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Main Temples in Tamilnad State

1. Chennai 
  • This is the capital city of Tamilnad State, it is very big city which is 4th big city in India. It is on the  shore of Bay of Bengal. Here so many temples are there. a) Parthasarathi temple is one of the 108 divya desams. It is in Triplicane chennai. It is the temple of Lord Krishna. It was built in 6th century. It is just 4kms away from Chennai Central Railway Station. b) Kapaleswar Temple is the one of the biggest temples in chennai. It is in Mylapor chennai. It is the temple of Lord Siva. It was built in 7th century. It is 7kms from Chennai Central Railway Station and 3kms from Parthasarathi temple. c) Murudeeswar temple is one of the best temple in Chennai it is in Thiruvanmiyur. It is the temple of Lord Siva. It was built in 11th century. It is 14kms from Chennai Central railway station and one km to Thiruvanmiyur railway station.d) Ashta Lakshmi Temple is one of the famous temple in Chennai. It is near to Elliots Beach. It is the temple of Goddes Lakshmi and her 8 primery forms. It is 14kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 2kms from Murudeeswar temple and 7kms from Kapaleswar Temple. E. Murugan Temple is also one of the famous temple in Vadapalani, Chennai. Here Andavar and Perumal Kovils (Temples) are also there. It was biult about 125 years back. It is 11kms from Chennai Central Station, 1.5kms from Arumbakkam Metro Railway Station.
  • This town is District Head quarter. Sri Veeraraghava Perumal Kovil is one of the 108 Divya Desam Temples. It was built 9th century. It is 47kms from Chennai and 40kms from Thiruthani.
3. Thiruthani 
  • This is a Taluq head quarter town in Thiruvallur District. Lord Murugan Temple is here on a hill, which to climb 365 steps. It is 40kms from Thiruvallur, 88kms from Chennai and 66kms from Tirupathi.
4. Sholingur (Ghatikachalam) 
  • It is a Taluq hear quarter in Vellor District. Sri Lakshmi Narasimhaswamy Temple is on a hill whi is have 1300 steps. This temple is also one of the 108 Divya Desam temples. It was built in 5th century. It is 28kms from Thiruthani, 52kms from Vellore.
  • This is the District head quarter. It is very big city. This city has another name as Temple city. a) Varadarajaswamy temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu which was built in 11th century. It spread 23 acres area. b) Ekambareswara Temple is dedicated to Lord Siva which was built in 6th century. It has 59mtrs tall Rajagopuram. c) Kamakshi Devi Temple is one of the main diety in Kanchi puram. Kanchi Kamakshi Mutt which is established by Adisankaracharya is here. And 13 Divya Desams also are in this city. So many other temples are here to visit. It is 72kms from Chennia.
6. Vellore 
  • It is a District head quarter. Vellore Fort is very famous. Jalagandheeswarar Temple is here, it is very good temple and very old temple. And Sri Lakshmi Golden Temple which is in Sripuram is just 8kms away from this city
7. Thiruvannamalai 
  • It is also a District Head quarter. Arunachaleswar Temple, very big temple is here. It spread 25 acres and has 6 Rajagopurams in those one is 66mtrs tall. Ramana Maharshi ashram is also here. The holy Hill is here, pilgrims do parikrama ( circumambulating) to this hill as they feel that he holy itself Arunachaleswar. Its total distance is 14kms. It is 120kms from Kanchipuram, 87kms from Vellore and 190kms from Chennai.
8. Thirukkoviluru 
  • It is a Taluk head quarter town in Villupuram district. a) Thiruvikrama Perumal temple is one of the 108 temples, it is the temple of Vamana Avatar Moorthy. b) Virateeswara Temple is dedicated to Lord Siva. It is 36kms from Thiruvannamalai and 39kms from Villupuram.
9. Mahabalipuram 
  • It is on the bank of Bay of Bengal. Shore Temple, cave temples and rock cut rathas are here. Sthala Sayana Perumal Temple one of the 108 Divya Desams temples is here. It is 54kms from Chennai. And two more Divya Desams also near here on the way to chennai, they are first one thiruvedanthi Sri Nitya Kalyana Perumal temple which is 16kms from Mahabalipuram on the road of Chennai, second one Thirunirmalai Sri Nirvanna Perumal Temple which is 22kms from Chennai and 4kms from Pallavaram.
10. Chidambaram 
  • It is taluq headquarter town in Cuddalur District. Nataraj Temple is very famous, it is one of the Panchbooth Sthalams represent five basic elements. It is Akash (space) Lingam. Sri Govinda Perumal Temple is also here. It is on of the 108 Divya Desams. It is 240kms from Chennai, 58kms from Pondicherry and 60kms from Karaikal.
11. Shirkali 
  • It is a taluq headquarter in Nagapatnam District. Sathainathar Temple is famous temple here. It is dedicated to Lord Siva. Thiruvikraman Perumal Temple is on of the 108 Divya Desams.
12. Kumbakonam
  •  It is a taluq headquarter town in Thanjavur District. This town has another name as Temple town. It is on bank of River Kaveri. a) Adi Kumbheswara Temple, b) Nageswaraswamy Temple, c) Viswanatha Temple these all are dedicated to Lord Shiva. e) Sarangapani Temple is one of the 108 Divya Desams f) Sri Ramanathaswamy Temple and Chakrapani Temples are also here which are dedicated to Lord Vishnu. And Maha Magham Tank is very famous one. 40kms from Thanjavur and 275kms from Chennai.
13. Swamimalai 
  • It is a small village near Kumbakonam. Muragan Temple is very famous which is on a small hill. It is just 8kms away from Kumbakonam and 35kms from Thanjavur.
14. Thanjavur 
  • It is District head quarter city. Bruhadeswara Temple is very big and famous temple in this town. It is 56kms from Tiruchirapalli and 335kms from Chennai.
15. Srirangam
  • It is a small town but has a very big temple. It is also on bank of River Kaveri. Sri Ranganayakaswamy Temple is one of the biggest temple in India. It is also one of the 108 Divya Desams. Its spread the area of 1677 acres. And Thiruvanaikovil and Akhilandeswari Temple in Jambukeswaram. This Jambukeswaram is just 2kms away from Srirangam. It is 13kms from Tiruchirapalli.
  • This city is a District headquarter. It is on the bank of river Vagai. Meenakshi Temple is very famous and big temple. Sri Koodal Alagar Perumal temple is one of the 108 Divya desam temples. It is 135kms from Tiruchirapalli.
17. Rameswaram
  •  It is a temple town in Ramnathapuram Ditrict and it is on bank of Bay of Bengal. Ramanathaswamy Temple is a very big temple. This is dedicated to Lord Siva. It is one of the 12 Jyothirlingas. Temple Tanks are very important here. Every pilgrim must bath from these 24 or 14 tanks' (well) water. Gandhamadhana parvatham (hill) is 3kms away from here. It is 170kms from Madurai.
18. Thiruchendur 
  • It is in Thoothkudi District on the bank of Bay of Bengal. The famous Muragan temple is here. It is 90kms away from Kanyakumari and 180kms from Madurai.
19. Kanyakumari 
  • It is also a District headquarter. Kanyakumari lies at the southernmost tip of mainland India and three seas (Bay of Bengal, Hindu Ocean and Arabia Ocean) are meet here. Kanyakumari Temple, Vivekananda Rock where Vivekananda meditated, Tiruvalluvar Statue and Gandhi Memorial are to visit. It is 90kms from Trivendrum and 700kms from Chennai.
20. Palani 
  • It is a taluq headquarter in Dindigal District. Muragan Temple is very famous here on a hill, rope way also available here to reach the temple on the hill. It is 58kms from Dindigul.

