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


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