Sri Vidya Saraswati Temple or Wargal Saraswati Temple is a Hindu temple located in Medak district in Andhra Pradesh, India. The deity of education in Hinduism is Goddess Saraswati. It is among the few temples of Saraswati in Andhra Pradesh. It is maintained by Kanchi Shanker Mutt. This temple complex was a brain child of Yamavaram Chandrashekhara Sharma. This temple is located on a hillock near Wargal village. On the same hillock there are temples of various other deities like Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Temple Sri Vidya Saraswati temple Lord Shanishwara Temple Lord Shiva Temple Few Vaishnava Temples now completely damaged without any moola vigrahas in it. Many families visit the temple for their children's Akshara Abyasam (learning ceremony). Meals are provided for free for all the devotees at the temple premises called as Nitya Annadanam. Vasant Panchami celebrations are celebrated every year. The temple has a Veda Paathashaala on its premises where many students learn Vedas. There are about 50 students who are provided accommodation on the temple premises.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Excellency in education
Ya Devi Stuyate Nityam Vibhuhairvedaparagaih Same Vasatu Jihvagre Brahmarupa Saraswati
Meaning -May Goddess Saraswathi who is the Goddess of knowledge and is appreciated by the learned ones who have mastered the Shastras and who is the wife of the creator, reside on my tongue.
Shrii Saraswatii Namahstubhyam Varade Kaama Ruupini Twaam Aham Praarthane Devii Vidyaadaanam Cha Dehi Me
Meaning -I bend down unto you O Goddess, the one who grants all her devotees' wishes, to uplift me with knowledge.
Gnanananda Mayam Devam Nirmala Spatika Kruthim Aadharam Sarva Vidyanam Hayagrivam Upasmahe
Meaning -I commit myself to the embodiment of knowledge and bliss, the Goddess who is very pure and forms the basis of all learning.
Yaa Kundendu Tushaarahaara Dhavalaa Yaa Shubhra Vastraavritaa Yaa Veenaa Varadanda Manditakaraa Yaa Shveta Padmaasanaa Yaa Brahmaachyuta Shankara Prabhritibihi Devaih Sadaa Pujitaa Saa Maam Pattu Sarasvatee Bhagavatee Nihshesha Jaadjyaapahaa
Meaning -May the blessed Saraswathi, Goddess Bhagavati, who is the deity for learning and who removes our laziness, protect us. She who is like the jasmine flower, pure and white, who is like the full moon, who is dressed in a clean robe and holds the veena. She who sits on a white lotus and is revered by the holy trinity - Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva and other Gods.