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Singarakonda - Sri Prasanna Anjaneya Temple

Singarakonda is famous for Sri Prasannanjaneya swamy (at Down hill) and Sri Lakshmi Narasimha swamy (uphill) temples at one place. According to the history Sri Lakshminarasimha Swamy temple which is there on Singarakonda hill was built in 14th century, during the regime of King Devarayalu. There is an evidence of Sila Sashan written on the Garuda Stambham says that this temple was built during the year 1443-44. The following are the strong beliefs.

Singarakonda Temple Images

Pilgrim Attractions

  • Sri Prasanna Anjaneya swamy temple
  • Sri Lakhsmi Narasimha Swamy temple
  • Beautiful Bhavanasi lake
  • Annual Tirunalla Utasavam

Where is Singarakonda

Singarakonda is located near Addanki town in Prakasam (Ongole) district of Andhra Pradesh state, India - 523201.

How to Reach

  • Nearest Town: Addanki - 5km
  • Distance From: Chennai - 346km, Hyderabad - 280km, Vijayawada - 125km, Ongole - 42km
  • Nearest Airport: Vijayawada
  • Nearest Bus Station: Addanki
  • Nearest Railway Station: Ongole (is a major hault on Vijayawada - Chennai line)
  • Transport: Singarakonda temples located near to Addanki town on Addanki - Hyderabad highway which meets Nh3 at Medarametla village (16km). It is very easy to reach this place by personal vehicles and buses from anywhere.

Festivals / Events

'Tirunallu' is the major festival celebrated every year and is when thousands of people visit the temple. Prabha, the bamboo and electrical made structures, which are 50ft to 100ft height are the main attraction here that day. People spend entire night also with Bhajans and cultural activities take place on the dias of Prabhas'.

  • Uttara Dwara Darshanam :- On Vykunta Ekadasi Day (Dec or Jan)
  • Teppotsavam :- On Kanuma Day Every Year (Jan)
  • Ugadi :- On Chaitra Sudha Padyami (March or April)
  • Sri Rama Navami :- On Chaitra Sudha Navami (March or April)
  • Hanumath Jayanthi :- On Vysakha Bahula Dasami day (April or May)
  • Tirunallu :- On Palguna Sudda Pournima day (March or April)
  • Hanumath Vratam :- On Margasira Sudda Thryodasi Day (Dec)
  • Subrahmanya Srasti :- On Margasira Sudda Srasti Day (Dec)

Daily Worship & Darshan Timings

Darshanam:
  • 07.00am - 01.00am
  • 02.00pm - 04.00pm
  • 05.00pm - 07.45pm
Sevas:
  • 06.00am - 07.00am : Abhishekam
  • 07.30am - 12.00pm : Sahasranamarchana to Mulavirat
  • 01.00pm - 01.30pm : Pancha Harathi
  • 07.00pm - 07.45pm : Pradoshakalarchana

Where to Stay

Devasthanam rooms (A.C. & Non A.C.) available. Budget hotels available at Addanki town. Guntur (87km) is the nearest city for luxury hotels.

Visiting Places near Singarakonda