Vemulawada Temple | Accommodation, Sevas & Timings

Vemulawada temple is located in the Rajanna Siricilla district of Telangana. This vicinity is called the Temple and “Dhakshina Kasi”.The sanctum has Lord Shiva inside the name of Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy. People can learn about the Vemulawada temple timings and accommodations at the temple website. Timings: 4 am to 9 pm.

Meanwhile, the most important festivals are the Shiva Rathri, Sri Rama Navami, Bonalu, Dasara, and Bathukamma. The architecture of the Vemulawada temple is Dravidian.

History of  Vemulawada Temple:

Vemulawada temple was constructed in 750-930 A.D. by Raja Narendra Chola. Indra- the king of astadikpalaka, by devoutly worshipping Lord Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy, the presiding deity of the shrine, purified himself from brahmahatya dosham.

Vemulawada Temple, Rajanna Siricilla

Bhavishyothara Purana mentions that the sun god [Surya Bhagavan] recovered from incapacity by praying at the church here, so this shrine is termed “Bhaskara kshethram.”

From 750a.D to 973a.D, Raja Narendra Chola suffered from leprosy from the distinctive feature of killing a muniputra by accident. At the same time, he changed into taking a bathtub in Dharmagundam.

He has visible lord Sri Raja Rajeshwara and goddess Sri Raja Rajehwari Devi in an imaginative and prescient He received the blessing with instructions to construct a temple and install ‘Siva lingam’ lying within the mattress of the Dharmagundam.

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Vemulawada Temple Timings:

Here are the Vemulawada temple timings.

Daily Pujas & Sevas

These are the pujas and sevas.

Mangala Vaidyam4 am to 4.10 am
Suprabhata Seva11.40 am to 12.10 pm
Prabhata Harathi4.35 am
Aalaya Suddhi4.35 am to 5 am
Gomatha Puja & Kode Puja5 am to 5.15 am
Prathakala Puja5.15 am to 6.15 am
Nithya Kalyanam10.30 am to 12.30 pm
Madhyanhika Puja & Nivedana & Anna Puja11.40 am to 12.10 pm

Note: During Monday, Masa Sivarathri & Sani Thrayodasi days, Madhyanhika Puja & Nivedana & Anna Puja will be performed from 2.30 pm to 3 pm

Pradosakala Puja6 pm to 7 pm
Nishikala Puja6 pm to 7 pm
Pavalimpu Seva9 pm to 10 pm

Note: During Mondays that are not covered with the Thithi, i.e., Eakadasi, Dwadashi, Bahula Astami, Sankramana, Masa Sivarathri, etc., Eakantha Seva will perform to the deity.

Darsanam and Arjitha Seva Timings
Sarva Darsanam4.35 am to 5 am
Dharma Darsanam & Abhisekam6.15 am to 11.30 am
Darsanam & Anna Puja12.10 pm to 2 pm
Bilvarchana & Darsanam, Sivarchana2.30 pm to 5.55 pm
Darsanam & Aakula Puja, Maha Puja, Pallaki Seva, Pedda Seva7.10 pm to 9 pm

Note: On Monday, Masa Sivarathri and, Sani Pradosam, Abhisekam will be performed from 6.15 am to 2.30 pm & Anna Puja will be performed from 3 pm to 5 pm, and Bilvarchana will not be performed

Sathyanarayana Vratham1 pm to 3 pm
Kalyanam1 pm to 3 pm
Maha Lingarchana10.30 am to 12.30 pm
Kumkuma Puja6.30 pm to 8.30 pm
Kode Mrokkubadi6.15 am to 8.30 pm
Gandadeepa Archana6.15 am to 8.30 pm

Note: During Monday and other peak days when the inflow of pilgrims is on the very high side, Kode Mrokkubadi Puja would be started at 4.30 am for the convenience of the pilgrims

Arjitha Sevas

There are 22 arjitha sevas are there.

  1. Kode Mrokkubadi Rs.100
  2. Maha Lingarchana Rs. 1000
  3. Anna Puja – Rs.150/- & Rs.600
Other Sevas:
  • Abhiseka Puja – Rs.200/- & Rs.600/-
  • Sri Swamy Varla Kalyanam – Rs.1000/-
  • Kumkuma Puja – Rs.150/-
  • Pallaki Seva & Pedda Seva – Rs.200/- & Rs.350/-
  • Maha Puja – Rs.250/-
  • Aakula Puja – Rs.600/-

Sashwatha Poojas

These are the pooja schemes at the Temple.

Seva NameCost
Sri Swamy Vari KalyanamRs 5000
Maha LingarchanaRs 3000
Rudrabhisekam at MahamandapamRs 3000
Rudrabhisekam at Sri SomeshwaralayamRs 1500
Anna PujaRs 1000
Kumkuma PujaRs 1000
Maha PujaRs 1000
Abhisekam / Navagraha Puja / DwadasaRs 516

Temple Prasadam

These are the prasadams available at the Temple.

