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Sri Veerabhadra Swamy Temple, Pattiseema | Andhra Pradesh, West Godavari

Located at the middle of River Godavari on Pattiseema island of West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh, Sri Veerabhadra Swamy Temple is a famous pilgrimage center dedicated to Lord Shiva. Here, Lord Shiva is presiding in the form of Lord Veerabhara Swamy. It is one of Pancha Kshetras and other four temples are at Kedarnath, Kashi, Kalahasthi and Srisailam. The temple was built by Reddy Raju Kings in the 12th century.

Legend

According to the legends, Daksha did not invite Lord Shiva at the Yagna conducted by him. Knowing about this, Sati went to the yagna uninvited even when Lord Shiva asked her not to go to the yagna. Sati reached the yagna place and asked her father Daksha the reason for not inviting Lord Shiva while Daksha invited all other Gods. Daksha insulted Lord Shiva and Sati became angry and felt sad for not obeying Lord Shiva. Sati immolated herself. Heari...View more

Architecture

The temple belongs to 12th Centuty. The temple has a beautiful Nandi Vigraha. Carved images of dancing people adorn the walls.

Darsan Info

Temple timings : 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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Darsan Dresscode

Clean and conservative clothing suggested; avoid shorts.

Culture

The place held a pleasant surprise for city dwellers. The famous temple of Sri Veerabhadra is picturesquely located on a hillock known as Devakuta Parvatha situated in the middle of the river Godavari. The backdrop of hillocks, the golden sand, undulating waters, the floral tips of wild grass waving in the cool breeze set the mood as one get ready for the visit to the ancient temple, considered to be one of the Panchakashi Kshetrams of the Shivaites, with a peaceful bent of mind.

Language Spoken:Telugu

Location and Contact

Pattiseema, Polavaram mandal, West Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh 534341

BY BUS:
Buses are available from all major places in Andhra Pradesh to Pattiseema. Rajahmundry is the nearest city which is 36 km away.
BY TRAIN:
The Nearest major railway station to Pattiseema is Rajahmundry Railway Station which is 35 km away. Bus services are available frequently to access the temple.
BY AIR:
The Nearest airport is Rajahmundry Airport which is 48 km away. Bus and Taxi services are available to reach the temple.

Additional Info

  1. There is no accomdation available within the radius of 5kms as the temple is located in small Island in the middle of Godavari River
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Temple Rituals

Daily Morning pooja and abishekam starts from 7:30 AM onwards and thereafter astothram archana will be performed to Lord Shiva as per temple schedule.

Regular Offerings

Not Available

famous Festivals

Mahasivaratri, Kalyanam of Lord Shiva on Bheeshma Akadashi and Karteeka masam.

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