Devuni Kadapa Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Swamy Temple

About Devuni Kadapa Temple

Devuni Kadapa Temple is famous for the holy and historic Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Swamy Temple in Kadapa District of Andhra Pradesh state.

Devuni Kadapa Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Swamy Temple

Devuni Kadapa also known as "Pata Kadapa/Old Kadapa - Tirumala Toli Gadapa" is a part of Kadapa city and is considered the doorstep of Tirumala, the holy abode of Lord Sri Venkateswara Swamy.

In the past, Pilgrims first visited the Devuni Kadapa Temple before going to Tirumala Balaji Temple.

Devuni Kadapa Temple Information:

Primary Deity Lord Balaji (Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Swamy)
Architecture Vijayanagara Style
Place Devuni Kadapa
Division Kadapa
District Kadapa
State Andhra Pradesh
Country India
Pin Code 516001
Official Language Telugu

Temple Attractions:

The presiding deity of this ancient temple is Lord Venkateswara Swamy idol who has an image of Lord Hanuman on his back in the Sanctum Sanctorum.

The idol of this temple was established by Krupacharya (Saptarishi and Chiranjivi) and is mentioned in Puranas as "Kripavathi Kshetram".

Dancing Lord Ganapathi idol is present at Mukha Mandapam. Also, Golden Lizard idol is present in the roof of the temple, and devotees touches it to get rid of their malefic Doshas.

The temple Architecture is in Vijayanagara Style. This sacred place is said to be visited by the great Telugu poet Kshetrayya, Tallapaka Annamayya and all Shankaracharyas of Advaita Vedanta Mutt. Administration of the Devuni Kadapa temple was taken over by TTD (Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams).

Devuni Kadapa Temple - Pata Kadapa

Hundreds of Muslims visit Devuni Kadapa temple and offer prayers to Lord Balaji on Ugadi day. They believe that Lord Venkateswara Swamy's consort Bibi Nancharamma is a Muslim.

This tradition of offering prayers to Lord Balaji by Muslims has been going on for centuries in Kadapa. They offer Vepapathi to Lord Balaji, which is made of sugarcane and jaggery.

Nearby Places:

  1. Rayachoti [51 km]
  2. Proddatur [54 km]
  3. Jammalamadugu [80.3 km]
  4. Pulivendula [73.8 km]
  5. Rajampet [53.1]
  6. Yerraguntla [39.5 km]
  7. Kamalapuram [27 km]
  8. Tirupati [140 km]
  9. vijayawada [372.9 km]
  10. Hyderabad [412 km]

Temple Timings:

The temple is crowded with devotees on Saturdays.

All Days: Morning: 6:00 AM to 12:30 AM Evening: 3:30 PM to 8:00 PM Saturday: Morning 6:00 AM to Evening 8:30 PM

Nearby Attractions in Kadapa:

  1. Devuni Kadapa
  2. Vontimitta
  3. Gandikota Fort
  4. Tallapaka Annamacharya Temple
  5. Lankamalleswaram Wildlife Sanctuary
  6. Brahmamgari Matam
  7. Sangameswara Temple

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Also, Read: Famous Temples in Kadapa

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