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Sri Raja Rajeshwari Temple in Durgamitta is a famous temple dedicated to Goddess Mother Sri Rajarajeswari . Nellore Sri Rajarajeshwari...

Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple in Durgamitta - Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

Sri Raja Rajeshwari Temple in Durgamitta is a famous temple dedicated to Goddess Mother Sri Rajarajeswari.

Nellore Sri Rajarajeshwari Devasthanamu
Nellore Sri Rajarajeshwari Devasthanamu

This famous temple is located in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh state.

Nellore Rajarajeswari Temple Info:

Primary Deity Goddess Rajarajeshwari
District Nellore
Temple Timings6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Date Built1975 AD
Major FestivalsDussera
StateAndhra Pradesh
Phone0861-2322016, 2345676

Temple History:

There was an interesting story behind the construction of this temple.

In the year 1965, Arul Jyothi Nagaraja Murthy, who is Sri Rajarajeswari Peetadhipathi located in Arcot district of Tamil Nadu state was going to Vijayawada.

He took rest at Durgamitta and felt the presence of Goddess Rajarajeswari in the opposite open land and asked his local Nellore disciples to construct a temple in that open land.

Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple in Nellore
Nellore Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple

Sri Ratnaswamy Mudaliar is the founder of Sri Rajarajeswari temple who has taken permission from the District Collector to construct the present temple.

Later, other small temples were constructed for Lord Subrahmanyeswara Swamy, Lord Sri Sundareswara Swamy, Goddess Gayathri, Lord Vinayaka and Navagraha's in the temple premises. In the year 1985, the temple was taken over by the Endowment department.

Devi Navaratri (Dussehra) is a famous festival, which devotees celebrate here and offers prayers.

Temple Attractions:

RajaRajeswari Ammavari Devasthanam Nellore

Nellore Rajarajeswari Temple is famous for Rahu Kala pooja on Friday. Especially, lady devotees worship Goddess Rajarajeswari by lighting up the Diya (lamp) and perform pooja.

Temple Timings:

Morning 06.00 AM to Evening 8.00 PM

Popular Temples in Nellore:

Some of the best ancient sacred pilgrimage places in Nellore city include:
  1. Jonnawada Mallikarjuna Kamakshi Temple
  2. Penchalakona Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple
  3. Narasimha Konda - Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple
  4. Sri Talpagiri Ranganadha Swamy Temple, Nellore
  5. Narrawada Sri Vengamamba Temple
  6. Golagamudi Venkayya Swamy Temple
  7. Sri Chengalamma Parameshwari Temple in Sullurpet

How to Reach Nellore:

Nellore city is well-connect by road and rail network.

By Air:

Tirupati Airport (TIR) is the nearest public airport located at Renigunta to reach Nellore city. The nearest International Airport is present at Chennai.

By Train:

Nellore Railway Station is well-connected to all major cities like New Delhi, Vijayawada, Chennai, Hyderabad, Howrah, Bangalore and Kanyakumari.

By Bus:

All major cities like Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Bangalore, Visakhapatnam and Chennai are connected to Nellore by road.

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Contact Details:

Sri Raja Rajeswari Ammavari Devasthanam
Nellore District. 524004.
Phone: 0861-2322016, 2345676

E-mail: Info@rajarajeswaridevasthanam.com
Website: www.rajarajeswaridevasthanam.com

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