Keesaragutta Rama Lingeswara Swamy Temple,History,Timings,Poja

Keesaragutta temple

Keesaragutta temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and here worshipped as Sri Rama Lingeswara Swamy in Rangareddy district of Telangana. Daily number of devotees will visit this temple for Lord Shiva and his wife Goddesses Bhavani darshan

 About Keesaragutta temple:

This Keesaragutta temple is also known as Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy temple. This temple is just 40 km away from Hyderabad city. This temple is located in Keesaragutta mandal that built before the 4th century.

The main temple of Lord Shiva was constructed on Samadhi of Shri Prabhu in granite. There is the 5 stories gopuram built on the entrance of this ancient temple. The main idol of Keesaragutta temple is Lord Shiva in the form of Shiva Linga avatar and worshipped with a name of Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy

Keesaragutta temple History:

As per the legends, Lord Rama killed Ravana (Brahman), so that Lord Rama installed the Siva Lingams at different places in that Keesaragutta is one of the beautiful places. He ordered Hanuman to bring Shivalingam from Varanasi. Lord Hanuman was late in arriving with Sivalinga and Lord Shiva himself appeared before Sri Rama presented

So that this Shivalingam called Swayambhu. After that Hanuman returned with 101 Shiva lingams from Varanasi and felt sad not installed his bought lingam. For that, he threw them all over the area.

Even today you can see several Shiva lingams are found scattered all over the outside of the temple space. Sri Rama ordained the precedence that given him for worship at the temple. And Lord Rama said that the hillock where the Shiva lingam was installed would bear the name of Kesarigiri (Hanuman son name Kesari). Later name was changed as Kesara and that Sacred Shiva lingam at this temple called as Ramalingeswara Swamy

Keesaragutta temple

Sri Rama Lingeswara Swamy temple opening timings:

Morning: 6 AM to 12:45 PM and Afternoon: 3 PM to 07:30 PM

Daily Sevas and timings:

  • uprabatha Seva: 6 AM to 06.30 AM
  • Mahayana Poorvaka Rudrabhishekam: 6.30 AM to 07.30 AM
  • Maha Aarathi: 7.45 AM
  • Abhishekams: 8 AM to 12.45 PM
  • Aarathi, Mahanivedana, Dwarabandhanam: 12.45 PM to 1 PM
  • Archana and Abhishekams: 3 PM to 7 PM
  • Nivedana, Mantra Pushpam, Aarathi and Pavalipu Seva: 7 PM to 07.30 PM

Ticket cost:

  • Sri Satyanarayana Vratham: Rs 75
  • Special Archana: Rs 58
  • Navagraha Pooja/Archana: Rs 75
  • Upa Devalayam / Sri Swamivari Archana: Rs 21
  • Kasha Khandana: Rs 10
  • Kunmuma Archana Ammavarlaku: Rs 21
  • Mahaansya purvaka Abhishakam: Rs 801
  • Kalabhairava Abhishekam: Rs 75
  • Annaprasana: Rs 75
  • Swami vaari Kalyanam: Rs 801
  • Nandhi Mandapa Abhishakam: Rs 301
  • Garbhalaya Abhishekam: Rs 551

Vehicles Pooja:

  • Scooter / Two Wheeler: Rs 51
  • Lorry / Bus / Tractor: Rs 101
  • Car / Auto: Rs 75

Permanent poojas:

  • Permanent Kalyanam: Rs 2500
  • Permanent Satyanarayana Vratham: Rs 1250
  • Permanent Daily Pooja: Rs 1516
  • Permanent Rudra Homam: Rs 2500

Prasadam cost:

  • Abhishekam Laddu: Rs 50
  • Laddu (General): Rs 10
  • Swami vari Sticker: Rs 4
  • Pulihora: Rs 10
  • Cover: Rs 2
  • Vada: Rs 10

Main festivals celebrated at Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy temple:

Maha Sivaratri, Karthika Masam, Dhanurmasam are the main festivals that celebrated in this temple. Karthika Masam Abhishekam is the special pooja in this temple

Keesaragutta temple

Nearby Temple:

  • Birla Mandir
  • Chilkur Balaji Temple
  • Peddamma Temple
  • Kali Mata Temple
  • Jagannath Temple
  • Yadagiri Temple
  • Kesari Hanuman Temple
  • Saptha Mata Temple

How to Reach:

By Road: Keesara is located 35 Km from Hyderabad. So you can easily get bus services to reach Sri Ramalingeswara Swamy temple

By Rail: The nearest railway station is Bolarum railway station junction which is 18 km away from a temple

By Air: The nearest airport is Rajiv Gandhi international airport. It is 42 km away from the temple


Keesaraguuta offers the quality food and accommodation services hostels and lodges near a temple

Keesara Gutta Temple Address:

  • Shri Rama Lingeswara Swamy temple, Keesara Gutta, Hyderabad, Telangana, 501301
  • Phone number: 94910 00699
  • Official website:

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