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Sri Sivadevuni Chikkala Temple | Andhra Pradesh, West Godavari

Situated near Palakol, Andhra Pradesh, Sivadevuni Chikkala is a famous temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The Shiva lingam in this temple was installed by Lord Hanuman. The temple was constructed by the King of Mogalturu a few hundred years back.

Legend

According to the legends, Lord Sri Rama asked Hanuman to bring a Shiva lingam to perform pooja to Lord Shiva to get rid of the sin of killing Ravana, a Brahmin. Hanuman went to Kasi and a selected a beautiful Shiva lingam and kept that lingam in a chikkam (nest of threads) and starts travelling back. During his journey, Hanuman stopped at this village to perform his early morning pooja and kept the lingam there. When he returned after the pooja, ...View more

Architecture

The temple has a three and a half feet tall lingam head with the foot radius. The temple also houses the shrine of Goddess Parvati and Lakshmi narayana temple.There is a huge beautiful lake behind this temple.

Darsan Info

Timings : 7:00 AM To 8:30 PM

Travel Support

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Darsan Dresscode

Clean and conservative clothing preferred : avoid shorts.

Culture

West Godavari is well known for its wool-pile carpets and hand woven products. There are many landmarks and tourism destinations in the district. Eluru is the largest city of the district with many destinations related to Buddhists and Archeological importance such as Guntupalli Caves near the city.Eluru city hosts 74 feet high Buddha statue in the heart of the city.Buddha Park at Eluru.Some of the religious destinations include, Dwaraka Tirumala known with the name as Chinna Tirumala,Pancharama Kshetras of Palacole and Bhimavaram etc.Other destinatins of tourism importance are Perupalem Beach at Narasapuram, the Kolleru Lake being the largest fresh water in the country and a bird sanctuary, Dowleswaram Barrage and Godavari river.

Language Spoken:Telugu

Location and Contact

Sri Sivadeva Swami Temple, Sivadevuni Chikkala, West Godavari, Andhra Pradesh 534245

BY BUS: Buses are available from all major places in Andhra Pradesh. Palakollu is the nearest town which is 9 km away.
BY TRAIN: Nearest railway station is Sivadevuni Chikkala Railway Station which is 1 km away.
BY AIR: Nearest airport is Rajahmundry Airport which is 90 km away. Bus and taxi services are available to reach the temple.

Additional Info

  1. Sri Gajalakshmi Lodge
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Temple Rituals

Daily pooja and seva programs starts from morning 7:00 AM to evening 8:30 PM. The seva programs are scheduled as per the temple calender.

Regular Offerings

Not Available

famous Festivals

Maha Shivarathri, Laksha Bilvarchana during karthika masam, Sivaratri radhotsavam, Laksha Kunkumarchana and Chandi Yagam are also celebrated here every year.

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