Mopidevi Temple - Sri Subrahmanyeswara swamy temple at Mopidevi

Mopidevi Temple is a famous Lord Subramanyeshwaraswamy temple present in Mopidevi village in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh.

This temple is best known for Sarpa Dosha Nivarana Puja and Rahu Ketu Puja in South India.

Swayambhu Lord Subrahmanya in the form of Shiva Lingam is the presiding deity of this ancient temple and is called "The God of Snakes".

Mopidevi Temple Info:

Primary Deity Lord Subrahmanyeswara Swamy
Locale Mopidevi Village
District Krishna
State Andhra Pradesh
Pincode 521125
Festivals Magha shasti, Nagula Chavithi
Website www.mopidevitemple.org
Phone Sri Subrahmanyeswara Swamy
(08671) 257240, (08671) 257370
Sri Durga Nageswara Swamy Temple
(08671) 275230
Sri Kakuleswara Swamy Temple
(08671) 255238

Mopidevi Temple - Sri Subrahmanyeswara Swamy Temple

Official language spoken here in this region is Telugu.

Lord Subrahmanyeswar Swamy popularly known as Murugan, Kartikeya, Murugan, Skanda and Subrahmanyam Swamy is a Hindu war God.

He is the son of Lord Shiva and mother Goddess Parvathi and is Commander-in-Chief of Devas.

Temple Distance:

Lord Subramanya Swami temple at Mopidevi village is at a distance of around 7 km from Avanigadda, 30 km from Machilipatnam, 70 km from Vijayawada and 77 km from Guntur city.

Temple Attractions:

It is believed that, many childless couple have come here for a night stay in Mopidevi temple are blessed with children by the divine grace of Lord Subrahmanya Swamy.

The temple charges a nominal fee for doing Rahu Ketu Puja and supply all the items needed for performing the puja at the temple premises.

Devotees who are looking for children tie a cradle at the sacred tree in the temple premises and those looking for marriage offer sweet jaggery rice pongal at Mopidevi Temple.

Rahu Ketu Dosha Puja at Mopidevi Temple:

Many devotees visit Mopidevi temple and worship Lord Subrahmanyeswar Swamy as a remedy for Rahu Ketu Dosha and Sarpa Dosha.

Mopidevi Temple History:

According to the Sthala Purana, Lord Subrahmanyeswara Swamy is in Swayambhu (self-manifested) Linga form at Mopidevi temple.

According to some local legends, Veeravarapu Parvathalu is a great devotee of Lord Karthikeya Swamy and is a pot maker by profession.

Lord Subrahmanyeswara Swamy was once pleased with his ardent devotion appeared in his dream and guided him to dig at the nearby anthill to uncover the Lingam.

Immediately, Pavathalu informed about his dream and took the help of villages to go to the place indicated by Lord Subrahmanyeswara Swamy in the dream.

They started to dig up the anthill and to their surprise, found the Swayambhu Lingam in the anthill. Later, Parvathalu added some more baked clay idols of great Rishis, Nandi, Garuda Horse, Cock and began to worship Swayambhu Lord Subrahmanyeswara Swamy.

Lord Subramanyeswara is the principle deity of the royal family Challapalli and are currently taking care of the temple.

Nearby Temples:

Swayambhu Sri Sakaleswara Swamy Temple (Lord Shiva) is located just beside this temple. King Sagara who is the Grandfather of Lord Rama, worshipped this Lingam.

The Lingam was discovered in the year 1783, when floods washed Mopidevi village. A temple was constructed for the Lingam by the local landlord Adusumilli Gangubhotlu.

Another interesting fact about this temple is that the depth of Lingam is still unknown.

Nearby Temple Attractions:

  1. Hamsaladeevi Venugopala Swamy Temple (35 km)
  2. Pedakallepalli Durga Nageswara Swamy Temple (8 km)
  3. Srikakuleswara Swamy Temple in Srikakulam (18 km)
  4. Kanaka Durga Temple in Vijayawada (77 km)

How to Reach Mopidevi Temple:

Mopidevi's Subramanyeswara temple is well connected by buses, trains and flights from all parts of the country.

By Road:

NH 214A passes through the Mopidevi village and APSRTC run frequent buses connecting nearby towns and cities.

The temple is present on Vijayawada to Avanigadda road route and many local buses ply through this route.

By Flight:

Gannavaram Airport (VGA) in Vijayawada is the nearest airport from Mopidevi temple.

By Train:

Repalle Railway Station (RAL) is the nearby railway station at a distance of around 12 km from Mopidevi temple.

Other nearby stations are Tenali Junction (TEL), Guntur Junction (GNT) and Vijayawada Junction (BZA).

Share Autos are available from Repalle railway station to Mopidevi temple.

Temple Timings:

Mopidevi temple timings are mentioned in the following table just for reference.

Morning:- 5.30 AM to 1.00 PM
Evening:- 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM

Festivals and Best Time to Visit Mopidevi Temple:

Many devotees from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and other South Indian States, visit Mopidevi temple on auspicious days like Magha Shasti, Ashada Shukla Panchami, Nag Panchami, Subrahmanya Sashti and Nagula Chavithi.

Mopidevi Temple Photo Gallery:

Mopidevi Temple - Lord Subramanya Swamy Temple

Mopidevi Subrahmanya Swami Temple

Mopidevi Temple Contact Details:

Sri Subrahmanyeswara Swamy Temple
Mopidevi, Krishna District
Andhara Pradesh
Pincode: 521125.

Mopidevi Temple Phone Numbers:

Office: 08671-257240
Email: ap_eo_estatetemples@yahoo.co.in


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