Amareswara Swamy Temple Amaravathi, History, Timings, Sevas and Poojas

Amareswara Swamy Temple also called Amararama temple. This temple located in the town Amaravathi in Andhra Pradesh state. Amararama temple considered very sacred and situated on the Southern bank of Krishna River.

About Amaravathi Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple:

This temple is one of the Panchakarma Kshetras that dedicated to Lord Shiva. In the temple architecture, one pillar in Mukhamantapa, there is the inscription wife of Proli Nayudu (that who was the minister of Kota King Ketaraja)

The Amareswara Swamy temple located on the small hill. And this temple sees the shrines of Mahishasura Mardini, Omkareswara Swamy, Veerabhadraswamy, Agasteswara Swamy, Guru Dattatreya, Vinayaka, Anjaneya, Kalabhairava, Kumaraswamy, and Lord Krishna.

In this temple, the base of the lingam is not visible — the four imposing gopuras in Dravidian style on four sides of the temple.

Amareswara Swamy Temple

History of Amaravathi Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple:

There are two legends of this temple. One is demon king Tarakasura defeated gods after awarding the boon by Lord Shiva. Lord Vowed to kill demons, and gods came to reside here. So this place called Amaravathi. Lord Shiva worshipped as Amareswara along with his wife Bala Chamundika, who considered as fourth of 18 goddesses

Other is Vasireddy Venkatadri Naidu, The king of Chintapalli was great to devote of Amaralingeswara. He was putting down the revolt in his land and got the situation that he needs the recourse to a massacre of Chenchus. For this, he lost his mental peace and recovered when he visits Amaravathi. He spent his property to construct temples for Lord Shiva

Amareswara Swamy Temple Speciality:

  • The Amaravati temple has a different style of worship when compare to other Lord Shiva temples. Here Shiva Linga is 15 feet high white marble and Abhishekam is performed from upstairs
  • People believe that worshiping this temple is considered to resolve the family issues
  • This temple is one of the 5 Pancharama and other four being Bheemarama, Draksharama, Kumararama, and Ksheerarama.
  • Amaravathi is an essential site of Hindu & Buddhist religion
  • If devotes dip in its holy water to clean their souls
  • We can see the red color patch on Shivalingam because the Shivalingam keeps growing in its size. So that nail has been hot on the top of that Shiva Linga. At that time, Shivalingam started bleeding.
  • This temple named as one of the sacred Shiva lingams

Amaravathi Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple Timings:

  • Morning: 06:00 AM to 12:00 PM
  • Evening: 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Amaravathi Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple Seva Ticket Cost:

  • Nithya Abhisheka Pathakam: Rs 3116
  • Saswitha Abhishekam: Rs 1116
  • Kathikamassa Abheshekam: Rs 1116
  • Maha Shivaratri Abhishekam: Rs 216
  • Saswitha Annadanam: Rs 1116
  • Rudra Homam: Rs 2116
  • Nithya Pooja Pathakam: Rs 1516
  • Chandi Homam: Rs 2116
  • Masa Shivaratri Abhishekam: Rs 516
  • Eka Rudrabhishekam: Rs 100
  • Dasara Alankarams: Rs 1516
  • Sahasra Namarchana: Rs 100
  • Ashtotram: Rs 50
  • Navagraha Abhishekam: Rs 100
  • Santhi: Rs 250
  • Special darshan: Rs 20
  • Two-wheeler Pooja: Rs 50
  • Four-wheeler Pooja: Rs 100

Dress Code For Amaravathi Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple:

  • The temple committee encourages traditional get up for devotees, and the temple doesn’t permit short dresses for men or women
  • Photography not allowed
  • One should switch off their mobiles phones while entering into the temple

Famous Festivals Celebrated At Amaravathi Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple:

Mahasivarathri, Kalyana Utsavas, Bahula Dasami, and Navaratri are important festivals

How To Reach Amareswara Swamy Temple:

By Road: Amaravati road connected all major cities so from Guntur it is 32 km and 46 km southwest of Vijayawada

By Rail: The nearest railway station situated at Peddakurapadu that is just 19 km from the temple

By Air: The nearest airport to reach this temple Gannavaram airport to the north of Vijayawada

Amaravathi Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple Accommodation:

People can get decent hotels at Amaravati. This temple trust also has special guest houses for thousands of pilgrims

Amaravathi Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple Nearby Temples:

  • Sai Baba temple
  • Geeta Mandir
  • Omkareswara Mandir
  • Kanaka Durga Temple
  • Lalitha Ammavari temple
  • Lord Anjaneya temple
  • Surya Bhagavan temple

Amareswara Swamy Temple Address:

  • Sri Amareswara Swamy Temple, Amaravathi town, Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh 522020, Office phone: 08645 255241

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