Six Abodes of Murugan (Subrahmanya Swamy) in India

                   The Lord Subrahmanya Swamy has mainly 6 Important  Holy Temples in Tamilnad, which are related to his life history.
1. Thiruparamkundram 
  • In this place Swamy married Devayani or Devasena the daughter of Indra. It is a big temple on hill foot. It is 9kms away from Madurai Tamilnad.
  • In this place Swamy killed Soorapadman the king of rakshasas. It is so famous and very big temple on the sea shore of Bay of Bengal. It is 60kms from Tirunalveli and 90 kms from Kanyakumari.
3. Phalani
  • In this place Swamy renounced the world, and set himself apart from the family. It is a famous and very big temple on a small hill. Rope way is also available here. It is 64kms from Dindigul and 66kms from Pollachi.
4. Swamimalai
  • In this place Swamy became a guru to his father, Lord Siva. It is a very good temple on a small hill. It is just 8kms away from Kumbakonam and 36kms from Thanjavur.
5. Thiruthani
  • In this place Swamy married Valli, daughter of a forest king. It is also a very beautiful and big temple on a hill. It is 40kms from Thiruvallur, 86kms from chennai and 45kms from Kanchipuram.
6. Palamudircholai
  • In this place swamy blessed the avvaiyar who was famous tamil poet.It is also one of the big temple. It is about 20kms away from Madurai 16kms from Melur.

Saptha Mokshapuras in India

                                  Ayodhyā Mathurā Māyā Kāsi Kāñchī Avantikā I
                                  Dwaraka Dvārāvatī chaiva saptaitā moksadāyikāh
              Saptha Mokshapuras are seven holy places in India. Every Hindu is must see these places in their life. Moksha means one's soul unites into the aternal. These are spread all over India. At this places masters or the religious important persons take birth.

