Here Stotraveda is providing complete information about Vijayawada Kanaka Durga Temple Sevas and Temple Timings given below.
Kanaka Durga temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh is perched on top of the Indrakeeladri Hill on the banks of River Krishna. There is a mention of the temple and its presiding deity in the sacred texts including the ones like Kaalika Puraana and Durgaa Sapthashati.
There are several legends associated with this temple including the one which believed that Vijayawada was once a rocky region, unfit for cultivation, the hills obstructing the flow of River Krishna. On invocation of Lord Shiva, the hills made way for the river to flow unimpeded through tunnels. Arjuna too is believed to have prayed for Lord Shiva on top of the Indrakeeladri Hill and is the site where he attained the Pasupatha Astra as a result of his penance.
It is Arjuna who is believed to have constructed to shrine to Goddess Durga. During Dussehra special pujas are performed at the temple when a large number of pilgrims attend the colorful celebrations while also taking a dip in the Krishna River.
Specialties of Indrakeeladri Kanakadurga Devi:
- Goddess is looking towards north-east with cool smile and bliss. Because of which the devotees are blessed with whatever they pray for.
- This is only temple in the world where the main diety (moola varlu) are decorated in forms of Sri Saraswati, Sri Maha Lakshmi, Sri Bala Tripura Sundari, Sri Rajarajeswari, Sri Mahishasura mardini, Sri Durga devi, Sri Annapurna devi, Sri Gayatri, Sri Lalitha Tripura Sundari will overflow.
Sri Ammavari Temple Timings:
Sunday to Saturday – 4.00 Am to 10.00 Pm with halts in between for 15 mints
Sri Malleswara Swamy Temple Timings:
Sunday to Saturday (Free Darshan) – 4.00 Am to 6.30 Pm & 6.45 Pm to 10.00 Pm
Kanaka Durga Temple Sevas and Darshans:
|Sevas and Darshans||Timings||Cost|
|Dharma Dharshanam||4.00Am to 5.45Pm|
6.15Pm to 10.00Pm
|Mukha Mandapam||4.00Am to 5.45Pm|
6.15Pm to 10.00Pm
|Rs. 20/- |
|Antaralayam Dharshanam||5.00Am to 5.45Pm|
6.15Pm to 9.00Pm
Sri Malleswara Swamy Seva’s and Pooja’s Kanaka Durga Temple:
Abhishekam – 5.00Am to 11.30Am
Swamy Vari Pancha Harathulu Halt – 6.30Pm to 6.45Pm
Note: The temple Seva and Darshan timings are fixed, but the cost involved in Darshan many vary.
Seva Details in Kanaka Durga Temple
|Sahasramarchana (One Day)||Rs. 100|
|Asthotharanamarchana (One Day)|
|Sri Malleswara Swamy Varla Rudrabhishekam (One Day)||Rs. 20|
|Sahasranamarchana for 52 Fridays||Rs. 5,200|
|Asthotharanamarchana for 52 Fridays|
|Sri Malleswara Swamy Varla Rudrabhishekam (52 Mondays)||Rs. 1,040|
|Chandi Homam (Everyday)||Rs. 516|
|Laksha Kumkumatchana (One Day)||Rs. 1,000|
|Santhi Kalyanam (One Day)||Rs. 500|
|Srichakra Navavarnacharna||Rs. 516|
What is Pratyaksha seva?
Ans: The seva performed at temple and devotees can participate in person at the temple.
What are the uses of Pratyaksha seva?
Ans: Devotees can participate in the seva as in person at the temple.
What is the difference between Paroksha seva and Pratyaksha seva?
Ans: Paroksha Seva is for those who are unable to participate in Sevas directly. Those who can participate in person at the Temple will be mentioned as Sevadaris of Pratyaksha Seva.
Best Season To Visit Indrakeeladri?
Ans: October to March