Ghatika Siddeswaram Temple – Nellore


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About Ghatika Siddeswaram Temple

It is located at Siddeshwara Kona in the Sitaramapuram Surrounded by large hills. Siddha’s were performed penance here. Hence called Lord Shiva as Siddheshwara Swamy.

According to local mythology, it dates back to before the 6th century. The Nithyanatha Siddhacharyas state in the Rasaratnakara scripture that Agastya Maharshi, one of the Sapta Rishis, performed penance in this temple and performed the marriage of Umamaheswaras.

The temple was renovated in 1974 by Avadhuta Kashinayana at a time when the temple was in a state of disrepair.

The Goddess Ishtakameshwari Devi, who is present here, pays special obeisances to the devotees in various forms during the Dussehra Sharanavaratri celebrations.

Ghatika Siddeswaram Temple

Timings to visit 

06:00 AM – 06:00 PM

Festivals celebrate at Ghatika Siddeswaram Temple

Shivratri, Karthika Masam, Dussehra, Ugadi. 

How to Reach 

By Air: Tirupati International Airport – 212 km

By Train: Nellore Railway Station – 124 km

By Bus: Udayagiri – 35 km, Nellore – 122 km


Ghatika Siddeswaram Temple, Near Ghutika Siddeswaram, Andhra Pradesh, 524226, India.

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