1. Ayodhya: 
  • It is the Birth place of Lord Srirama. It is on the bank of river Sarayu. It is in Uttar Pradesh State, It is 200kms away from Varanasi, 600kms from New Delhi and 135kms from Lucknow. It is also one the 108 Divya Desams. Ramajanma Bhoomi (Birth Place of Rama), Hanuman Garhi, Kanaka Mahal, Nageswarnath Temple, Swarg Dwar, Chiti Devkali Mandir, Kale Ram Mandir and so many temples are here to visit. 
2. Madhura
  • It is the Birth place of Lord Srirama. It is on the bank of river Yamuna. It is also in Uttar Pradesh State. It is 160kms from New Delhi on Agra route, 60kms from Agra. It is also one the 108 Divya Desams. Kesavdevji Temple (Birth place of Krishna), Vishram Ghat, Banke Bihari Temple, Brundavan, Govardhan, Gokulam and so many Temples are there to visit.  
3. Haridwar 
  • It is the place the river Ganga descends to plains from Himalayas. It is on the bank of river Ganga. It is also in Uttar Pradesh State. It is 210kms away from New Delhi. This is the one of the 4 Kumbhamela Palces, this biggest festival is celebrated here once in every 12 year. Thousands of Ashramas are here. Har ki pauri ghat, Chandi Devi Temple, Manasa Devi Temple, Mayadevi Temple, Daksha Yagna Sthal which is in Kankal, Bharath Matha Mandir and so many temples and places are here to visit.
4. Varanasi 
  • It is the very ancient city. It is also on the bank of river Ganga. It is also in Uttar Pradesh State. It is 800kms from New Delhi, 120kms from Allhabad. It is one of the 12 Jyothirlingas and one of the 18 Sakthi Peethas. Ganga has here 64 Ghats, these are so secred and popular. Manikarnika Ghat, Dasaswamedha Ghat, Harischandra Ghat, Panchaganga Ghat these are very important ghats. Viswanath Temple, Annapoorna Temple, Visalakshi Temple, Kal bhairav Temple, Dundi Ganapathy Temple, Durga devi Temple, Sankat mochan Hanuman Temple and so many important temples are there to visit.
5. Kanchipuram 
  • It is called as temple city. It is on the bank of river Vedavathi. It is in Tamilnad State. It is 72kms away from Chennai and 102kms from Thirupathi. Adi Sankara charya set here 'Kanchi peetham'. Ekambareswar Swamy, Varadaraja Swamy, Kamakshi Mata and so many Temples are here. And one more thing nearly 14 Divya Desams are here.
6. Ujjain 
  • It is also a very ancient city. It is on the bank of river Kshipra. It is in Madhya Pradesh State. It is 192kms from Bhopal, 56kms from Indore. It is one of the 12 Jyothirlingas and one of the 18 Sakthi Peethas.  This is the one of the 4 Kumbhamela Palces, this biggest festival is celebrated here once in every 12 year. Mahakal Temple, Harasiddi Mata Temple, Gopal Temple, Maha Maya Mandir, Char Dham temple, Ghatkali temple and so so many temples are here.
7. Dwaraka 
  • It is also one of the very ancient city. It is on the bank of ocean Arabian. It is in Gujarath State. It is 442kms from Ahmedabad and 105kms from Porbandar. It is also one the 108 Divya Desams. Adi Sankaracharya established west Pettham is here. Dwarakadesh Temple, Rukmini Mata temple and so many temples are here. Nagesara Jyothirling is near by this city. 

Pancha Dwaraka Kshetras in India

                   Pancha Dwaraka Kshetras are Sri Krishna Temples, these are very important temples for Vaishnavas and also others. These are spread in the states of Gujarath and Rajastan.

1. Dwaraka 
  • Dwarakadheesh Temple a very big temple which was built in about 5th or 6th Century. This temple is in Dwaraka Gujarath. It is 450kms from Ahmedabad, 105kms from Porbandar. It is at the sea shore of Arabian Ocean.
2. Bet Dwaraka
  • Sri Dwarakadeesh Temple is in Bet Dwaraka Gujarath. It is 35kms from Dwaraka, in this 35kms, 32kms travel by road and 3kms by boat mean that the Bet Dwaraka is an island.
3. Dakor
  • Dwarakadeesh (Ranachodrai) Temple is a beautiful one which is at Dakor town in Kaira District in Gujarath State. It is 92kms away from Ahmedabad, 62kms from Vadodara.
4. Nathdwara
  • Srinathji Temple, It was built in14th century, the idol of krishna is 7years age balakrishna. It is at Nathdwara in Rajsamand dostroct Gujarath, it is 52kms from Udaipur.
5.. Kankroli
  • Dwarakadeesh Temple is at Kankroli in Rajsamand District Rajastan, which is 2kms away from Rajsamand, 68kms from Udaipur, 17kms from Nathdwara.

Pancha Bhootha Lingas in India

           As we know this world is established with the Panch Boothas (Five Elements). They are 1. Pruthvi (Earth) 2. Jalam (Water) 3.Agni (Fire) 4.Vaayu (Air) 5.Akash (Sky). For these five booths five Siva Lingas are there in South India. Details of them are here.

  • It is in Kanchipuram which is in Tamilanad State, It is 72kms from Chennai and 107kms from Tirupati. EKAMBARESWARA TEMPLE is the first one. It is a very big temple and sculpture  also so beautiful.
  • Iis in Jambukeswaram, which is also in Tamilanad State, it is 9kms from Tiruchirapalli (Trichi) and 2kms from Srirangam. JAMBUKESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE is the second one. This is also So big temple.
  • It is in Thirumannamalai which is also in Tamilnad State, it is 140kms from Kanchipuram, 85kms from Vellore and 190kms from Chennai. ARUNACHALESWAR TEMPLE is the third one. It is also a very very big temple.
  • It is in Kalshasti which is in Andhra Pradesh State, It is 40kms from Tirupathi, 100kms from Nellore. SRIKALAHASTI SWAMY TEMPLE is the fourth one. This is also very big temple.
  • It is in Chidambaram which is in Tamilnad State, it is 235kms from Chennai, and 72kms from Kumbakonam. NATARAJA SWAMY TEMPLE is the fifth one. It is also big temple. 

Panchaarama Kshetras in Andhra Pradesh

1. Amaraamam
  • It is in AMARAVATHI. Amareswara Swamy Temple, which was installed by Amareswara here, Balachamundi is the matha here, it is in Guntur district, it is 35 kms from Guntur, 40kms from Vijayawada.
2. Somaraamam
  • It is at GUNUPUDI in Bhimavaram. Someswara Swamy Temple, which was installed by Lord Chandra here, Annapurneswari Devi is here, it is in West Godavari District, It is 70kms from Eluru.
  • It is in PALAKOLLU. Ksheera Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple, which was installed by Lord Sri Rama. It is also in West Godavari District. from 22kms from Bhimavaram, and 12 kms from Narasapuram.
  • It is in SAMRLAKOT. Bhimeswara Swamy Temple, which was installed by Lord Subrahmanyam Swamy, his consort is here Bala Tripurasundari. It is in East Godavari District, 12kms from Kakinada, 16kms from Pithapuram.
5. Draksharaamam
  • It is in DRAKSHARAAMAM. Bhimeswara Swamy Temple, his consort is here Manikyambha, It is also one of the Sakthi Peeth in the Ashta dasa Sakthe peethas. It was installed bye Dakshaprajapathi. It is also in East Godavari District, it is 32kms from Kakinada.

