Jamalapuram temple

Jamalapuram temple History, Timings, Route and Darshan

As per the Legend, Sage Jabali performed penance in the Vaikunta cave on top of this hill. It is believed that Lord Venkateswara Swamy self-manifested here.

As per the folklore, Uppala Yagna Narayana Sharma an ardent devotee of Lord Vishnu reached this place during his Yatra. He dedicated his life to the deity and started worshipping. He instructed his descendants to worship Lord Venkateswara without fail. 6th descendant, Uppala Akku Bhatlu was not able to climb the hill and prayed Lord Venkateswara for his inefficiency. Lord Venkateswara instructed him to climb down without turning back so that he can follow the devotee. During this process, Akku Bhatlu heard a huge sound and turned back. Lord Venkateswara manifested at that point.

This temple was renovated during the reign of Sri Krishna Deva Raya from Vijayanagara dynasty

Temple will be crowded heavily on Ekadasi, Weekends, Vaikunta Ekadasi/ Dwadasi and other major festival days.

This temple is also called by Khammam Chinna Tirupati.

Jamalapuram Temple Timings

Morning Hours: 5:00 am – 1:00 pm

Evening Hours: 4:00 pm – 9:00 pm.

Hair offering Timings: 6:00 am – 6:00 pm. Daily.

How to reach Jamalapuram temple?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Vijayawada which is 65 Km away

By Train

  1. The direct train is available from Vijayawada, Hyderabad station.
  2. Krishna, Golconda Express from Hyderabad pass by Jamalapuram.

By Road

  1. The nearest bus station is at Jamalapuram which is 5 Km away.
  2. The direct bus is available from Khammam and Vijayawada stations.

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