Sri Malleswara Swamy Temple at Kotrakona village of Gangadhar Nellore, Chittoor District.
This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and was built by Chola kings during the 11th century. This temple came under external attacks during the 12th and 13th century. There is mention of inner prakarams, Vimanagopuram, Rajagopuram and goddess Bhuvaneswari Devi on the premises.
Only in the year 1975, this temple came into light, when Brahmins from nearby Agraharam took a step in clearing debris and wilderness around the temple and lit the wick lamp for Lord Siva.
Treasure hunters causing damage to the temple construction in search of treasures.
Sri Malliswara Swamy Temple Festivals
Maha Siva Ratri will be grandly celebrated for two. During Karthika Masam special poojas will be conducted on every Monday.
Kotrakona (village), GD Nellore(Mandal), Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh-517127
How to reach Kotrakona Village?
- It is 13 km from Chittoor and takes 10 mins by Road
- It is 72 km from Tirupati, it takes 1 hour 15 mins by Road
Sri Malleswara Swamy Temple
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