Nava Janardhana Temples in East Godavari District

1. Kotipalli
  • Janardhana Swamy Temple, 12kms from Draksharamam.
2. Korumilli
  • Janardhana Swamy Temple, 10kms from Kotipalli.
3. Machara
  • Janardhana Swamy Temple, 2kms from Korumilli. 
4. Kapileswarapuram
  • Janardhana Swamy Temple, 6kms from Korumilli, 10kms from Aalamuru.
5. Mandapeta
  • Janardhana Swamy Temple, 11kms from Aalamuru.
6. Aalamuru
  • Janardhana Swamy Temple, 8kms from Ravulapalem.
7. Jonnada
  • Janardhana Swamy Temple, 5kms from Ravulapalem, 6kms from Aalamuru.
8. Madiki
  • Janardhana Swamy Temple, 13kms from Ravulapalem, 5kms from Kadiyapulanka.
9. Dhavaleswaram
  • Janardhana Swamy Temples, 7kms from Rajahmundray, 18 kms from Madiki.

Pancha Kesava Temples in West godavari Disrict

1. Ryali
  • Jaganmoni Kesava Swamy Temple, 6kms away from Ravulapalem.
2. Tanuku
  • Kesavaswamy Temple, Main Road.
3. Duvva
  • Kesavaswamy Temple, 8kms to Tanuku.
4. Kotalaparru
  • Kesavaswamy temple, 6kms to Marteru.
5. Mandapaka
  • Kesavaswamy Temple, 5kms to Tanuku.

Temples and Tourist places in Krishna District

1. Boudha Stupas: 
  •      a] Eturu 15kms to Nandigama
  •      b] Munagacherla 5kms to Nandigama
  •      c] Jaggayyapet
  •      d] Gantasala – 7kms to Movva 
2. Damuluru
  • Sangameswaralayam, nearly 20kms to Nandigama. 
3. Totlavalluru
  • Chenna Mallikharjuna Swamy temple, 8kms to Uyyuru. 
4. Ganapeswaram
  • Durga Ganapeswara Swamy temple, 6kms to Nagayalanka. 
5. Gantasala
  • Jaladheeswara Swamy Temple, 7kms to Movva. 
6. Royyuru
  • Veeranjaneya, Sakaleswara and Venugopala Swampy Temples, 5kms to Kankipadu.            
7. Srikakulam
  • Andhra Mahavishnu, Siva and Gangamma Temples, 10kms to Movva. 
8. Hamsala Deevi
  • Venugopala Swamy Temple, 8kms to Koduru, 24kms to Avanigadda. 
9. Chilakalapudi
  • Panduranga Swamy Swayambhu, Machilipatnam. 
10. Movva
  • Venugopala Swamy Temple, 4kms to Kuchipudi, 15kms to Pamuru. 
11. Tirumalagiri
  • Venkateswara Swamy Temple near Jaggayyapet. 
12. Aagiripalli
  • Sobhanachala, Ugra Narasimha Swamy Temples, 29kms to Vijayawada and 14kms to Nuzvidu. 
13. Kolleti kota
  • Peddinti Ammavari Temple, it near to Eluru.
14. Mukthyala
  • Mukteswara Swamy temple and near to here Kotilingala Temple, 11kms to Jaggayyapet. 
15. Vedadri
  • Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple, 12kms to Jaggayyapet. 
16. Jaggayyapet
  • Chandramouliswara and Dhanasaila Seetaramalams. 
17. Lingalapadu
  • Lakshmi Perantaalu, 8kms to Nandigama. 
18. Machavaram
  • Dasaanjaneya Swamy temple, Eluru road, Vijayawada. 
19. Chevuripalem
  • Subramannyeswara, Lakshmi Narasimha Temples and Balaji mutt undi, Mudinepalli mandal. 
20. Vekanuuru
  • Ubhaya Mukteswara and Venkateswara Swamy Temples, near Uyyooru. 
21. Nagayalanka
  • Rama and Satyannarayana Swamy temples, 10kms to Avanigadda, 95kms to Vijayawada 
22. Srirangapuram
  • Sriranga Swamy temple, 6kms to Ailuru.
23. Chikkavaram
  • Bramhalingeswara Temple [puratana devalayam], 10kms to Gannavaram, 10kms to Agiripalli. 
24. Ketavaram [Koutavaram]
  • Chennakesava and Goutameeswara Swamy Temples, 16kms to Gudivada, 20kms to Machilipatnam 
25. Balive
  • Ramalingeswarayam, Kaikaluru to Akaveedu madhyalo. 
26. Uyyuru
  • Parpudi Veeramma Perantaalu Temple on main road, 32kms to VJA and 14kms to Kankipadu. 
27. Yanamalakuduru
  • Ramalingeswarudu, 8kms to Vijayawada. 
28. Sangameswaram
  • Sangameswara Swamy Temple, near Nagayalanka. 
29. Bhavadevarapalli
  • Bhavanarayana Swamy Temple, 14kms to Avanigadda and 7kms to Nagayalanka. 
30. Nadakuduru
  • Prudviswara Lingam, 6kms to Challapalli. 
31. kalidindi
  • Patalabhogeswara Swamy temple, 13kms to Kaikaluru and 19kms to Akiveedu. 
32. Kapileswarapuram
  • Agasteswara Swamy temple, 7kms to  Uyyooru. 
33. Kolleru
  • Peddintamma, Jaladurga and Gokarneswara Swamy temples. 
34. Janardhnapuram
  • Renuka Puttalamba temple, nandiwada mandal, 5kms Gudivada on Hanuman Junction route. 
35. Kotturu Tadepalli
  • Panchamukaanjaneyudu near Vijayawada. 
36. Ailuru
  • Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple, Oposite to Kolluru of Guntur District 10kms to Kapileswarapuram, 15kms to Kuchipudi 
37. Vijayawada
  • Kanakadurga, Mallikharjuna both are on the hill, Pata and Kotta gullu, Gandhi Hill, Mogalrajapura Caves. 
38. Penaganchi prolu
  • Lakshmi Tirupatamma Temple, 20kms to Nandigama. 
39. Kondapalli
  • Virupaksha Temple and Fort, 5kms to Ibrahimpatnam, 20kms to VJA. 
40. Gudivada
  • Bhimeswara Swamy Temple, 43kms to VJA and 14kms to Pamarru.
41. Mopidevi
  • Subrahmanya Swamy Temple, 7kms to Challapalli and 7kms to Avanigadda. 
42. Avanigadda
  • Lakshmi Narayana, Lakkanna, Siva Temples, 85kms to VJA and 12kms to Repalle. 
43. Machilipatnam
  • Mahishasura Mardhini and Ganga mata temples, Frenchpet lo Samardha Ramadasu in 1653 Prathishtita Suvarchala sahita Anjaneyaswamy Temple, Panduranga swamy temple in chilakalapudi, Venugopalas, Venkateswara swamy, Nagareswaraswamy, Lakshmi  Narasimhaswamy and Ekambareswaraswamy temples 79kms to VJA and 36kms to Gudivada 
44. Pedamutteevi
  • Mutteevi mandiram, 7kms to Movva, 6kms to Gantasala. 
45. Jamalaapuram
  • Venkateswara Swamy temple near Mylavaram. 
46. Chodavaram
  • Nagendra Swamy Temple, near Penamaluru, 10kms away from vijayawada. 
47. Nemali
  • Venugopala Swamy Temple, 25kms to Tiruvuru, 25kms to Madhira. 
48. Peda Kallepalli
  • Durga Parvathee Sameta Nageswara Swamy Temple, 6kms to challapalli.
49. Dakshina Chiruvollanka
  • Siva and Rama Temples, Avanigadda mandal. 
50. Nangegadda
  • Narendra Swamy temple, near Nagayalanka. 
51. Kuchipudi
  • Ramalingeswara and Balatripura Sundari Temples, 11kms to Pamarru, 4kms to Movva. 
52. Koduru
  • Somasekhara Temple, 15kms to Avanigadda. 
53. Vemaram
  • Kondalamma Temple, Gudlavalleru mandal.
54. Kruttivennu
  • Durga Bhavani Sametha Nageswara swamy temple, 12kms to Bantumilli 34kms to Pedana. 
55. Vadali
  • Jagannadhaswamy Temple, 3kms to Mudinepalli,17kms to Gudivada.

