Sri Vedanarayana Swamy Temple Nagalapuram
Sri Vedanarayana Swamy Temple Nagalapuram is in Nagalapuram, Chittoor District. The deity of the temple is Lord Vishnu in the form of Matsya Avatar. It is one of the 10 forms of Lord Vishnu. This is the only temple of Lord Vishnu in Matsya(fish) Avatar in standing posture.
History of Sri Vedanarayana Swamy Temple Nagalapuram:
As per Purana’s, Lord Brahma once slept and the Vedas automatically slipped out of his mouth. An Asura knew as ‘Somaka’ lie sitting tight for this event. He promptly stole the Vedas and went stowing away in the profundities of the sea.
To recover the Vedas, the Deva’s looked for the assistance of Lord Vishnu to recover the Vedas and take the world back to its unique adjust.
The Vedas are the essential information required for the creation and running of the universe. With no further issues, Lord Maha Vishnu took Mathsya symbol and found the evil presence Somuka in the profundities of the sea. Following a battle enduring years, the Lord could crush the Asura and recover the Veda’s.
Finally, Lord Vishnu successfully gave back the world its typical cycle and request.
This sanctuary was worked during the season of Sri Krishna Devraya. It is said that he named this town as Nagalapuram in memory of his mom Nagamba.
Sri Vedanarayana Swamy Temple Timings:
Generally, the temple timings are
- Morning Timings: 05:30 AM to 11:30 AM.
- Evening Timings: 04:30 AM to 07:30 AM.
How to reach Sri Vedanarayana Swamy Temple Nagalapuram:
By Air: Tirupathi International Airport is the nearest to the temple and from there we can reach the temple by a local transport with a distance of 41 km.
On Rail: The nearest railway station is Puttur Railway Station. It covers over a distance of 29 km.
By Road: APSRTC bus stations of Puttur and Tiruttani runs buses to nearby cities. So, frequent buses are available to reach the temple.