Raja Rajeswara Temple is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and it is located in the Vemulawada town in Telangana state. The presiding deity of the temple is Raja Rajeswara Swamy (Lord Shiva). The temple is situated about 38 KMs from Karimnagar. This place was the capital of the Vemulawada Chalukyas who ruled from 750 CE to 973 CE.
About Raja Rajeswara temple, Vemulawada
This is very famous Shiva Temples in this area where large numbers of pilgrims are visiting. The presiding deity Sri Raja Rajeswara Swamy is locally popular as Rajanna. Sri Raja Rajeswara Swamy adorned on both sides by the idol of Sri Raja Rajeswari Devi on the right side and to the left is the idol of Sri Laxmi Sahitha Siddi Vinayaka. Raja Rajeswara Temple, Vemulawada.
The temple’s holy tank called Dharma Gundam. It is believed that in the waters of the tank have medical elements. Once Pilgrims come to visit the temple, they have a bath on this temple tank.
Large Numbers of Pilgrims are visiting at the time of Maha Shivaratri. The temple also has a very special offering made by devotees called’ Kode Mokku’.Raja Rajeswara Temple Opening Timings Large Numbers of Pilgrims are visiting at the time of Maha Shivaratri. The temple also has a very special offering made by devotees called’ Kode Mokku’.
Raja Rajeswara Temple Opening Timings
The temple remains open in the morning from 4.00 AM and 12.00 PM.
Raja Rajeswara Temple, Vemulawada Festivals
The major festivals celebrated in the temple are:
- Mahasivarathri Jathra
- Sreerama Navarathrotsavams – Vaisnavate
Other important festivals being celebrated in this temple are:
- Sri Siva Kalyanotsavam [5 days – festival]
- Sri Hanumath Jayanthi
- Sri Ganesha Navarathrotsavams
- Sri Devi Navarathrotsavams
- Sravana Masotsavam
- Kartheeka Masotsavam
- Sri Sankara Jayanthi
- Sri Geetha Jayanthi
- Sri Thyagaraja Aaradhanotsvam [5 days – festival]
How to reach the Raja Rajeswara Temple, Vemulawada
Nearest airport is Hyderabad Airport which is 278km away. Bus and Taxi services are available to the temple.
Nearest major railway station is Karimnagar Railway Station which is 47 km away. Bus services are available to the temple.
Bus services are available from all places in the State to this place.