Peddamma Talli Temple – Hyderabad


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About Peddamma Talli Temple

There is no clear evidence about the existence of the Peddamma Talli Temple. But it is considered that the temple is here since about 150 years. Only in the year 1993, it took place in a big way and the Rajagopuram was constructed. Hundreds of people come to this temple and it looks every day like a festival. People believe in “Amma” and the temple is very popular in the twin cities, next to “Ujjaini Mahakali Temple” Secunderabad. Rathotsavam will be performed on Ratha Saptami is another major festival of Peddamma Gudi Temple.

The devotees pray to “Amman” as their own mother and believe that she is the saviour. Unlike the utsavams i.e., Bonalu once a year, here is this Peddamma Talli Temple the Bonalu utsavams performed every Sunday. Beside the common people, politicians, VIPs, Industrialists come to this temple and perform pujas in this temple.

Shiva, the supreme ascetic, disturbed by the violence opened his third eye unleashing the fire of doom. Even the power of Shiva’s third eye capable of destroying the three worlds could not arrest Mahisashura’s march. At that very moment a stream of lightning dazzled forth from the mouths of Brahma, in the form of the goddess Brahmi. She rode a swan and held books of wisdom in her hands.

Simultaneously, the shaktis of the other gods emerged taking female forms. From Indra, rose Indrani bearing a thunderbolt, riding an elephant, from Kumara rose Kaumari holding a lance and riding a peacock, from Vishnu rose Vaishanavi on an eagle with a discus whirling on her finger, from Varaha came the sharp tusk sow Varahi, from Shiva came Shiavani riding a bull bearing a trident.

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They rose to the sky and merged with each other in a blinding light. The sounds of the conchs, drums and bells filled the air. With bated breath, the gods watched the light. From the heavenly light arose a beautiful goddess Durga ‘the inaccessible one’. Then all the gods furnished her with their special weapons. Shiva gave his trident, Vishnu his discus and mace, Indra his thunderbolt, Kurmara his lance, Brahma his bow. Then mounting a lion, Durga prepared for battle.

A great battle commenced. Mountains shook, oceans trembled, clouds scattered across the sky, as the buffalo demon attacked Durga. He rushed towards her, sometimes as a buffalo, sometimes as a lion, sometimes as an elephant. The goddess broke the buffalo’s horns with her mace, sheared the lion’s mane with her lance, cut the elephant’s trunk with her sword. Weapon after weapon, when hurled at the buffalo demon, but each time he managed to rise up undefeated.

Realizing that her weapons had no effect on Mahisashura, Durga threw them aside, dismounted from her lion and with her bare hands sprang upon Mahisashura’s back. With her tender feet she kicked his head. The demon, immune to the weapons of all the gods, fell senseless at the touch of Durga’s feet. Durga then raised her trident and plunged it into the buffalo demons heart conquering the unconquerable.

The temple is developed by Mr. P. Janardhan Reddy, MLA of Khairtabad with personal care. The trust people done tremendous development in last few years. Hundreds of people come to this temple and it looks every day like a festival.

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Timings to visit Peddamma Talli Temple

06:00 AM to 01:00 PM and 03:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Festivals celebrate at Peddamma Talli Temple

Bonalu, Sankranthi, Navaratri, Jatara

How to Reach Peddamma Talli Temple

By Air: Rajiv Gandhi International Airport – 36.9 km

By Train: Secunderabad Railway Station – 4 km

By Bus: Manikonda – 6.5 km, Madhapur – 3.1 km

Parking Charges

Four Wheeler: Rs.10/-
Two Wheeler: Rs.10/-


Peddamma Talli Temple, Road No: 55, Jubileehills, Hyderabad, 500033, Telangana.

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