Ashramas and Saints in Krishna District

1. Dontulamma [1807-1932] - Samadhi undi in Machilipatnam.

 2. Avadhuta Pitchamma [1870-1951]
  • Samadhi Ashramam at Kurumaddali, Near Uyyuru. 
 3. Ramananda Yogasramam
  • Urmilanagar, Near Bhavanipuram, Vijayawada, Trustee. V.Adiseshu moble: 9885230323 
 4. Phareed Mastan Ouliya [1902-1968
  • Darga Ashramam Unnayi, Near Machilipatnam. 
 5. Mahayogini Sitamma [1921-1959] - Samadhi and Ashram unnayi,

 6. Bhikshaal Baba [1924-1979] - Samadhi Undi, in Nuziveedu

 7. RamaYogi [1922-1976]
  • Omkarashramam lo Samadhi undi, Bommanampadu, Kaikaluru taluk.
8. Prabhavathi Devi
  • Indupalli, 11kms to Kankipadu towards Gudivada.
 9. Ramana garu Live
  • Anjaneya upasakulu, Balusupadu, near Jaggayyapet.
10. Rangaavadhuta [1868-1948] - Machilipatanam

11. Mata Sugnanandagiriswamini
  • Bharathi Gitashramam, Mamidipalli vil, Agniparru [post] 5kms to Kuchipudi. 
12. Satyabalayogi
  • Kondangi, 5kms to Kalidindi. 
13. Bodhanandagiri swamy
  • Samadhi Ashramam unnayi, Amberpet, 3kms away from Nandigama.
14. Vidyasankara Bharathee swamy - Gayatri Pittam, Machilipatnam

15. Pranavaananda Swamy [1888-1969] - Samadhi Ashramam unnayi, Gudivada

16. Vasudevanandagiri Swamy Live
  • Rajeswari Peetam, Pedapulipaaka, Penamaluru mandal. 
17. Sankarananda Swamy Live
  • Paramatmananda Ashram, Penamaluru, near Poranki, Vijayawada phone: 0866-2582813.
18. Swamy Narayananada giri Live
  • Malayala Swamy Ashramam, Tadepalli, Ghantasala mandal phone: 0871-253532. 
19. Narayana Teerth Live
  • Ashramam undi, Vajinepalli, 6kms to Muktyala. 
20. Achyutanandagiri, Skandadevandagiri Swamy Live - Garikaparru, 4kms to Uyyuru

21. Sri Mataravinda Divyagnana Kshetram
  • Sriaravinda puram- 521390, near Addaada, phone: 08674-253120,254426, 5kms to Gudlavalleru, 7kms to Pamuru
22. Vidyananda Bharathi swamy
  • Samadhi and Chidananda Ashramam unnayi,  Gannavaram. 
23. Sri Sitaram, live
  • Srikrishna Ashramam at Pedamutteevi, 5kms to Movva.

