Mahanandiswara Temple or Mahanandi Temple is located in Nandyal. This ancient temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple was constructed over 1,500 years ago and is believed to be built by Chalukya Kings. The temple architecture shows a strong presence of Chalukya Kings in this region and is of Nagara architecture. Maha Shivaratri is celebrated in a great manner in this temple. There is no strict Dress Code any decent outfit is allowed.
Mahanandiswara Temple Timings:
Morning: 4.30 am to 1.00 pm
Evening: 2.00 pm to 9.30 pm.
Mahanandi Temple Accommodation:
APTDC Haritha Hotel Mahanandi
TTD Choultries, Devasthanam (Temple) Choultries, Naganandi Sadan.
Many guesthouses and hotels are there in Mahanandi which is offering good accommodation at affordable prices.
Mahanandi Temple Hours:
|4:30 AM to 5:00 AM||Suprabhatha Seva|
|5:00 AM to 5:30 AM||Sthanika Abhishekam, Bindhe Seva|
|5:30 AM to 6:30 AM||Astavidha Maha
|6:30 AM to 8:00 AM||Sarva Darshan|
|6:30 AM to 8:00 AM||Sparsha Darshan
(Devotees can touch the deity)
|6:30 AM to 8:00 AM||Rudrabhishekam for Couples|
|6:30 AM to 8:00 AM||Ksheerabhishekam for couple|
|6:30 AM to 8:00 AM||Mahadhaaseervachana Darshanam|
|8:00 AM to 9:00 AM||Nijaroopa Darshan|
|9:00 AM to 11:00 AM||Sarva Darshan|
|9:00 AM to 11:00 AM||Sparsa Darshan|
|9:00 AM to 11:00 AM||Rudrabhishekam for Couples|
|9:00 AM to 11:00 AM||Ksheerabhishekam for couple|
|9:00 AM to 11:00 AM||Mahadhaaseervachana
|11:00 AM onward||Nithya Kalyanam|
|11:00 AM to 12:00 PM||Nijaroopa Darshan|
|12:00 PM to 12:30 PM||Sarva Darshan|
|12:00 PM to 12:30 PM||Sparsa Darshan|
|12:00 PM to 12:30 PM||Rudrabhishekam for Couples|
|12:00 PM to 12:30 PM||Ksheerabhishekam for couple|
|12:00 PM to 12:30 PM||Mahadhaaseervachana
|12:30 PM to 1:00 PM||Maha Nivedana|
|1:00 PM to 2:00 PM||Break Time (No Darshan)|
|2:00 PM to 5:30 PM||Sarva Darshan|
|2:00 PM to 5:30 PM||Sparsa Darshan|
|2:00 PM to 5:30 PM||Rudrabhishekam for Couples|
|2:00 PM to 5:30 PM||Ksheerabhishekam for couple|
|2:00 PM to 5:30 PM||Mahadhaaseervachana
|5:30 PM to 6:30 PM||Astavidha Maha
|6:30 PM to 7:00 PM||Sarva Darshan|
|6:30 PM to 7:00 PM||Sparsa Darshan|
|6:30 PM to 7:00 PM||Rudrabhishekam for Couples|
|6:30 PM to 7:00 PM||Ksheerabhishekam for couple|
|6:30 PM to 7:00 PM||Mahadhaaseervachana
|7:00 PM to 8:00 PM||Nijaroopa Darshan|
|8:00 PM to 9:00 PM||Sarva Darshan|
|8:00 PM to 9:00 PM||Sparsa Darshan|
|8:00 PM to 9:00 PM||Rudrabhishekam for Couples|
|8:00 PM to 9:00 PM||Ksheerabhishekam for couple|
|8:00 PM to 9:00 PM||Mahadhaaseervachana
|9:00 PM to 9:30 PM||Ekantha Seva|
Some of Guest House at Mahanandi:
1) Brahmana Karivena Nityannadana Satram, Phone: 08514 234720.
2) Haritha Hotel, Phone: 08514 284586.
3) Hotel Balaji, Phone: 08514 284514.
4) New Udipi Hotel, Phone: 08514 200533.
5) Sri Krishna Deluxe AC And NON AC, Phone: +919676192132.
6) Sivapriya Lodge, Phone: 08514 200148.
Choultry at Mahanandi:
TTD Choultry, 28 Rooms are available
Naga Nandi Sadanam, 25 Rooms are available
Shilpakruthi, 10 Rooms are available
TTD Kalyana Mandapam, 1 No
Dining Hall (Mini Kalyana Mandapam): 1 No
How To Reach Mahanandi:
Mahanandi is 21 km from Nandyal.
Nearest Airport Hyderabad is about 215 km from Kurnool.
The nearest Railway Station is Nandyal.
There are 2 roadways to reach Mahanadi, One is via Thimmapuram which is the shortest 17 km from the bus stand. the other route is via Giddalur around 24 km from Nandyal.
Vizag to Mahanandi via Road:
Vizag, Dwaraka Tirumala, Annavaram, Rajahmundry, Eluru, Vijayawada, Guntur, Vinukonda, Markapuram, Giddaluru, Gajulapalle, Mahanandi Temple.
Hyderabad to Mahanadi Temple via Road:
Hyderabad, Kalvakurthy, Dindi, Srisailam, Dornala, Atmakur, Nandyal, Mahanandi Temple.
Chennai to Mahanadi Temple via Road:
Chennai, Tirupati, Kadapa, Allagadda, Nandyal, Mahanandi Temple.
Hyderabad to Mahanandi Temple via Kurnool (via Road and Rail Route):
Hyderabad, Jadcherla, Kotha Peta, Kurnool, Nandyal, Mahanandi Temple.
Bengaluru to Mahanadi Temple (via Road and Rail Route):
Bengaluru, Ananthapuram, Gooty, Kurnool, Nandyal, Mahanandi Temple
Mahanandiswara Temple Address:
Sri Mahanandeeswara Swamy Vari Devasthanam,
Kurnool District – 518502.
Office:08514-234726 / 284620