Sri Ram Temple in Ramatheertham is located in Vijayanagaram district of Andhra Pradesh. This temple is dedicated to Lord Ram along with His consort Sita and Lakshmana.
Legend and Stories
This temple was built in 3rd Century. It is located in the Bavikonda Hills. River Champa flows beneath the Hill between Bhaskar Lake and Neelachalam Hills. The idols in the temple were installed by Pandavas during their exile period. Sri Pedda Jiyar Swami installed Ramasthoopam in the temple. We can see turtles with Namam (marks of Vishnu) roaming inside the temple premises.
Rituals and Festivals
Sri Ramnavami in the month of April and Vaikunta Ekadhasi are celebrated with utter devotion here.
Nearest airport is Visakhapatnam Airport which is 73 km away. Bus and taxi services are available to reach the temple.
Nearest railway station is Vijayanagaram Railway Station.
Buses are available from all major places to Vijayanagaram.
Sri Ram Temple,
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Freedom from diseases
- Relief from adverse effects from bad planetary aspects
- Relief from bondage
Achutham Keyshavam Rama Narayanam Krishna Damodaram Vasudevam Harim Shridharam Madhavam Gopika Vallabham Janaki Nayakam Ramachandram Bhajey
Meaning -Oh Lord who cannot be perished, who also has names like Keshava, Rama, Damodara, Narayana, Sridhara, Madhava, Krishna, Ramachandra the beloved of Janaki, let me say your name regularly.
Vasudeva Sutham Devam Kamsa Chanoora Mardhanam Devaki Paramanandham Krishnam Vande Jagathgurum
Meaning -I bow to you O Krishna, the ultimate guru, Devaki and Vasudeva's son, and the destroyer of Kamsa and Chanur.
Adharam Madhuram Vadanam Madhuram Nayanam Madhuram Hasitam Madhuram Hridayam Madhuram Gamanam Madhuram Mathuraa Dhipate Rakhilam Madhuram
Meaning -Meaning - Sweet are Your lips, sweet is Your face, sweet are Your eyes, sweet is Your smile, sweet is Your heart, sweet is Your gait, O Lord of Mathura, everything about You is sweet.
Alokya Mathur Mukha Madarena Sthanyam Pibantham Saraseeruhaksham Sachinmayam Devam Anantha Roopam Balam Mukundam Manasa Smarami
Meaning -I think of this Balamukundan as the one who looks lovingly at his mother's face while taking milk from her, who has eyes similar to the red lotus, who is the embodiment of truth and intelligence and other forms.
6 a.m. to 7:30 p.m.