Sunday 1 June 2014

TTD Sri Kalyana VenkateswaraSwamy Temple Address and Darshan Timings, Srinivasa Mangapuram, Chittor Dt., Andhrapradesh.

Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple is located in a temple town Srinivasamangapuram, 12kms away from Tirupati City(Tirupati - Peleru:Madanapalli Route).The main deity of the temple is Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy and his consort Goddess Sri Padmavathi Devi.

Sri Kalyana Vekateswara Swamy Temple Darshan Timings:
The temple is opened at 5:00am with suprabhata seva and closed at 8:00pm with Ekantha Seva. There is a break darshan at 7:30am, 10:00am and 5:30am for half an hour due to Naivedyam to the Lord.

Srinivasamangapuram Temple Address & Contacts
Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple,
Srinivasa Mangapuram,
Chittor District ,
Andhrapradesh, India
The temple contact telephone number is 0877-2264588

According to legends, Lord Srinivasa married Sri Padmavathi Devi, the daughter of King Akasaraja in the village NARAYANAVANAM. After marriage, the Lord wanted to go to Tirumala along with his consort Sri Padmavathi Devi. On the way the lord went to Agastya Ashram where he was advised by the Sage Agastya not to go to Tirumal Hills immediately. Having blessings of the Sage, the Lord stayed in this village for a period of 6 months and then reached Tirumala Hills.

History and Significance of the Srinivasamangapuram Temple:
There is no clear evidence by whom and when the temple was constructed. The temple was ruined due to the invasions of Sultan of Delhi in 1324. 

According to the temple inscriptions, Sri Tallapaka Chinna Tirumalacharya, the Grandson of Sri Annamacharyulu renovated the temple. Sri Chinna Tirumalayya consecrated the idols of Venkateswara Swamy, Nacchiar(Deveri), Anatha, Garuda, Vishwaksena, Alwars, Udaivars and Sri Annmayya. The shrine was renovated by Talapakka Chinna Tiruvengatanatha in the 16th century. The temple is under the control of Tallapaka Family for a long period. 

Later the temple was under the control of Archaeological Department, Government of India for another long period. The temple regained its glory in 1940s.

The TTD took the management of the temple in the year 1967. There after the temple was renovated again and constructed Main Mukhadwaram. According to Vaikhanasa Agama, TTD introduced all Utsavams/Sevas and religious Rituals as being performed in Srivari Temple, Tirumala.

Important Utsavams/Sevas:
S. No. Name of the Seva/Utsavam Performing Day/Period
1 Poolangi Seva(Thomala Seva) On Every Thursday in the morning hours to the Main Deity of the Temple
2 Nitya Kalyanotsavam Kalyanam to Lord Venkateswara Swamy and Goddess Sri Padmavathi Devi. This is a paid Arjitha Seva
3 Sakshatkara Vaibhotsavam Three Day Festival performed in the month June/July month in every year
4 Pushpayagam This seva is performed in Phaguna Masam(month) on the day of Sravana Nakshatra Day(Birth star of the Lord)
5 Vasantotsavam Three Day Festival performed in the month Vaishaka Masam(May) in every year.
6 Pavitrotsavam Three Day Festival in the month of Aswayuja(October)
7 Annual Brahmotsavams Ten Day Festival in the month of Magha (February)
8 Garuda vahana Seva On every Pournami(Full Moon Day) in a month
9 Swarna Pushparchana On Every Tuesday performing Archana with 108 Golden Flowes to the main deity. This is a paid Arjitha Seva.

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