- Location: Temple Road, Alampur, Gadwal, Telangana 509152
- Festivals: Navratri, Maha Shivaratri, Makar Sankranti, Purnima
- Main Deity: Goddess Jogulamba For Other Deity Detail Click here
- Languages: Telugu, Hindi & English
- Darshan Timings: 07.00 AM To 01.00 PM || 2:00 PM To 8:30 PM
- Best Season To Visit: All
- Jogulamba Temple Contact Number: +918555965827
- For Book Daily Pooja Click Here
- How To Reach
Alampur Jogulamba Temple is located on the banks of the Tungabhadra River, in the state of Telangana. The whole temple complex was built on the bank of the Tungabhadra river. Goddess Jogulamba is considered the 5th Shakti Peetha among 18 Shakti Peethas in the country. The location was ruled by numerous South Indian dynasties. The main divines at the Jogulamba temple are Jogulamba and Balabrahmeshwara.
History Of Alampur Jogulamba Temple
According to a popular legend, there was a marvelous saint in the 6th century called Rasa Siddha who had the power to transform base metal into gold, and he was considered near Chalukyas king Pulakesi II, instrumental in building any temples called ‘Nava Brahmas’. According to the legend, the 9 names of Siva are really the names of medicative herbs put forth by Rasa Siddha and there are 9 temples here. They are the Swarga Brahma Temple Padma Brahma Temple, Vishva Brahma Temple Arka Brahma Temple, Bala Brahma Temple, Garuda Brahma Temple, and Taraka Brahma Temple.
The Siddha Rasarnavam is a tantric work, which mentions that if Upasana is performed according to the prescribed Tantra, then Mercury oozes from the Linga of Bala Brahma, Thighs of Subramanya, Navel of Ganapati, and Mouth of Mother Jogulamba, which can be transformed into Gold by using the medicative herbs.
Importance Of Alampur Jogulamba Temple
Alampur is known as the City of Temples and is famous for its sculpture. The Temple of Nava Brahmas and Kanchi Kamakshi is the most important.
Architecture Of Alampur Jogulamba Temple
Alampur is considered the western entrance of Srisailam. Here the wonderful temple and remains of some ancient temples represent Badami Chalukyan architecture. The old temple of Jogulamba was damaged by Bahamani sultans in the 14th century. The idols of Jogulamba and her 2 Shaktis Chandi, Mundi were secured from them and placed in Bala Brahmeswara Swamy temple till 2005. The new temple was built in the exact same place and the goddess was relocated. According to the local people, Jogulamba is a Ugra rupa (hard and extremely energetic to worship) and the water pool nearby makes the environment cool.
Here Goddess Jogulamba is seen seated on the Corpse with scorpion, frog, and lizard on the head. She is seen in a naked avatar with her tongue stretched outside, an avatar of the intense goddess that approves Siddhi in Yoga and is thus called Jogulamba. This word is a changed kind of Yogula Amma in Telugu which means Mother of Yogis. Idols of Saptamatrikas, Vighneswara, and Veenapani Veera Bhadra are likewise present. Initial Chandi Mundi idols were left in Bala Brahmeswara Swamy Temple and unique idols are made and situated in the Jogulamba temple.
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How To Reach
- The Nearest International airport is in Hyderabad which is 202 km.
- Alampur Jogulamba Temple is 8 km from Alampur Railway station. Alampur Railway Station is located on the Hyderabad – Kurnool line.
- Kurnool Railway station is 27 km from Temple. Kurnool is well connected with all parts of India.
- The direct bus is available from Hyderabad and Kurnool bus stations.