Kondagattu Temple | History, Timings, Accommodation and Address

About Kondagattu Temple

Kondagattu Temple is located in the middle of the hills and forest area of Kondagattu, Muthyumpeta village of Mallial Mandal, Jagityal district. The presiding deity here is Anjaneya Swamy with Lord Venkateswara, Alwaarlu and Lakshmi. The temple is enclosed with the caves and Rayuni fort on the north side. The temple is an ancient temple constructed 500 years ago. Anjaneya Swamy here is Swamyambhoo according to the Shilasasana available on the external wall of the main temple. Devotees here believe that couples who are not having children, mental disability and health diseases come and pray here for 40 days in the temple then their wishes will be fulfilled. The Poojas and rituals performed here to the deities in Chathada Sri Vaishnava Agama Sampradaya.

Kondagattu Anjaneya Swamy Temple

History of Kondagattu Anjaneya Swamy Temple

The story is said that there is a cowherd Singam Sanjeevudu from Kodimyal Village. Once he lost his buffalo and went to the hilly area to search. For taking rest he stopped at a tree and soon fell into sleep. In his sleep, Lord Anjaneya Swamy appeared and told him about his lost buffalo whereabouts Sanjeevudu wake up and started searching as instructed in the dream. He found the Idol of Lord Anjaneya. He started building the shrine there with the help of his wife Ashamma. The temple is popular eventually from then.

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Kondagattu Anjaneya Swamy is believed as “Sanjeeva” in this region. The Idol of Anjaneya Swamy has faced the north side of the temple. Anjaneya Swamy here is along with Narasimha Vaktram Amburilla and Shanku Chakra. The devotees take Anjaneya Swamy Deeksha here for 11 days, 21 days, and 41 days. The temple went into the custody of the State Endowment Department in the year 1968. Around 160 years ago, the temple was renovated and taken responsibility by Krishna Rao Deshmukh.    

Kondagattu Temple Timings

Kondagattu temple timings are from 4:30 AM to 8:30 PM and the temple will be closed from 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM. On Tuesday and Saturday temple will be open from 4:30 AM to 8:30 PM

Below are the details of the Poojas/Sevas performed at Kondagattu Anjaneya Swamy Temple.

S No.Temple Pooja/SevaTemple timings
1Suprabhatam Seva4:00 AM
2Sri Swami Vari Aaradhana4:30 AM to 5:45 AM
3Balaboga Nivedana Modati Ganta5:45 AM to 6:00 AM
4Surya Darshanam6:00 AM to 7:30 AM
5Nithya Haaratulu7:30 AM to 09:00 AM
6Sri Swami Vari Abhishekam9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
7Sri Satyanarayana Swami vratham11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
8Rendova Ganta12:30 PM
9Bhajana Tirtha Prasadam12:45 PM
10Surya Darshanam3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
11Sri Swami Vari Aaradhana, Moodava Ganta4:30 PM to 6:00 PM
12Nithya Haaratulu6:00 PM to 7:30 PM
13Sri Laxmi Amma Vari Kumkumarchana7:00 PM
14Sri Venkateswara Swami Seva Utsavam7:30 PM
15Bhajana8:15 PM
16Cavata Bandanam8:30 PM

Everyday morning from 7 AM to evening 8:30 PM Vahana Poojas are done. Kondagattu Temple Special Poojas/Sevas with prices are:

S No.Temple Pooja/SevaPrices of Pooja/Seva
 1Shasvatha Nidi1,116
 2Vivaham151
 341 Days Harathi80
 421 Days Harathi50
 511 Days Harathi30
 641 Days Bila Harathi30
 721 Days Bila Harathi20
 85 Days Nidra12
 9Sri Venkateswara Swami Seva50
 10Sri Satyanarayana Swami Seva30
 11Abhishekam25
 12Nalugu Chakrala Vahanam35
 13Rendu Chakrala Vahanam15
 14Kumkum Pooja15
 15Kesha Khandanam10
 16Pratyeka Darshanam10
 17Odi Biyyam10

Festivals Celebrated at Temple

All festivals are celebrated at Kondagattu Anjaneya Swamy temple. The important festivals celebrated at Kondagattu temple are:

  • Sri Hanuman Jayanthi celebrated 3 days during Vyshakha Sapthami to Vyshakha Bahula Dashami, Poorvabhadra Nakshatram.
  • Sravana Sapthaha Uthsavam on Sravana Sudha Padyami to Sapthami, special Abishekam, and Poojas are held.
  • Pavitramasam during the Shravanamasam.
  • Dhanurmasam celebrated for 30 days from Margashira Shudha and Moola Nakshatram.
  • On Vykunta Ekadasi, Uthara Dwara Darshanam.
  • Sri Sudarshana Yagam is performed on Magha Shudha Panchami.     

How to Reach

By Air:

The nearest airport is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad.

By Rail:

Karimnagar Railway station is the nearest with 35 km from Kondagattu.

By Road:

Kondagattu Temple is 35 km from Karimnagar and 16 km from Jagityal, so there are a number of buses and other transports available to reach the temple.

Accommodation at Kondagattu Temple

There are many hotels and lodges in Kondagattu to the pilgrims for accommodation. Haritha Hotel is good and safe to stay, the hotel is maintained by Telangana Government.

Address and Contact Information

Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple,

Muthyumpeta Village

Jagityal District

Telangana, 505452

Temple Office: 08724 271239

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