Karvetinagaram Venugopala Swamy Temple is situated in Karveti Nagaram which is 12.3 km from Puttur and 48 km from Tirupati. The main temple tower is very tall with beautiful carvings leading to a spacious temple front yard. There is a step well beside the temple. The main deity of the temple is Sri Krishna worshipped as Venugopala Swamy with a cow behind and flanked by his two consorts Rukmini Ammavaru and Sri Satyabhama Ammavaru attracts the devotees very much. There is a pot of butter just near Sri Krishna’s feet.
Sri Krishna temple is renowned as the Sri Venugopalaswamy Temple and it’s an ancient temple. It is the only Krishna temple located in the vicinity of Tirupati, which represents the childhood of Lord Krishna. The main deity Statue is carved from one single rock.
Sri Venugopala Swamy Temple temple was once maintained by the Narayanavanam Rulers but now the temple is maintained by Tirumala Tirupati Devastanam (TTD).
Karvetinagaram Venugopala Swamy Temple Timings:
Morning: 6:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Evening: 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Sri Venugopala Swamy Temple Poojas:
6:00 AM to 6:30 AM Suprabhatam
6:30 AM to 8:00 AM Suddi, Thomala Seva, Archana, First Bell
8:00 AM to 11:00 PM Sarvadarshanam
11:00 AM to 11:30 AM Suddi, Archana, Second Bell
11:30 AM to 5:00 PM Sarvadarshanam
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Suddi, Thomala Seva, Archana, Night Bell
6:00 PM to 8:05 PM Sarvadarshanam
8:05 PM to 8:30 PM Suddi, Ekantha Seva
5:00 AM to 6:00 AM Suprabhatam
6:00 AM to 7:00 AM Suddi, Thomala Seva, Archana, First Bell
7:00 AM to 8:00 AM Thirumanjanam Sallimpu
Evening: Devotees with traditional dress are allowed for Thirumanjanam Seva.
8:00 PM to 9:00 PM Alankarana, Suddi, Archana, Second Bell
Sri Venugopala Swamy Temple History:
Sri Venugopala Swamy Temple was built by King Venkataperumal of the Venkataraja dynasty in the 15th century and has been under Karvatinagar Rajas for much longer. The temple has been a sacred place for pilgrims for many years. The poet and singer Sarangapani contributed more than 200 padams, in dedication to Lord Sri Venugopala Swamy of Karvetinagaram.
Karvetinagaram Krishna Temple Sub shrines:
1) Lord Rama accompanied by Sita Devi, Lakshmana and Anjaneya
4) Renuka Parameshwari temples
5) Skanda Pushkarini
Sri Venugopala Swamy Temple Festivals:
1) Annual Brahmotsavam is Celebrated for 10 days in the month of Vaishaka (April/May)
3) Vaikuntha Ekadasi (Mukkoti Ekadasi)
4) Ugadi Asthanam
6) Teppotsavam (Float Festival)
7) Sankranti Utsavam
Karvetinagaram Temple Sevas :
Archana or Harathi (one person) Rs. 5.00
Abhishekam (one person) Rs.5.00
Annual Kalyanotsavam is performed on the day of Garuda Seva during Brahmotsavam (grihastha – husband & wife are permitted) Rs.300.00
How to Reach Karvetinagaram Sri Venugopala Swamy Temple:
RTC and private run buses are available from Puttur, Chittor and Tirupati at regular intervals.
TTD in collaboration with Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation (APTDC) has provided special package tours for the pilgrims to visit the various temples located in and around Tirupati. With this package, Pilgrims can visit Sri Venugopala Swamy Temple and other temples in and around Tirupati. More Details…
The nearest railway station Puttur Railway Station 12.9 km.
Tirupathi Railway Station 45.6 KM
Renigunta Railway Junction 37.8 KM
Tiruttani Railway Station 44.1 KM
The nearest Airport is Renigunta Airport 40 KM and Chennai, Meenambakkam Airport 125 km.
Karvetinagaram Sri Krishna Temple Address :
Sri Venugopala Swamy Temple,
Karveti Nagaram Mandal,
Andhra Pradesh -517582.
Thank you for valuable information.
Chandan Yatra Das