Sri Raja Rajeshwari Temple in Durgamitta is a very famous Ammavari temple located at Durgamitta in Nellore district, Andhra Pradesh. The presiding deity in this temple is Sri Rajarajeswari Ammavaru. Devi Navaratrulu (Dussera) is the most festival celebrated in this temple. Thousands of devotees throng temple on these holy days. The temple will be crowded on festival days, Navaratri festival days, Karthika Masam.
The temple is known for Rahu Kala Deepam. It is believed that wishes will be fulfilled if the lemon-ghee lamp is lit during Rahu Kalam every Friday for 18 weeks. Devotees used to lit lamps in the temple premises and perform pradakshinam to the deity. Chandi Homam will be performed daily.
Nellore Sri RajaRajeswari Temple Story:
Sri Arul Jyothi Nagaraja Murthy Peetadhipathi of Sri Raja Rajeswari Peetam in Arcot district of Tamil Nadu was traveling to Vijayawada in 1965. He became tired and took a rest at Durgamitta. While taking rest he felt the presence of Goddess Rajarajeswari Devi in the land opposite to him and asked the local peoples to construct a temple on the same land.
Mr.Ratnaswamy Mudaliar took permission from the then Collector and constructs the temple in the same year. In 1985 the Endowment department has taken over control.
Sub-Shrines in the Temple:
Lord Subrahmanyeswara Swamy
Lord Sri Sundareswara Swamy
Lord Vinayaka Swamy
Rajarajeswari Temple Nellore Sevas:
- Chandana alankaram
- Poolangi seva
- Pallaki seva
- Abhisheka pooja
- Chandi homam
- Mahabhishekam (dasara)
- Navagraha abhishekam
- Sahasra namam
- Eka rudram
- Cheera katnam
- Khadgamala pooja
- Navagraha Astotharam
- Karpoora Harathi
Nellore Raja Rajeshwari Temple Timings:
Morning: 6.30 am to 12.00 Noon
Evening: 4.30 pm to 9.00 pm
There are many budgets, cheap & luxury hotels, Lodges and many other varieties of rooms available near the temple in Nellore District.
Distance to Nellore Sri RajaRajeswari Temple:
From Chennai 168 km.
From Hyderabad 464 km.
From Bengaluru 379 km.
From Tirupati 136 km.
How to reach:
APSRTC government-run bus to Nellore is available from all parts of Andhra Pradesh, Tamilnadu, Karnataka and Telangana. Temple is just 2 km from the terminus.
The nearest railway station is Vedayapalem just 4 km.
The nearest airport is at Tirupati which is 121 km away.
Sri RajaRajeswari Ammavari Temple Address:
Sri RajaRajeswari Ammavari Temple,
Andhra Pradesh – 524004.