Shree Nagavelambika Temple in Chittapur is situated 50 km from Gulbarga district of Karnataka. Shree nagavelmba devi temple in chittapur is a well-known pilgrim. People of the surrounding villages summon here to witness the Periodical jaatras.
About The Temple
From outside it looks like a regular temple, but the main temple complex is bordered by the water making it more interesting. One can see the water flowing below the 2 holes on sides of the paadukas (feet) of Shree Nagavelambika Devi. The Devi is also denoted to as Jaladurga. The name of kalyani here is 'nandibaavi / nandibowdi'. The height of the water in this kalyaani is always 5 feet throughout the year. The water is clean and devotees can take a dip. There is No fear of drowning here. The source of this water is unknown. The water will always be overflowing (recirculation). The excess water reaches the Nagalambika temple surrounding it. Then it will go out of the temple and flow onto the agricultural fields.
The nearest airport is Hyderabad International Airport 220 km from City. A new airport in Gulburga is under construction.
The nearest railway station is Chittapur Railway Station.
You can easily get regular buses to reach Chittapur from Gulbarga.
Chittapur, Gulbarga district,
Karnataka, India, Pincode – 585211.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Get married to a person of a girl's choice
- Health and longevity of husband
Sarva Mangala Maangalye Sive Sarvaardha Saadhike, Saranye Tryambake Gauri Naarayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer you our salutations, Oh auspicious Naraayani, who is the good of all good, who can achieve everything and can offer refuge, Oh three-eyed Gowri.
Saranaangatha Dheenaartha Parithraana Paraayane Sarvasyaarthi Hare Devi Naaraayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer salutations to you, Oh Narayani, who has the infinite power of creating, preserving and destroying. You are the basis and epitome of the 3 gunas.
Sarvaroope Sarvese Sarvasakthi Samanvithe, Bhayebhyastrahi No Devi Durge Devi Namosthuthe
Meaning -I offer my salutations to you mother Durga, who is present in all beings and has all power, save us from all our wrongdoings O mother of the universe.
Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Shakthi Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha
Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as Shakti in all beings.
Morning 6:00 am to Evening 9:00 pm