Ashramas and Saints in Prakasam District

1. Lalitananda Saraswathi [1886-1951]
  • Samadhi and Ashramam unnayi, Vadarevu, 12kms to Chirala. 
2. Maha tapasvi Narsappaiah garu - Mareddypalli near Kurichedu

3. Yogananda Narasimha murthy [ 1886-1960]
  • Samadhi is there at Kapilagiri, near Markapuram and here is a Narasimha temple also there. 
4. Avadhuta Ramayogi [1812-1912]
  • Jeeva samaadhi undi, in Potlapadu village, 6kms away from Kurichedu.
5. Sahajananda swamy [ 1901-1993]
  • Samadhi and ashramam is in Petluru, it is in Kondepi to Podili route. 
6. Dattatreyaswamy [1944-1976]
  • Samadhi and Ashramam there in Mogilicherla, 8kms away from Malakonda which  is near Kandukuru. 
7. Rayavirayya [1900-1981]
  • Samadhi and Ashramam unnayi, in Gollavidipi, 6kms to Yarragondapalem, on Tripurantakam route. 
8. Naganandaswamy
  • Samadhi undi at Ravuripet, in Jandrapet. 
9. Ekkirala Bharadwaja [1938-89]
  • Samadhi is there in Shirdisai mandir, Lawyerpet, Ongol. 
10. Atmanandayateendrulu
  • Samadhi and a temple is there at Boyapalli, 8kms away from Yerragondapalem on Marakapur route.
11. Ricemill Baba
  • Samadhi undi near Fire station, Chirala.
12. Suryaprakasanda Saraswathi Live - Boggulakond, Santamaguluru mandal

13. Avadhuta Narayanaswamy
  • Jeevasamadhi and a temple is there in Mittapalem, 5kms away from CSPuram on Pamuru route.
14. Avadhutaswamy
  • Samadhi undi, near Firestation Chirala.
15. Perireddynayana Ashramam - Nasarsahebpalli, near Tarlupadu

16. Achalanda swamy Live
  • Achalananda ashramam, Mungamurudonka, near Bypass, Ongole.
17. Siddachaitanyaswamy Live
  • Siddagnanashramam, 10kms away from Kanigiri.
18. Pranavananda swamy Live - Ashramam is there in Karamchedu

19. Ramayogiswamy Live
  • Ashramam is there in Ravipadu, 5kms away from kambam.
20. Digambaraswamy Live
  • Akkapalli, near Bestavaripet, kotilingala kshetram. 
21. Chinmayasarada Tapovanam - Kothapatnam

