Vayalpadu Pattabhi Rama Swamy Temple is located in Vayalpadu / Valmikipuram, Chittoor district, Andhra Pradesh. This Rama Temple was built by Lord Jambavantha in Tretayuga as (Bhakti) Devotion to Sri Rama. The uniqueness of the temple is that Lord Sri Rama will be seen in the posture of the coronation ceremony, as the presiding deity of the goddess Sita Devi and also by her brother Lakshmana, Bharata, Shatrughna and Hanuman. Here Lord Sri Rama is also called Pratapa Rama because Lord Sri Rama is holding a sword.
The specialty of this temple is, Sri Rama idol facing North and the local people say that it is the only temple in Andhra Pradesh with North facing. There is also a hill called Veerannakonda with the shrine of Veerabhadra. Here the sage Valmiki sat on this hill while writing the “Ramayana”.
Tallapaka Ananmacharya penned as many as 21 ‘Sankeertanas’ in praise of the Pattabhirama Swamy deity here.
Vayalpadu Pattabhi Rama Swamy Temple is holding 500 years of history, this temple well managed in Krishna Deva Raya’s period and Chola’s period. In 1997, TTD (Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams) was adopted and from then the temple has seen drastic growth.
Valmikipuram Sri Pattabhirama Temple Timings: 6.00 AM to 9.00 PM
Vayalpadu Kodandarama Swamy Temple is now under the maintenance of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams. Every Year the TTD conducts Annual Brahmotsavams, Sita Rama Kalyanam in a Grand manner.
|S.No||Schedule||Morning Vahanam||Evening Vahanam|
|1||Day 1||Dwajarohanam||Gaja Vahanam|
|2||Day 2||Muthyapu Pandiri||Hanumantha Vahanam|
|3||Day 3||Kalap Vruksha Vahanam||Simha Vahanam|
|4||Day 4||Sarvabhoopala Vahanam||Sesha Vahanam|
|5||Day 5||Surya Prabha VahanamMohini Avataram||Chandra Prabha Vahanam|
|6||Day 6||Sita Rama Kalyanam||Garuda Vahanam|
|8||Day 8||Parveti Utsavam||Aswa Vahanam|
|9||Day 9||Hamsa Vahanam||Dwajavarohanam|
|10||Day 10||Pushpa Yagam|
Valmikipuram Pattabhirama Temple Deities:
Lord Sri Rama
Sri Rama Temple Festivals:
Sita Rama Kalyanam
Vaikunta Dwara Darshanam
Temples Near Pattabhirama Temple:
Tarigonda Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple – 7 kms
Kadiri Narasimha Swamy Temple – 88 kms
Srinivasa Mangapuram Kalyana Venkateswara Temple – 87 kms
Kanipakam Siddi Vinayaka Temple – 90 kms.
Sri Temple Address:
Vayalpadu Sri Pattabhi Ramaswamy Temple
Chittoor district – 517299