Narapura Venkateswara Swamy Temple

Narapura Venkateswara Swamy Temple

Narapura Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Jammalamadugu, Kadapa District. Temple is located on the banks of Penna River. Jammalamadugu town located is located on the other side of the river.

 

Legend of Narapura Venkateswara Swamy Temple

It appears that a devotee Narapuraiah had a dream one night in which Lord Sri Venkateswara appeared and told him about the idol located on the bank Penna river. Narapuraiah with the help of other villagers, were able to found the idol on the banks pennar river near Jammalamadugu Town.

Narapuraiah installed this Idol to the North of the town in a sand heap.  From then on this temple named as Narapura Venkateswara Swamy Temple.

As mentioned in the inscriptions on the temple walls, the present temple which was consecrated by Narapuraiah was then renovated in the year 1919 with the help of local devotees.

This temple is under the control of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams in the year 2008.

 

Annual festivals

Annual Brahmotsavam will be performed during the months of Vaisaka. Rathotsavam is a popular event during Brahmotsavam, where thousands of devotees participate in pulling the Ratham.  All poojas are performed as per pancharatra agama sasthram.

Brahmotsavam schedule

Day Day-Utsavam Night-Utsavam
1 Dwajarohanam Peddaseshavahanam
2 Chinnaseshavahanam Hamsavahanam
3 Simhavahanam Muthyapu Pandirivahanam
4 Kalpavrushavahanam Sarvabhupalavahanam
5 Pallaki Vahanam Garudavahanam
6 Hanumadvahanam Gajavahanam
7 Rathotsavam Aswavahanam
8 Suryaprabhavahanam Chandraprabhavahanam
9 Chakrasnanam Dwajarohanam
10 Pushpayagam Utsavam

 

How to reach Narapura Venkateswara Swamy Temple ?

  1.  77 Km from Kadapa, 1 hour 30 mins by Road. Direct bus is available from Kadapa to Jammalamadugu. It takes another 15 mins from Jammalamadugu to reach this place
  2. 218 km from Tirupati, 4 hours 15 mins by Road. Direct bus available from Tirupati to Jammalamadugu.

 

Narapura Venkateswara Swamy Temple

 

Reference Link:  Temple History

 

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