Kotappakonda Sri Trikoteswara Swamy Temple,Timings, Pooja Details

Kotappakonda temple

Kotappakonda temple is situated at a holy hill in Guntur district at Andhra Pradesh. This temple is also called as Trikuteswara Swamy temple and Trikoteswara Swamy temple. And this Kotappakonda temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva.

About Kotappakonda temple:

Kotappakonda temple is considered as very famous and popular temple. This temple appeared on the holy hill with three peaks (you can watch in any direction). And as per Puranas this three peaks described as the Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, and Lord Shiva. So that’s why this temple is also called as Trikutadri.

There are 4 temples located in the temple complex, one is located at the hill base, other at an elevation and the main temple is located at height of 1500 feet. As per the Puranas, this is the place where Lord Shiva himself selected for meditation

Kotappakonda temple

History of Kotappakonda temple:

As per the legend one lady who is the great devotee of Lord Shiva to worship and offering flowers and fruits in this temple. One day the lady coming to temple, a crow troubled that lady by seeing the fruits. Then the lady got angry and also cursed the crow that it cannot enter the temple premises

Even today also you can see that no crows are present around the temple premises.

Kotappakonda temple specialty:

The specialty of the temple is, we cannot find the single crow around temple surroundings

Kotappakonda temple opening timings:

Morning: 05:30 AM to 01:30 PM and Afternoon: 3 PM to 07:30 PM

Daily sevas and timings:

  • Eka Rudrabhishekam: 05:30 AM to 06:30 AM
  • Abhishekam: 06:30 AM to 12:30 PM
  • Archana, Darshanam: 06:30 AM to 1 PM
  • Archana on Gotras Panchaharati: 01:30 PM to 01:45 PM
  • Ashtothara pooja, Darshan, Archana: 03:30 PM to 7 PM
  • Darshan, Panchaharati, Pradoshakolarchan, Gotranamamulu: 7 PM to 07:30 PM

Poojas Ticket cost:

  • Astotharam: Rs 50
  • Annaprasana: Rs 100
  • Panchaharati: Rs 50
  • Abhishekam: Rs 100
  • Aksharabyasam: Rs 100
  • Moolavirat Abhishekam: Rs 400
  • Mandapa Abhishekam: Rs 150
  • Kesakhandana: Rs 10
  • Mahasivarathri Proksha Abhishekam: Rs 500

Down Hill:

  • Archana: Rs 10
  • Heavy Vehicle pooja: Rs 50
  • Light vehicle pooja: Rs 50

Uphill:

  • Archana: Rs 5
  • Light vehicle pooja: Rs 200
  • Heavy vehicle pooja: Rs 200

 Other schemes:

  • Annaprasadam for 25 members: Rs 750
  • Annaprasadam for 50 members: Rs 1500
  • Pulihora Prasadam: Rs 150 per KG
  • Dhadhyaojanam: Rs 150 per KG

Main festivals celebrated at Kotappakonda temple:

Mahasivarathri is the main festival that celebrated in the temple. As the part of Shivaratri festival, devotees put Prabhas of over 100 feet high and carried on lighted bullock carts. For this festival Lakhs of people will visit the Sri Trikoteswara Swamy temple for Lord Shiva darshan.

Kotappakonda temple

Saswatha Pooja details:

  • Saswatha Abhishekam (10 years): Rs 2116
  • Saswatha Astottaram for 10 years: Rs 1116
  • Nitya Gotranam for one year: Rs 1116
  • Kartheekamasa Paroksha Abhishekam: Rs 500

How to Reach:

By road: Number of buses available from Hyderabad and there is also another route to reach Kotappakonda from Addanaki

By Rail: Nearest railway station is Narsaraipet

By Air: Nearest Airport to reach temple is Gannavaram airport

Accommodation details at Kotappakonda temple:

  • Nandi guest house: 2 rooms are available and charged Rs 750 per day
  • TTD Anandavalli Choultry: 22 rooms are available and charged Rs 250 per day
  • Thotavari Satram: 8 rooms are available and charged Rs 300 to Rs 1000 per day
  • Annapurna Sadanam: 16 rooms are available and charged Rs 200 per day
  • And there are so many caste-based choultries and lodgers at downhill

Nearby temples:

  • Subrahmanya Swamy Temple
  • Ramalingeswara Temple
  • Kapoteswara Swamy Temple
  • Gopinathaswamy Temple
  • Neelakanteswara Temple
  • Bhavannarayana Swamy Temple
  • Balachamundi Sahita Amareswaralingeswara Temple
  • Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple
  • Jalapeswara Swamy Temple

Temple address:

  • Sri Trikoteswara Swamy temple, Narasaraopet, Kotappakonda, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh, 522601.
  • Phone number: 9440532905.

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