Monday, 20 August 2012

Sri Kanaka Durga Temple Vijayawada Temple Address & Contact Number

Sri Kanaka Durga Temple is the abode of Goddess Kanaka Durga manifested herself (Swayambhu/Self Created) on the hillock known as INDRAKEELADRI situated on the left bank of river Krishna at Vijayawada, Andhrapradesh, India.

This temple is of Smartha Agama Sampradaya. Lord Sri Malleswara Swamy temple, Sri Nataraja Swamy temple and Sri Subramanyeswara Swamy Temple are also located in this main temple.

History of the Temple:
The origin of the Goddess Kanaka Durga Temple is known to be of 8th century. The temple was constructed during the regime of Mogalaya Rulers.According to the Sthalapuranam (Place-History),Mogalaya ruler Tanisha with his ministers managed the temple with head quarters at Kondapalli (nearer to Vijayawada City). Sri Sri Sri Sankara Bhagavatpadulu - Adi Sankaracharya visited this shrine during 8th century and worshipped the Goddess and installed SRICHAKRAM at the feet of Goodess Sri Kanaka Durga.

Importance of Sri Kanaka Durga Malleswara Swamy Temple:
Indrakeeladri is unique in that it has been the chosen abode of Kanaka Durga and Her consort Malleswara as Swayambhu (the self-existent one). Here Durga is one the right side of Malleswara as against the tradition of Goddesses taking their position on the left of their consorts. This shows that Shakthi is predominant on the Indrakeeladri.

The temple of Kanaka Durga the Goddess of power, riches and benevolence and the presiding deity of Vijayawada, is swarmed by lakhs of pilgrims for worship during the "Navarathri" festival which is celebrated with Religious fervour, pomp and festivity. The small but ancient temple of Kanaka Durga , a top the Indrakeeladri hill on the banks of the Sacred river Krishna in Vijayawada abounds with legends of historical interest.

Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Devasthanam Timings, Vijayawada:
The temple is kept opened from 5:00am to 9:00pm without any break for darshan in all the days.

Temple Address:
Joint Commissioner & Executive Officer
Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devastanams
Indrakeeladri,
Vijayawada-1
Krishna District,
AndhraPradesh State,India
Temple Contact Telephone Number : 0866-2423600(office) / 2423800(fax)                          
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