Achanteswara Swami and Achannuteswarudu, the Shiva Lingam in this temple is said to be self-manifested. This temple was built during the reign of Eastern Chalukyas. There are about six Shiva lingas.
- Lakshmaneswara lingam
- Someswara lingam
- Markandeya Lingam
- Skanda Lingam
- Indra Lingam
There’s once Two Saivites from Achanta, thought of worshipping Lord Siva in Kasi during lingodhbava time. On time being, they came across a prostitute and One of the devotees attracted towards her and dropped his journey to Kasi. The person who was performing Abhishekam to Linga during Lingodhbava time was distracted and keep thinking about his friend and pleasures. The one at pleasure house regretted and assumed Prostitute’s Udder as Linga and started worshipping with devotion during Lingodhbava time. Impressed Lord Siva self-manifested here. Hence the Achanteswara means it looks like a female breast.
Timings to visit
06:00 AM – 09:00 PM
How to Reach Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple
By Air: Rajahmundry Airport – 68 km
By Train: Palakollu Railway Station – 18 km, Rajahmundry Railway Station – 59 km
By Bus: Rajahmundry – 60 km, Vijayawada – 160 km,
Achanta Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple, Peda Gopuram Veedhi, Maruteru Achanta Koderu Road, Achanta, 534123, West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh, India.
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