiya dynasty rulers protesting exaction of land tribute even at the time of severe drought. After Kumbha Mela, the Medaram jatara is said to attract the largest number of devotees in the country.

The Koya community constructed this temple as a token of gratitude. Annually an event called Sammakka Saralamma jatara is held which is considered as one of the largest tribal festivals of the world. The deities are brought from the forest to a spot for a period of 10-12 days when more than one crore devotees offer prayers and gift ‘bangaram’, which is pure jaggery to the deities. The entire place reverberates with divine chants and elaborate arrangements are made for this Jathara with thousands of buses plying to and fro with pilgrims.

Sammakka Sarakka Medaram Jathara Holidays:

Medaram jatara 2020 dates have been confirmed. In year 2020, it is confirmed to be held between 5th and 10th February 2020, i.e during Magasudda pouranami days. The main pooja would be on 8th,9th Feb.

Why Medaram Jathara is So Special ?

The actual festival begins in the month of Magha, on Sudha Pournami (full moon day) evening when Sarakka (in the form of a vermilion) would be traditionally brought from Kanneboyinapalle, a neibhouring village in the forest, and placed on a gadde, an earthen platform raised under a tree.


There are many legends about the miraculous powers of sammakka and one of them is, In 13th century, some tribal leaders who went for a hunting found a new born girl child emitting enormous light playing amidst tigers. She was taken to their habitation and brought up as a chief tain (She later became the saviour of the tribals of the region) she was married to Pagididda Raju a feudatory tribal chief of Kakatiyas who were the rulers of this area. She was blessed with 2 daughters and one son namely Sarakka, Nagulamma and Jampanna respectively

Sammakka Sarakka Temple Timings:

During Jatara Days temple is open 24 hrs round the clock 2) Any day of the year(365 days), Non-Jatara days its 6am to 6pm

Medaram Jathara Accommodation, Room Services:

Safe Forest Area, with good Blacktop Roads. In Warangal City you can avail decent Hotel Accommodation.

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How to Reach Medaram

Medaram is Located about 90 KM from Warangal District . From Hyderabad it’s about 180 KM.
Traveling by Train : From Hyderabad to Warangal, you can take the train ( reservation should be done well in advance) and From Warangal, you can get number of buses to Medaram during Jatara (festival) time.

Traveling by Bus: first you need to reach Warangal by any Bus and from there you can get the number of buses to Medaram during Jatara (festival) time.

Driving Directions: click on the link to launch MAP from wikimapia

Medaram Helpline numbers:

HelpLine Number 1 : 08715223222
HelpLine Number 2: 08717-281247
For Other Information Number: 08717-281247