Yemmiganur Neelakanteswara swamy temple :

God and Godess :

Neelakanteswara Swamy

Location :

Yemmiganur Sri Neelakanteswara Swamy Temple
Yemmiganur Town,
Kurnool district – 518360
Andhrapradesh

Timings :

  • Morning 9.30 A.M to 1.30 P.M
  • Evening 4.30 P.M to 7.30 P.M

Temple History :

The Sri Neelakanteswara temple is located in Yemmiganur / Emmiganur Town, which is located in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. Yemmiganur is one of the major towns in the Kurnool district.

The Sri Neelakanteswara Swamy temple is a famous temple exactly near to the NTR indoor stadium. Lord Shiva is the presiding deity of the temple. Lord Shiva is in the form of Shiva linga called as Neelakanteswara Swamy. Here the lord Neelakanteswara Swamy was very much attracted to the devotees, The alankarana of shivalinga. Every Maha Shivaratri day special poojas were performed in this temple.

Lord Shiva:
Shiva is “the transformer” within the Trimurti, the Hindu trinity that includes Brahma and Vishnu. In Shaivism tradition, Shiva is the Supreme being who creates, protects and transforms the universe. In the goddess tradition of Hinduism called Shaktism, the goddess is described as supreme, yet Shiva is revered along with Vishnu and Brahma. A goddess is stated to be the energy and creative power (Shakti) of each, with Parvathi the equal complementary partner of Shiva. He is one of the five equivalent deities in Panchayatana Puja of the Smarta tradition of Hinduism.

Festivals :

  • Shivaratri,
  • Karthika Pournami,
  • Mukkoti Ekadasi.

Ticket price for rituals, darshanams & special sevas :

  • Archana
  • Abhishekam
  • Astotram
  • Kumkumarchana
  • Bilvarchana

Nearest Temples Around Yemmiganuru Neelakanteswara swamy temple :

  • Yaganti Uma Maheswara swamy temple – 128 km
  • Ahobilam Narasimha Swamy temple – 192 km
  • Nandavaram Chowdeswary temple – 113 km
  • Mantralayam Raghavendra Swamy temple – 22 km
  • Gajulapalli Sarwa Narasimha Swamy temple – 148 km
  • Mahanandi Mahanandeswara Swamy temple – 148 km

Nearest Bus Stations :

  • Yemmiganur – 1 km
  • Adoni – 30 km

Nearest Railwaystations :

  • Adoni – 32 km
  • Kurnool – 68 km

Nearest Airports :

  • Tirupati – 393 km
  • Vijayawada – 560 km
  • Kadapa – 255 km
  • Hyderabad – 264 km
  • Bangalore – 323km
  • Chennai – 530 km

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