22. Sriramavadhutaashramam Live
  • Chevuru, beside NH5, near Kavali. 

Temples and Tourist places in Guntur District

1.  Nagulapadu
  • Subrahmanyaswamy temple, 2kms to Pedanandipadu, 15kms to Prattipadu, 24kms to Chilakaluripet. 
2. Kommuru 
  • Siva and Kesava temples [chola and Krishnadevaraya nirmitam] 4kms to Pedanandipadu, 4kms to Kakumanu 
3. Kakumanu
  • Mahalakshmi vepachettu, 8kms to Pedanandipadu, 21kms to Ponnur. 
4. Kondapaaturu
  • Poleramma, 2kms to Kakumanu mandal. 
5. Ponnur
  • Bhavannarayana, Sahasra Lingeswara, Anjaneya [30 feet], Garutmantu[20feet] temples., 31kms to Guntur, 21kms to Bapatla. 
6. Munipalli 
  • Ancient Siva and Kesava temples, 6kms to Ponnuru. 
7. Bapatla
  • Bhavannarayana Swamy Temple, 12kms to Chirala. 
8. Ettipotala
  • Waterfalls, Rangaswamy and Dattatreya swamy temples, 12kms to Macherla, 15kms to Nagarjuna Sagar 
9. Guttikonda
  • Rajajeswari temple, Chikati mallayya, Muchikunda temples and Caves, Narasaraopet 40kms, Karampudi 20kms 
10. Chejarla
  • Kapoteswara swamy temple 2nd century, 32kms to Narasaraopet. 
11. Kondaveedu
  • Fort, Gopinathaswamy temple, anthahpuram, 7kms to Phirangipuram. 
12. Amaravathi
  • Balachamundi sahita Amareswaralingeswara temple, Boudha Stupam35kms to Sattenapalli and also Guntur, 40kms to VJA 
13. Undavalli
  • Padmanabhaswamy and some more caves, 6kms to Vijayawada. 
14. Kotappakonda
  • Koteswaraswamy temple, chamundi temple, 15kms to Narasaraopet. 
15. Macharla
  • Chennakesava, Adilakshmi, Veerabhadra Temples. 
16. Mangalagiri
  • Lakshmi narasimha swamy, Topu Anjaneya Temples and on hill Panakalaswamy, 21kms to Guntur, 12kms to VJA 
17. Chebrolu
  • Chaturmukha Bramha Temple, Ravulamma temple, 18kms to Guntur on ponnur route. 
18. Sitanagaram
  • Sitarama and Anjaneya swamy temples.
19. Durgi
  • Omkareswara, Nagareswara and Nageswara Temples, 15kms to Macherla, 21kms to Karampudi.
20. Kuntimaddi
  • Sivalayam 14th century on the bank of Krishna river, and one more important temple is near here in forest Sattemma talli, 27kms to Atchampet
21. Yanamadala
  • Siva and Rama temples ancient, 14kms to Guntur.
22. Neeleswara palem
  • Neelakanteswara temple, 5kms to Atchampet. 
23. Velpuru
  • Ramalingeswara temple 4th century, Villagelo bazaarlo Ardhanareeswara Statue chala bavuntundi, 5kms to Atchampet, 5kms to Krosuru
24. Orvakallu
  • Gangamma temple in a cave on a rock, 6kms to Atchampet. 
25. Chigurupadu
  • Anjaneyaswamy temple, 3kms to  Atchampet. 
26. Battiprolu
  • Boudha stupa, 25kms to Tenali, 13kms to Cherukupalli, 18kms to Repalle. 
27. Thulluru
  • Venugopala and Ramalingeswara Temples, 18kms to Amaravathi. 
28. Vaikuntapuram
  • Srivenkateswaraswamy temple on the hill, 8kms to Amaravathi.
29. Chilumuru
  • Ramalingeswaraswamy temple, too old, 4kms to kolluru mandal. 
30. Vinukonda
  • Ramalingeswara temple on the hill, and Gunti Anjaneyaswamy temple. 
31. Karlapalem
  • Peddintamma, 10kms to Bapatla. 
32. Morjampadu
  • Buggamalleswarudu, villagenundi 2kms lo untundi, 15kms to Piduguralla.
33. Nadendla
  • Govardhana, Sitamahalkshmi, Pattabhirama Temples puratanamvi, 101 temples village ga name undi, 12kms to Chilakaluripet, 20kms to NRT
34. Pondugala
  • Jalapeswaraswamy temple, 10kms to Dachepalli. 
35. Pedakakani
  • Mallikharjuna temple, and ISKON temple, 8kms to Guntur.
 36. Satrasala
  • Chennakesava and Mallikharjuna temples on the bank of river Krishna, 25kms to Rentachintal.
37. Kolluru
  • Anajaneyaswamy temple, I think it will sink in Pulivendula reservoer, 35kms to Bellakonda.
38. Mortota
  • Mukteswara swamy temple on the bank of river Krishna, near Repalle 
39. Vellaturu
  • Siva and Vishnvalayalu, 4kms to Battiprolu, 13kms to Repalle.
40. Aravapalli
  • Balakoteswara temple, 2kms to Repalle.
41. Govada
  • Balakoteswara temple, 4kms to Amrutaluru, 8kms to Cherukupalli. 
42. Teraala
  • Siddeswaraswamy temple, Durgi mandal. 
43. Piduguralla
  • Gangamma temple and 2kms away Bolasankaraswamy temple is there. 
44. Etravaripalem
  • Bramhamgari temple, Karlapalem mandal. 
45. Adigoppala
  • to this village 7kms lo Brammeswaraswamy temple undi. 
46. Mallappadona
  • waterfalls, and Sivalayam, 8kms away to Oppicherla.
47. Brahmana Koduru - Nagabala Temple,

48. Cherukuru
  • Trivikrama, Agasteswaraswamy temples, 15kms to Parchuru. 
49. Kantamrajukoduru - Mahamkali temple, Duggirala mandal

50. Phanidam
  • Someswara and Venugopalswamy temples, 15kms to Sattenapalli. 
51. Brugubanda
  • Chennakesava and Subhadra Balarama sametha Jagannadhaswamy temples, 10kms to Sattenapalli. 
52. Bhartipudi
  • Prasannanjaneyaswamy temple, near Bapatla. 
53. Bodayapalem
  • Choudeswaraswamy temple, Repalle mandal. 
54. Nidubrolu
  • Choudeswaraswamy temple, beside Ponnuru. 
55. Kogantivari palem – sivalayam, 6kms to Atchempet

56. Regulagadda
  • Kasivisweswaralayam, near Pidiguralla. 
57. Vekamuru
  • Mukteswara swamy temple, Repalle mandal.
58. Amruthaluru
  • Amrutheswara and Big Vinayaka Temples.
59. Vijayapuri South - Sitaramanjaneyaswamy temple, Nagarjunasagar

60. Mandadam
  • Venugopala swamy temple, near Amaravathi. 
61. Kuchipudi
  • Ramalingeswara temple and Aryasamaj ashramam, Amruthaluru mandal.
62. Sangamjagarlamudi - Sangameswaralayam, near Tenali

63. Vangipuram - Vallabharaya Temple, Prattipadu mandal

64. Tadutla - Goutamuneswara swamy temple

65. Sattenapalli - Venugopalaswamy Temple

66. Gottipalla
  • Markandeswara temple, Veldurthi mandal. 
67. Nandivelugu
  • Kanakadurga temple, 8kms away from tenali. 
68. Boppudi
  • Anjaneyaswamy temple on NH 5, Sivalayam in the village, and Venkateswara temple on the hill, 6kms to Chilakaluripet 
69. Pedakonduru
  • Ardhanareeswara, Anandeswara and Janardhana Temples on the bank of river Krishna, Duggirala mandal 
70. Kolluru
  • Anantheeswara, Bhogeeswara and Chintalamma talli Temples, 20kms to Tenali. 
71. Vaddamanu
  • Jaina temple on a hill, 10kms to Amaravathi on Tulluru shortcut road.
72. Tadikonda - Kameswaralayam, 20kms to Guntur

