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.
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.
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/Seva||Temple timings|
|1||Suprabhatam Seva||4:00 AM|
|2||Sri Swami Vari Aaradhana||4:30 AM to 5:45 AM|
|3||Balaboga Nivedana Modati Ganta||5:45 AM to 6:00 AM|
|4||Surya Darshanam||6:00 AM to 7:30 AM|
|5||Nithya Haaratulu||7:30 AM to 09:00 AM|
|6||Sri Swami Vari Abhishekam||9:00 AM to 11:30 AM|
|7||Sri Satyanarayana Swami vratham||11:30 AM to 12:30 PM|
|8||Rendova Ganta||12:30 PM|
|9||Bhajana Tirtha Prasadam||12:45 PM|
|10||Surya Darshanam||3:00 PM to 4:30 PM|
|11||Sri Swami Vari Aaradhana, Moodava Ganta||4:30 PM to 6:00 PM|
|12||Nithya Haaratulu||6:00 PM to 7:30 PM|
|13||Sri Laxmi Amma Vari Kumkumarchana||7:00 PM|
|14||Sri Venkateswara Swami Seva Utsavam||7:30 PM|
|16||Cavata Bandanam||8:30 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/Seva||Prices of Pooja/Seva|
|3||41 Days Harathi||80|
|4||21 Days Harathi||50|
|5||11 Days Harathi||30|
|6||41 Days Bila Harathi||30|
|7||21 Days Bila Harathi||20|
|8||5 Days Nidra||12|
|9||Sri Venkateswara Swami Seva||50|
|10||Sri Satyanarayana Swami Seva||30|
|12||Nalugu Chakrala Vahanam||35|
|13||Rendu Chakrala Vahanam||15|
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
The nearest airport is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad.
Karimnagar Railway station is the nearest with 35 km from Kondagattu.
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,
Temple Office: 08724 271239