Thursday, 26 December 2013

Alamelumangapuram Tirupati India


The Temple of Sri Padmavathi Ammavari is located at Tiruchanoor also called Alamelumangapuram after the local deity. Tiruchanoor is a 5 Km drive from Tirupati.

Alamelumangamma is actually the incarnation of Lord Mahalakshmi. Alamelumangamma came the river banks of River Swarnamukhi when Lord Mahavishnu, in the avatar of Sri Venkateswara showed his reverence towards the sage Bhrigu Maharshi who kicked Vishnu with his leg. Alamelumangamma stayed in the Paatala lokam for 12 years and came out in the 13th year in a Golden Lotus.

The other temples in the temple compound are: Sri Krishnaswamy Temple, Sri Sundara Rajaswamivari Temple and Sri Suryanarayana Swamivari Temple. Some of the important festivals that are observed at the temple includes Navarathri Festival(Dasara), Kartheeka Brahmotsavam, Float festaival, Vasanthotsavam and Rathasapthami.

Alamelumangapuram Tirupati India

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