|| Lord Sree ||Sita Ramachandra SwamyTemple in Bhadrachalam
శ్రీ భద్రాచలం సీతారామచంద్ర స్వామి వారి దేవస్థానము
Bhakta RamadasuKancharla Gopanna
Bhakta Ramadas in the year 1630 AD constructed Bhadrachalarama temple. He was born to Linganna Murthy and Kamamba in Nelakondapalli village of Khammamett Taluk in 17th century (1630 AD).
KalyanaMahotsavam(Sri Rama Navami)
By Lord Rama, Golconda Ruler Tanishah earmarked the income derived from the said Palwoncha paragana which came to Rs 20,000 and odd for the maintenance of the temple which was continued during Qutub Shahi’s reign and offering Pearls on the occasion of Kalyana mahotsavam (Sri Rama Navami) to Deities on an elephant.
How to Visit!
Vijayawada is the nearest airport.
Koththagudem is the nearest rail head at a distance of 40 km.
Every hour from Koththagudem, which is connected with Vijayawada, Khammam, Machilipatnam, Tenali, Kakinada, Nalgonda and Hyderabad.
Annual Kalyanotsavam on Sri Rama navami, during Sri Rama Navami (march-April).
Vaikunta Ekadasi (Mukkoti). Sree Seetaramachandra Swamy darshan on Vaikuntha Dwaram on Mukkoti (December–January).
Lord Sree Sita Ramachandra Swamy Temple in Bhadrachalam is a Hindu temple of Lord Rama located in Telangana, India. The area is called as Bhadrachalam and is the venue of grand celebrations on Rama Navami day, when the wedding anniversary of Lord Rama and his consort Sita takes place with much fanfare.
Popularly known as Bhakta Raamadaas, he was born Gopanna to Linganna Mantri (a surname he kept as a result of one of his forebears being a minister at the court of a king) & Kadamba (sister of Madanna, a brahmin minister to TaniShah), in 1620 in Nelakondapalli, a small village in Khammam district, Andhra Pradesh.
Two major festivals are being celebrated every year which were introduced and traditionally celebrated right from the tenure of Bhakta Ram Das ."Vykuntha Ekadasi" , a religious festival that attracts lakhs of devotees from all over the country.
The day begins at the temple with "Prabhadhotsavam" or awakening ceremony at 4.30 AM with specially composed songs of Tumu Narasimhadas, poems, Sannai Trupets Naubat etc. Abhishekam will be performed at 7.00 AM to Lord Rama on Sundays and all the remaining days abhishekams will be performed at Badruni Sannithi on the same time.
Note: All saswatha pujas are for a period of 10 years only. For further information, please call Temple Superintendent 7660-007-679.
This is supposed to be the exact spot where Rama, during his vanavasa in Dandakaranya, constructed a hermitage and spent his exile with his concert Sita and brother Laxmana. Agastya had selected this spot for Rama and is about 35KMs from Bhadrachalam.
Kodandarama Temple, Vontimitta
Sri Kodandarama Swamy temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the god Rama, located in Vontimitta town in Korajampet taluk of Kadapa District in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The temple, an example of Vijayanagara architectural style, is dated to the 16th century. It is stated to be the largest temple in the region. It is located at a distance of 25 kilometres (16 mi) from Kadapa and is close to Rajampet.