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Vemulavada - Lord Shiva Temple

The presiding deity in the temple is Lord Shiva in the form of Shiva Lingam. The presiding deity is locally popular as Rajanna who is accompanied by the idols of Sri Raja Rajeswari Devi and Siddi Vinayaka. It houses other temples dedicated to deities including Anantha Padmanabha Swamy, Bhimeshwara Swamy, Kodanda Rama and Kasi Visweswara. Hence Vemulavada temple is also called as 'Hari Hara Kshetram'.

Vemulawada Temple Images

Pilgrim Attractions

  • Sri Raja Rajeswara Swamy locally popular as Rajanna
  • Located on the banks of Mulavagu stream
  • Temple was built during 750 to 973AD by Vemulavada Chalukyas
  • Dharma Gundam - The holy water pool
  • Lord Bala Rajeshwara Temple and Koti Lingas
  • Lord Uma Maheshwara Temple
  • Lord Someshwara Temple
  • Lord Shanmukha Temple
  • Lord Dakshina Murthy Temple
  • Lord Chandikeshwara Temple
  • Goddess Parvathi Devi Temple
  • Lord Bhimeshwara Temple
  • Mosque in the temple
  • Lakshmi Narasimha Temple - Nampally Gutta

Where is Vemulawada

Vemulawada temple town is located in Karimnagar district of Telangana state, India - 505302.

How to Reach

  • Nearest Town: Karimnagar - 35km
  • Distance From: Hyderabad - 151 km, Warangal - 114 km, Vijayawada - 360 km
  • Nearest Airport: Hyderabad
  • Nearest Bus Station: Vemulawada
  • Nearest Railway Station: Karimnagar (Only one train to Tirupati via Vijayawada)
  • Transport: Vemulawada town is on Hyderabad - Karimnagar highway. Frequent buses available from Hyderabad and Other places of Telangana state.

Where to Stay

Devastanam coultries and cottages available at Vemulavada.

Festivals / Events

Mahashivaratri: is the major festival here comes in February month. Thousands of piligrims from all over visit here on this day and Kalyanotsavam of the deity

All other Hindu festivals celebrated in the temple

Daily Worship & Darshan Timings

  • 04.35am to 05.00am  Sarva Darshanam
  • 06.15am to 11.30am  Dharma Darsanam & Abhishekam
  • 12.10pm to 02.00pm  Darshanam & Anna Puja
  • 02.30pm to 05.55pm  Darshanam & Bilvarchana, Sivarchana
  • 07.10pm to 09.00pm  Darshanam & Aakula Puja, Maha Puja, Pallaki Seva, Pedda Seva


  • 04.00am to 04.30am  Suprabhata Seva
  • 04.30am to 04.35am  Prabhata Harathi
  • 04.35amto 05.00am  Alaya Shudhi
  • 05.00am to 05.15am  Gomatha Puja and Kode Puja
  • 05.15am to 06.15am  Prabhata Puja
  • 10.30am to 12.30pm  Nitya Kalyanam
  • 11.40pm to 12.10pm Madhyahna Puja & Nivedana & Anna Puja

Visiting Places near Vemulawada