Name of the PrasadamQuantityRate
Pulihora200 gramsRs.10
Laddu80 gramsRs.15
Abhishekam Laddu400 gramsRs.50
Kalyanam Laddu800 gramsRs.100

Vemulawada Temple Accommodation:

These are the A.C. and Non-A.C. rooms.

Name of the choultryRoomsRent per day
(24 hours)
per each
Rajeshwarapuram choultry (A.C.)04750-00
Sri Nandeeshwara Complex (A.C.)56750-00
Nandeeshwara Complex (A.C. Suits)082000-00
Sri Ammavari Guest House (A.C. Suits)081000-00
Sri Bheemeshwara Guest House (A.C. Cottages)022000-00
Rajeshwarapuram choultry (Non-AC Rooms)27350-00
Parvathipuram choultry (Non-AC Rooms)88200-00
Parvathipuram Blocks (Non-AC Rooms)52500-00
Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Complex (Non-AC Rooms)88250-00
Sri Nandeeshwara Complex (Non-AC Rooms)112350-00
Sivapuram choultry (Non-AC Rooms)46150-00
Sankarapuram choultry (Non-AC Rooms)5850-00

Kode Mokku

This Temple also has a special offering by devotees called’ Kode Mokku’. It is a ritual where the devotee makes the pradakshinam of the Temple with a kode (bull), which is the vahanam (Nandi) of God Shiva. Inside is a big Siva Linga.


These are the main festivals at the Temple.

  • Siva Rathri
  • Sri Rama Navami
  • Bonalu
  • Dasara
  • Bathukamma

Facilities at Vemulawada Temple

These are the facilities at the temple.

  • Accommodation with low rent in Devasthanam choultries & Dormitory halls
  • Clock room
  • Canteen (full meals- Rs.25)
  • Drinking water
  • Bathing & Dress Changing rooms for ladies at Dharmagundam
  • Sulabh Complex Toilets
  • Maintaining sanitation in Devasthanam
  • Free medical facility to visitors in Devasthanam Homeopathic Hospital
  • Free Darsanam
  • Free prasadam
  • Devasthanam buses local trips from Vemulawada to Sircilla
  • Devasthanam pays the amount of Rs.16 Lakhs per to Gram Panchayat for sanitation.
Temple School:

There are a total of 234 students.

S.No.DescriptionNo. of students
1Sanskrit Pathasala at Vemulawada710980
2Sanskrit Pathasala at Karimnagar50no girls50
3Sanskrit Kalashala at Vemulawada6242104

Nitya Annadanam

  • Sadharana Sabhyatvam – Rs 1116
  • Poshaka – Rs 5116
  • Maharaja Poshaka – Rs 10116
  • One day annadanam – Rs 351
  • Ubhayadatha, who contributes irrespective of the above-specified amount (From Rs 1000 above)

Providing meals under Annadanam:

  • On Monday – 500 No.
  • On Friday – 400 No.
  • Other days – 200 No.

Tourists place near Vemulawada temple.

  • Baddi Pochamma Devalayam
  • Sri Bheemeshwara Temple
  • Nampally Gutta Laxmi Narasimha swami temple
  • Sri Chaya Someshwara Temple
  • Elgandal Fort
  • JP nagar park
  • Kode Mokku Ticket Counter

Hotels near Sri Raja Rajeshwara Temple

  • SS Stay Inn
  • Hotel Lakshmi Niharika
  • Haritha Tourism Hotel – Vemulawada
  • Hotel SS Grand
  • Hotel Sharavana Ac Lodge
  • Rajarajeswari A/c Lodge

Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Temple Contact Details

  • Address: Vemulawada Devasthanam Road, Rajanna Siricilla Dist., Vemulawada, Telangana 505302
  • Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy temple: Website



Phone Number:

  • EO Office: 08723 – 236043
  • Reception: 08723 – 236018
  • Pooja Vibhagam: 08723 – 238517
  • Admin Ofiice: 08723 – 236040
  • FAX: 08723 – 236540

The way to reach the Temple:

By air:

As the Temple is in Rajanna Siricilla district, the nearest airport is in Hyderabad. From there, we can hire any taxi to reach the Temple within one hundred sixty-five km over 4 hours.

By train:

The closest railway station to the Temple is Warangal. No direct train between Warangal and Vemulawada. For this reason, we should first travel to Pedapalli, Rajanna Siricilla district, and then to the temple by vehicle.

By bus:

Buses are available from Hyderabad to Vemulawada in daily practice.

Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy temple photos:


Why is the Vemulawada temple famous?

Vemulawada is home to one of the famous temples devoted to Lord Shiva in Telangana.

Which days rush in Vemulawada Temple?

The crowd will be high on Mondays, Saturdays, Sundays, holidays, and festivals.

Is mobile allowed in Vemulawada Temple?


How old is Vemulawada Temple?

750–930 CE.

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