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Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple

Overview


Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami temple is located at Narayanavanam Mandal of Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. This Temple is 70 km away from Chittoor Town. Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami is the main deity of this temple.


About The Temple


Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple

The other shrines also in this temple include Sri Padmavathi Ammavari temple, Sri Andal Ammavari temple, Sri Sita Lakshmana Sameta Ramulavari temple and Sri Ranganayakula Swami temple etc. There are other shrines like, Sri Parasareswara Swami temple, Sri Veerabhadra Swami temple, Sri Sakti Vinayaka Swami temple, Sri Agastheeswara Swami temple, Sri Avanakshamma temple are present in the main temple.


Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple

There is an Idol of the shrine Sri Mahalakshmi with the name of Sri Padmavathi Ammavaru in this temple.


Sri Andal Ammavari Temple

The deity Andal is the only female Alvar among the 12 Alvar saints of South India. Sri Andal Ammavaru is credited with the great Tamil works, Thiruppavai and Nachiar Tirumozhi that are still recited by devotees during the winter festival season of Margazhi. Here we can observe the Idol of Sri Andal Ammavaru besides the main temple.


Sri Sita Lakshmana Sameta Ramulavari Temple

There is a small temple for Lord Rama, one of the Incarnations of Lord Vishnu along with Lakshmana, brother of Rama and Sita, consort of Lord Sri Rama.


Sri Ranganayakula Swami Temple

In this ancient temple, we can observe the Idol of Lord Sri Vishnu in the form of Sri Ranganayakula Swami.


Legend and Stories


This temple is believed to be built before thousands of years or so. There is a 5 storied Gopuram built at the entrance of this temple. Narayana Vanam is believed to be the capital of Karvetinagar kings of Surya Vamsam in ancient days. This ancient temple of Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy was believed to be built by brother of Padmavati Ammavaru and the son of Akasha Maharaja. It is believed that the Lord Sri Venkateswaraswami has married the Goddess Sri Padmavathi Ammavaru, the daughter of Akasa Maharaja at this place. There is a common belief that the Goddess Sri Padmavathi Devi offered prayers to Goddess Sri Avanakshamma before her marriage with Lord Venketeswara Swamy at this place.


Festivals


Annual Brahmotsavams are conducted every year at Sri Kalyana Venkateswaraswami temple located at Narayanavanam village along with the other shrines present in this temple. Devi Navarathri festival will also be celebrated every year at this temple. Giri Pradakshina (Konda Chuttu Thirunallu) festival will also be celebrated in this temple at the end of Sankranthi festival, once in a year. Utsava murthis of Sri Parasareswaraswami, Sri Champakavalli Ammavaru, Sri Agastheeswaraswami and Sri Markathavalli Ammavaru will also be worshiped during this Giri Pradakshina Festival. Details of various special poojas and festivals conducted in this temple are shown below.


Daily Sevas


Name of the Seva -Timings
Kalyanotsavam-10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Abhishekham-Performed on every Friday

Accessibility


The nearest airport is Tirupati Airport, which is 24 km away from Narayana Vanam. The nearest Railway Station is Puttur Railway Station, which is 5 km away from Narayana Vanam. Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Narayana Vanam of Chittoor District is well connected by road from all places in Andhra Pradesh State.


Temple Address


Sri Kalyana Venkateswara Swamy Temple,
Narayana Vanam,
Narayana Vanam Mandal,
Chittoor District,
Andhra Pradesh – 517581.

Significance

Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • For a blissful marital life
  • For prosperity
Shlokas

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.

Timings

The temple is open from 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM

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