73. Kolakaluru
  • Agastheswara and Adivarahaswamy temples, 20kms to Guntur and 12kms to Tenali. 
74. Penumudi
  • Nageswara and Sitarama temples, 3kms away from Repalle. 
75. Nutakki
  • Sakteswara and Kesava temples, 10kms to Mangalagiri. 
76. Pittallanka
  • Nageswaraswamy temple, Repalle mandal.
77. Valiveru
  • Traipurushalayama, 3kms to Angalakuduru. 
78. Chandolu
  • Lingodbhavaswamy temple, near Ponnuru, 
79. Moparru
  • Choudeswaralayam, Tenali to chunduru route. 
80. Nandigama
  • Agastyeswara and Someswara temples, 6kms away from Sattenapalli. 
81. Vipparla
  • Malleswara temple, 12th century temple, 24kms to Narasaraopet.
82. Nandularevu - Sivalingam, near Atchampet 

83. Vemuru
  • Ramalingeswara temple, 14kms from Tenali. 
84. Gurazala
  • Veerabhadra and grama devata temples, 20kms to Macherla 
85. Tenali :   
  •  a] Rameswaralayam [Parasurama and Tenali ramalingannpratishta] Ganganammapet    
  •  b] Panchamukhanjaneyaswamy, Govardhana, Ganganamma, Kanayakaparameswari temples
  •  c] Veerabrahmamgari gudi at Gandhi chowk,  Lakshmi Narasimha swamy templ
  •  d] Venkateswara swamy temple at Vaikuntapuram 
86. Ginjupalli
  • Siva and Chennakesava temples, 18kms away from Atchampet. 
87. Cherukupalli - Gokeswara temple,

88. Pedakodamagundla
  • Uttareswar and Vallabharaya Temples, near Karampudi. 
89. Madala
  • Sakaleswara Temple, 5kms to Sattenapalli. 
90. Peravali
  • Madhava Temple, near Vemuru. 
91. Yadlapalli
  • Brahmheswara Temple, near Angalakuduru. 
92. Gudipudi
  • Bhimeswara and Someswara temples, 10kms to Sattenapalli. 
93. Pinnelli
  • Rameswara Temple, Near Piduguralla.
94. Kaza - Kodandanadha Temple

95. Govindapuram
  • Bhimeswara Temple, in between Narasaraopet to Chilakaluripet. 
96. Modukuru
  • Rajarajeswara Temple, near Ponnur 
97. Siripuram
  • Rameswara Temple, Medikonduru mandal.
98. Appikatla
  • Visweswara Temple, near Bapatla.
99. Kollipara
  • Mukteswara temple, 20kms to Tenali.
100. Jampani
  • Ramalingeswara, Chennakesava and Veeranjaneya temples, near Tenali.
101. Karampudi
  • Veerulagudi, Chennakesava temple.
 102. Alluru
  • Lakshminarasimhaswamy temple, Pittalavanipalem mandal.
103. Nijaampatnam - Shipyard

104. Ameenabadu
  • Moolankureswari temple on a small hill, Phirangipuram mandal. 
105. Morampudi
  • Mahamkali temple, Duggirala mandal. 
106. Potarlanka
  • Venugopala and Mallikharjuna temples, Kolluru mandal. 
107. Chengeeskhanpet
  • Venugopala and Vennamudda Krishnudu temple, Phirangipuram mandal. 
108. Inimella
  • Bhavannarayanaswamy temple, near Chejarla.
109. Duggirala - Chennakesava temple

110. Tangeda
  • Durgadevi, Venugopala and Ramalingeswara temples, near Dachepalli. 
111. Kanchuboduthanda
  • Ratnagarbha Ganapati in Vedapatasala, and Saraswathi temple on a small hill,   Madipadu, Atchampet mandal
112. Eamani
  • Agasteswara and Ramalingeswara temples, Duggirala mandal. 
113. Pedapulivarru
  • Balatripurasundari, Veerabhadra and Rajarajanarendra temples, Battiprolu mandal.
114. Munugodu
  • Sitajaneswara temple, Swetambara Jaina temple [Modati kulottunga choluni kalam], 12kms to Krosuru on the Amaravathi route
 115. Guntur
  • Venkateswara temple in Brundavan gardens, Pattabhipuram Satyannarayanaswamy temple, Syamalanagar Gayatripeetam, R.Agraharam Gitamandiram and Ramanama Kshetram and Venakteswara temple, Old Guntur Gunti Vigneswaraswamy temple, Kottapet Anjaneya and Siva temples, Naz centre Anjaneyaswamy temple, Sampathnagar - Sarada peetam. 
116. Prattipadu - Dandeswara temple

117. Satuluru
  • Siva and Anjaneyaswamy temples, 10kms to Narasaraopet. 
118. Kakani
  • Siva temple, Narasaraopet mandal. 
119. Mokkapadu
  • Narasimha temple, near Sattenapalli. 
120. Minchala padu
  • Kanneganti hanumanthu Samadhi, 5kms from durgi. 
121. Mannepalli
  • Narasihmaswamy and siva temples, Bollapalli mandal. 
122. Choudavaram
  • Gayatri mandiram, 10kms to Guntur. 
123. Vangipuram
  • Vallabharajaswamy and Agasteswaraswamy temples, Near Prattipadu.
124. Iyyangaripalle – Bobbanaga temple, Hemlet village of Pondugala