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Wargal Saraswati Temple - Sri Vidya Saraswati Shani Temple


About Wargal Saraswati Devi Temple:


Last week I visited Wargal town to see the famous Sri Vidya Saraswati Devi Temple. The temple is best known among people as Wargal Saraswati Temple.

Those who can not visit Basara Saraswati Temple can go to this temple as it is located just 55 km away from the city of Hyderabad.

The Temple and its surroundings has a pleasant atmosphere and makes for a perfect picnic spot.

Sri Vidya Saraswati Shani Temple in Wargal
Sri Vidya Saraswati Shani Temple

We visited Wargal temple around 5:10 pm on a lovely rainy evening day and the atmosphere in the temple was amazing.

wargal saraswati devi temple

The temple attracts many devotees from Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Hyderabad throughout the year. Special Poojas like Chandi Homam is also performed at Wargal temple.

Wargal Saraswati Temple

The temple has South Indian architecture and is currently maintained by Shri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham.

Wheelchair facility is available for senior citizens and disabled pilgrims can avail the lift facility to take the blessings of Goddess Saraswathi.

I will provide brief information about the temple and its importance and also include some nice pictures of Wargal Saraswati Temple.

pictures of Wargal Saraswati Temple

Wargal Saraswati Temple Location:


Wargal temple is present in the Karimnagar highway [Rajiv Rahadari] road and can be reached from Hyderabad in about an hour and a half. Devotees can travel by APSRTC bus or private vehicles plying towards Karimnagar.

sri vidya saraswathi temple

After crossing the Mulug constituency, there is a gateway arch to the left side of the road.

Passing through this arch road for about a kilometer or so viewing the lush green fields on either side leads to the famous Wargal Sarswathi temple.

Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Temple Wargal

Wargal Saraswati Temple

Wargal Saraswati Temple Timings:


Mon to Thu Fri to Sun
6:00 AM to 12:30 PM 6:00 AM to 2:00 PM
4:00 PM to 7:00 PM 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Wargal Saraswati Temple Aksharabhyasam Timings:


Saraswathi is the Godess of education and kids seeking education are brought to this temple for Aksharabhyasam (initiation into education) before joining them into the school for the first time.

Wargal Saraswati Temple Aksharabhyasam

Aksharabhayasam starts from 08:30AM onwards every day and will be performed in groups.

saraswathi temple near wargal

Best days for performing Aksharabhyasam at Saraswathi Temple are: Ugadi, Sravana Pournami day, Vijaya Dasami, Guru Poornima and Basant Panchami day.

Aksharabhyasam at Saraswathi Temple

List of Items Required for Aksharabhyasam include:

  1. Camphor, Kumkum, Agarbatti, Turmeric powder, Chandanam (1 small packet each)
  2. Two Coconuts, one kg rice, Fruits, Betel leaves and nuts, flowers and a garland
  3. Traditional slate and chalk, Notebook and Pencil

About Wargal Lord Shaneshwara Temple:


Wargal Lord Shaneshwara Temple

Lord Shaneshwara Temple in Wargal is a famous temple of Lord Shani in the Telangana region with a huge statue measuring approximately three feet high. Special Poojas are performed on Shani Trayodashi with Taila Abhishekam.

Other Temples in Wargal:


Apart from Sri Vidya Saraswati Devi Temple, there are many other temples on the hill. The most important ones are:

  1. Lord Shaneshwara Temple
  2. Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Temple
  3. Lord Shiva Temple
  4. [Mola vigrahas of ancient Vishnava Temples are completely damaged]

vargal temple

sri vidya saraswathi shani temple

vargal temple saraswati devi

wargal saraswati devi temple

Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Temple Wargal


Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Temple Wargal

Pilgrims can purchase pooja and book items in the temple premises itself and in the afternoon period lunch facility is provided for all the devotees.

saraswathi temple near wargal

Annual Events Celebrated at Wargal Temple:


  1. Vasantha Panchami Mahotsavam
  2. Sharan Navrathi Mahotsavam
  3. Shani Thrayodashi

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Author at Wargal saraswati temple
Author at Wargal Temple

Wargal Temple Contact Details and Address:


Sri Vidya Saraswati Shaneeswara Temple,
Vargal(Wargal)-502279,
Medak District.
Contact Numbers:08454-255035 [Phone] / 9247851122 [Mobile]
You can find more information about the temple and its annual events on the official website: www.srivargalvidyasaraswathi.org

Wargal Saraswati Temple Route Map:


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