Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Kamakshi Tayee Temple – Jonnawada


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Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Kamakshi Tayee Temple was built in the year 1150 A.D. and is located on the banks of Penna river. 

Once Kasyapa Prajapathi wanted to perform Yagna and started searching for the place in the southern part of India. meanwhile he reached Rajathagiri, which is located north to Penna river and decided to perform Yagna there. Kasyapa installed three Yagna Gundams namely, Daskhanagni, Aahananiyagni, Aaraspathyagni to perform Yagna. Lord Siva was very much pleased with Kasyapa’s Yagna and emerged out of Yagna Gundam in a Linga shape. It is mentioned in the Skanda Purana, that the place where Yagna is held is called Jannada, which later took the form as Jonnavada.

Goddess Parvathi then reached Jonnavada in search of Lord Siva. Lord Siva requested Goddess to stay here at this place. On his, request Goddess self manifested and started residing in the Penna river. Later fishermen installed the idol on the banks of Penna river and started offering prayers, which caught in their fishing net.

During the 4th century, Aadi Sankaracharya on his way to Kailasagiri found that this Idol is the manifestation of the Goddess Parvathi and installed the idol along with Lord Siva in the temple.

There is a lake near to temple which is called Kasyapa Theertham, belief is that whoever takes a dip here will be free from committed sins in the present life.

Timings to visit 

5:00 AM – 1:00 PM |  4:30 PM – 9:15 PM

Seva Details

Ashtothara sathanamarchana5116/-
Dastram pooja116/-
Gramotsavam Ubhayakatnam2116/-
Kadgamala Pooja100/-
Laghunyasa Abhishekam200/-
Laksha Bilvarchana5000/-
Laksha Kumkumarchana5000/-
Lingodhbhava kala abhishekam1116/-
Mahanyasa Rudrabhishekam500/-
Navaavarana Pooja500/-
Pallaki Seva300/-
Prardhana Kalyanam1000/-
Vasthralankarana Seva500/-
Pulangi Seva2500/-
Saamuhika kumkumarchana pooja200/-
Sani Nivarana Jyothi10/-
Saswatha Kalyanam (10 years)16116/-
Saswatha Mahanyasam (10 years)16116/-
Saswatha Navavarna pooja (10 years)16116/-
Saswatha pulakapu (10 years)16116/-
Special Pulangi Seva5000/-
Sravana Masa Pooja900/-
Sri Chakra Navaavarna pooja1000/-
Sri Chakra Navaavarna homam16116/-
Sri Kadgamala Pooja (9 days) Paroksha seva2116/-
Sri maha rudra homam6116/-
Vadayathi Utsavam1116/-
Vendi Nandi Seva5000/-
Vendi Rathotsavam1000/-

Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Kamakshi Tayee Temple - Jonnawada

Festivals celebrate at Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Kamakshi Tayee Temple

Dusserah, Vaisakha Brahmotsavams.

How to Reach 

By Air: Tirupati International Airport – 143 km

By Train: Nellore Railway Station – 15 km

By Bus: Nellore – 12 km


Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Kamakshi Tayee Temple, Nellore District, Jonnawada, Andhra Pradesh, 524305, India.

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