Vemulawada Temple

Vemulawada Temple History, Pooja details, Sthalapuram. Temple located in Sricilla Rajanna district. This temple is called as Dakshina Kasi.

Vemulawada Temple History

This temple is dedicated to Lord Siva and the main deity is called by the name Raja Rajeshwara who resides here with his consort Raja Rajeshwari. This temple was built by Raja Narendra who recovered Siva Linga from the temple tank (Dharmagundam) while meditating for the Lord Siva. King Raja Narendra, the Great Grandson of Arjuna,  installed Siva Linga and did penance for Lord Siva. Lord Siva appeared before him and relieved him from Brahmahatya Dosha (the curse of killing Sage’s son).

From the inscriptions, it is known that Vemulawada Chalukyas ruled this region by making this place as the capital during 750 AD and 973 AD. This temple received huge contributions from Chalukyas and others.

Temple is famous for Kode Mokku, it is believed that Pradakshinam around the temple with Kode (Young Ox) will be blessed with good fortune. Kala Sarpa Dosha will also be performed at this temple. It is believed that Lord Siva bless devotees who sleep for a night in the temple premises.

It is believed that worshipping the deity at this temple will be blessed with a child. Devotees visit this temple along with Kode once their wish is fulfilled.

Special Poojas will be performed on Sivaratri days. Devotees throng this temple on these special days.

Vemulawada Temple Darshan Timings

6:15 am – 11:30 am,

12:10 pm – 2:00 pm

2:30 pm – 6:00 pm

7:15 pm – 9:00 pm

How to reach Vemulawada Temple?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Hyderabad which is 193 km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Karimnagar which is 36 km away.

By Road

  1. The direct bus is available from Sircilla and Karimnagar with good frequency.

Vemulawada Temple Images

Reference Link: History


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