Sri Kakuleswara Swamy Temple, Srikakulam is a historical ancient Temple. It was built by Sathavahana’s family in the 4th Century. Previously it was popular as Andhra Maha Vishnu, Andhra Nayaka, Telugu Vallabha, and Sri Kakulani Nadha. Gradually the God is called Sri kakuleswara. The Temple is 57th prior to the 108 ancient Punya Kshetras.
The existing Raja Gopuram was built by Anantha Dandapala who is the king of Cholas in the year Sarvadharinama year i.e. 1081. The Vijayanagara King, Sri Krishna Devaraya Visited this Temple in the year 1519. He Wrote Amuktha Malyada Grantham as per Sri Kakuleswara Swamy’s instructions in the dream. The Mandapam where Sri Krishna Devaraya wrote the Amuktha Malyada Grantham is called Amuktha Malyada Mandapam. The Temple is under the control of the Vizianagaram emperor and gradually it comes under the control of Devarakonda Santhanam who is acting as present Trustees.
Timings to visit
06:00 AM – 12:00 PM | 05:00 PM – 08:00 PM
Festivals celebrate at Sri kaakuleswara Swamy Temple
Vykunta Eakadasi, Ugadi.
How to reach Sri kakuleswara Swamy Temple
By Air: Nearest airport is Gannavaram, Andhra Pradesh. From Gannavaram one can choose to travel by Bus or by hiring a private taxi.
By Train: Vijayawada – 65 km,
By Bus: Avanigadda Bus station – 8 km,
Sri kakuleswara Swamy Temple, Srikakulam, Mopidevi Mandal, Krishna District – 521132, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Official website of Sri Kakuleswara Swamy Temple
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