Mavullamma Temple Bhimavaram is located in Bhimavaram. As the goddess manifested in a Mango farming the Goddess called by the name Mamillamma, later as Mavullamma.
Mavullamma Temple Bhimavaram History
It is believed that Goddess manifested here in the year 1200 AD but the temple inscriptions date to 1880 AD. As per the folklore, In the year 1880 AD, Goddess appeared in the dreams of devotees Marella Machiraju and Grandhi Appana and revealed her whereabouts. As instructed by the goddess, these two devotees uncovered the Idol in the mango farm. These two devotees built the temple for the Goddess in the year 1880 AD.
Annual Jathara will be celebrated for a month, which starts on Jyeshta Suddha Padyami. In the year 1910, due to floods in the Bhimavaram, Idol was partially damaged. In the year 1920, a sculptor Tatavolu Nagabhushana acharya from the village Kalla restored the temple and the Idol. After which, the goddess appeared ferocious and devotees used to fear to visit the temple. Later the sculptor Grandhi Apparao made the changes and brought the appearance from ferocious form to the present peaceful form.
Mavullamma Temple Bhimavaram Poojas
Bala Bhogam and Sahasra Kumkum Archana will be performed in the early hours. Pancha Harati, Sahasra Namarchana, Vedaparayanam will b performed in the evening hours. Goddess will be decorated as Sakambari during Ashada Suddha Pournami.
During the annual festival, the goddess will be decorated with a Saree made out gold.
Mavullamma Temple Bhimavaram Address and Contact Number
Mavullamma Ammavari Devasthanam
Bhimavaram, West Godavari District
Contact Number: +91 8816 239505/ 232598
How to reach Mavullamma Temple Bhimavaram?
- The nearest domestic airport is at Rajahmundry which is 91 km away.
- The nearest railway station is at Bhimavaram which is 1.5 km away.
- Temple is at a walkable distance from Bus station.
Bhimavaram Mavullamma Temple Images
Reference Link: Temple History