Sri Chathurmukha Brahmalingeshwara Swamy Temple at Chebrolu

Chebrolu in Guntur district, Andhra Pradesh has many temples of great historical importance, including the one famous Chathurmukha Brahmalingeshwara Swamy Temple dedicated to Lord Brahma.

Sri Chathurmukha Brahmalingeshwara Swamy Temple-Chebrolu
Chebrolu Lord Brahma Temple

Chebrolu Temple Info:

Primary Deity Lord Brahma & Lord Shiva
Built By Raja Vasireddy Venkatadri Naidu
Date Built 200 years Ago
Village Chebrolu
Division Tenali
District Guntur
State Andhra Pradesh
Pin Code 522212

It is one of the very few temples in India dedicated to Lord Brahma.

official language spoken at this place is Telugu.

Chathurmukha Brahma Temple is a very beautiful temple present in the middle of a temple tank.

Devotees need to walk on a small bridge across the waters on the temple tank and get the darshan of Chathurmukha Brahmalingeshwara Swamy.

Lord Brahma Temple Chebrolu
Chathurmukha Brahmalingeshwara Swamy

The main attraction of this temple Lord Brahma embodied on the four sides of Shiva Lingam.

It is surrounded by other temples of Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Goddess Shakti in the four corners depicting different incarnations.

Nearby Temples are Sri Adikesava Swamy Temple. It is a very old temple and contains mainly two shrines.

The temple is in close proximity with Sri Bhimeswara Swamy Temple and Sri Nageswara Swamy Temple.

Sri Bhimeswara Swamy Temple was built during the Chalukya dynasty period and contains a huge Shiva Lingam.

A beautiful Nandi statue carved out of a single red stone stands outside the temple.

Chebrolu is at a distance of around 17 KM from the district head quarters Guntur city. This old pilgrim area belongs to Andhra region.

Chebrolu was called as "Tambrapuri" during the Satavahana dynasty. The village is also called as "Chatturmukhapuram" and "Sambhole".

About Chebrolu:

Chebrolu is a small village and Mandal head quarter in Guntur district of Andhra Padesh state in India. Chebrolu was once a famous Buddhist site and served as the capital city of Kakatiya dynasty.

Official language spoken at Chebrolu is Telugu.

Chathurmukha Brahma Temple History:

Chebrolu Brahma Temple near Guntur
Chebrolu Brahma Temple

Maharishi Bhrigu once cursed Lord Brahma that no one will directly worship him in Kaliyuga.

It is the reason you will notice Lord Brahma engraved on the four sides of Shiva Lingam in this sacred temple and is worshipped as Sri Chathurmukha Brahmalingeshwara Swamy instead of making a separate idol for him.

The place also served as a popular regional Fort for the Pallava dynasty, Chalukyas and Kakatiya dynasty.

Brahmalingeshwara Swamy Temple was rebuilt by Sri Raja Vasireddy Venkatadri Nayudu (1783 - 1816) in the 19th century. He was the last King who ruled the present Krishna Guntur region until the arrival of the British in India.

The Raja has restored many ancient temples at Chebrolu, Ponnuru, Amaravati and Mangalagiri. He also strengthened many other small temples in Chebrolu.

What to See at Chebrolu Temple:

Chathurmukha Brahmalingeshwara Temple dedicated to Lord Brahma and Lord Shiva

Chebrolu is famous for four shrines namely: Nageshwara, Adikeshwara, Brahmalingeshwara and Bhimeshwara.

Single stone carved Nandi statue.

How to reach Chebrolu:

By Road:

Ponnur is the nearest city to Chebrolu and has good road connectivity option. APSRTC operates frequent buses from all major cities to Chebrolu.

By Train:

The nearest major railway station is present at Guntur Jn (GNT) [16.8 KM], Guntur Railway Station. Nearby small railway stations include:
  1. VJA/Vejandla Railway Station [6.6 KM]
  2. SJL/Sangam Jagarlamudi railway station [7.5 KM]
By Flight:

The nearest airport is present at Vijayawada - VGA/Vijayawada Airport at Gannavaram. From there, one can easily reach Chebrolu by road.

Other Temples in Chebrolu Village:

  1. Pandu Ranga Swamy Temple
  2. Sai Baba Temple
  3. Veerabhadraswamy Temple
  4. Shirdi Saibaba Temple
  5. Ramalayam Temple
  6. Siva Temple

Popular Temples in Guntur District:

  1. Chejarla Sri Kapoteswara Swamy Temple
  2. Ponnur Veera Anjaneya Swamy Temple
  3. Pedakakani Lord Shiva Temple
  4. Mangalagiri Narasimha Swamy Temple
  5. Jillellamudi Amma Temple

Food and Accommodation:

Good accommodation facility is available at the nearby cities like Guntur and Vijayawada.

Nearby Cities:

City Distance
Ponnur 15.7 KM
Tenali 16.4 KM
Guntur 17 KM
Mangalagiri 33.6 KM
Vijayawada 47.7 KM
Amaravathi 52.7 KM

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1 comment:

  1. Temple looks beautiful but not maintained properly. Near to the Chaturmukha brahma image brooms etc. are kept.


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