Nellore Sri Kodanda Ramaswamy Temple Temple Timings : 5.00 AM and 9.00 PM
The Sri Kodanda RamaSwamy Temple was built by the Dodla family in 1784 A.D., is also a notable feature of Buchireddipalem. On every Pournami (Full moon) day Annadanam is held in this temple by Sri Kodandarama Swamy Charitable Trust since early 2002.
Annual Bramhotsavams held starting from Ram Navami day are a major festivities for this town. Sita Ramula kalyanam on the Chaturdasi day is a major draw among the women devotees who attend in large numbers. Rathotsavam held on the Pournami day attracts huge crowds pulling the Temple Car (Ratham) amidst chants of ‘Jai Sriram’in its designated route back to its starting point. Float Festival (Teppotsavam) held on the same day evening is a treat to the eye.
Nellore Sri Kodanda Ramaswamy Temple Festivals:
Sri Rama Navami
Nellore Sri Kodanda Ramaswamy Temple History:
This temple dedicated to Lord Sri Rama along with his consort Sita Devi. This temple was built in 17th century in a large area about 1.25acers of land.Sri Kodandarama Swamy temple in Buchireddypalem is having many specialties than any other Kodandarama Swamy temples in Andhra Pradesh. The Rajagopura of this temple is about 100 ft height with great architecture.The Dwajasthamba of this temple is 50 ft height.In every temple, Goddess Sita Devi is at Left side to Lord Srirama in Garbhalaya, but in this temple, Goddess Sita Devi is on the Right side of Lord in Garbhalaya. Because of Goddess Sita devi’s presence at the Right side to Lord Srirama in this temple, worshipping of the goddess in this temple will cause wealth and Moksha in one’s life.According to Vasthu Sasthra Pushkarini (Koneru) is located at Northen side of the temple but in this temple, Pushkarini is South side to the temple.It is said by the elders that this temple was constructed according to Dakshinaadi Vasthu and also all the pujas are done according to Dakshina Sampradaya. Here every year Brahmotsavams are held on Sri Rama Navami day. Also, there is a shrine for Chaturbhuja Lakshmi Ammavaru along with Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy and Andal Ammavaru.
Temples Near Sri Kodanda Ramaswamy Temple:
1) Jonnawada Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Kamakshi Thayee Temple 9 km
2) Vedagiri Lakshmi narasimha swamy temple 13 km
3) Nellore Sri Talpagiri Ranganathaswamy temple 16 km
4) Nellore Sri Mulasthaneswara Swamy Temple 16 km
5) Nellore Sri Rajarajeswari Devi Temple 17 km
6) Penchalakona Penusila Lakshmi Narasimha swamy temple 83 km
How to Reach Nellore Sri Kodanda Ramaswamy Temple:
By Road: Govt RTC buses are available from all the places in Andhra Pradesh to reach the temple at Buchireddipalem which is 18 km from Nellore.
By Train: Nearest railway station is Nellore Railway Station which is 19 km away from the temple. Govt RTC buses are available from here to reach the temple.
By Air: Nearest airport is Tirupati Airport in Renigunta which is 139 km from the temple. Bus and Taxi services are available from here to access the temple.
Nellore Sri Kodanda Ramaswamy Temple Address:
Sri Kodandaramaswamy Temple,
Nellore – 524305,