Sri Talupulamma Ammavari Temple Timings: 7.00 am to 6.00 pm
Sashvata Pooja Details:
Kumkuma Pooja: Rs.250.00
One day free prasadam Rs.500.00 (in Ammavari Jathara)
Garagalu Sambaram Rs.1000.00 (Ammavari Jathara)
Sashvata Kumkuma Pooja: Rs.5000.00
Sasvata Pulihora Prasadam Sevas:
Maharaja Poshakulu : Rs.25,000.00
Raja Poshakulu : Rs.10,000.00
Poshakulu : Rs.5,000.00
Dathalu : Rs.1,000.00
Talupulamma Ammavari Special Poojas:
Sri Talupulamma Ammavariki Chandi Homam for every Pournami.
Sri Talupulamma Ammavariki Panchamrutha Abhisheka on Ammavari Janma Nakshatra day (Swathi Nakshatra)
Sri Talupulamma Ammavaru temple is very popular throughout the state of Andhra Pradesh. Thousands of devotees visit the temple daily and specifically on the auspicious days of Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Devotees prepare their food (Prasadam), have the prasadam and leave the premises after worshipping the Deity.
The presiding deity Sri Talupulamma Ammavaru is very powerful deity and the devotees believe that their desires will be fulfilled if they have darshan of Goddess. The temple is located in a very peaceful and beautiful atmosphere, surrounding picturesque hills and valleys. Having a picnic like atmosphere it has become a tradition that devotees arrive at the morning and leave by evening.
The temple is located between two thickly forested hillocks, and offers a magnificent view of the valley of East Godavari, which is known as “The God’s Own District”. It is not far from the famous Temple town of Annavaram and is a mesmerizing destination for all kinds of travelers who love nature, adventure or pilgrim. Truck owners and car owners who live in the Godavari and North Coastal Districts have a strong belief that Goddess Thalupulamma Thalli will protect them from accidents and will make them financially stable. As a token of their devotion, the truck owners used to offer animal sacrifices and also paint their vehicle registration numbers on the walls. Those who buy new vehicle visit this temple for the grace of the Goddess.
It is believed that the great Sage Agastya was enthralled by the scenic beauty and tranquility of this place that he settled down here and meditated. He lived here by eating fruits and drinking water from these mountains. He named these mountains as “Darakonda and Teegakonda”. Even now, one can see a continuous stream flowing down from the “Darakonda hill”.
Goddess Thalupulamma Thalli is believed to be a “Swayambhu” deity. The word “thalapu” means “thought” and she is called Thalupulamma Thalli because the mere thought of the devotee is sufficient for her to bless them with her grace. The Goddess is so kind hearted and compassionate that she doesn’t wait for her devotees to come to her, but by just one mere thought of her she goes to her devotees and grants them what they ask for. One must climb a long and steep flight of steps to reach the sanctum of Goddess Thalupulamma Thalli. While climbing, the devotees halt for a few minutes on midways where they worship Lord Vighneswara and other. As a tradition, the devotees who visit this temple prepare their food (Prasadam), offer it to the Goddess, have the prasadam and then leave the premises after worshipping the deity. During their vehicle puja ceremony, devotees can cook non-vegetarian food and there are a lot of shops that sell chicken and goats. They arrange everything for cooking of the food and give them on chargeable basis. After completing the puja and food, the leftover items are left behind or given to the local people. Thalupulamma Thalli Temple closes early at 6:00 P.M. and none stay back in the night because of the presence of wild animals. It is also believed that the Goddess visits this hillock at night. Devotees visit this place in large number on Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, and also during festival seasons.
Important Festivals Celebrated:
Ammavari Jathara is the main festival, celebrated in “Chaitra Masam” Which starts from “Bahula Vidiya Tadhiya”. This festival is celebrated for 15 days. There are no other festivals celebrated in this temple.
Near By Temples:
From this temple towards Rajahmundry , Sri Veera Venkata Satyannarayana swamy Temple , Annavaram is 17 kms and Towards Visakhapatnam Sri Venkateswara Swamy Temple Upamaka is 18 kms .
Talupulamma Temple Address:
Sri Talupulamma Ammavari Temple, Lova,
Andhra Pradesh – 533401