History of Japali theertham Tirumala
Brief about Japali Teertham:
Japali theertham is one of the famous temples located in Tirumala. The history of the Japali temple is amusing. Most of the Pilgrims who visit Tirumala will visit the place. It is the most visited place in Tirumala after the Venkateshwara Swamy temple. This temple is located on the way to Papavinasanam. This temple is located 7 Kilometers from Tirumala. It is surrounded by many places like Dhruva Maharshi Teertham, Aakasha Ganga, Papavinasanam, Ram Kund, and many more. Any person who knows the History of Japali theertham Tirumala will be visited the temple at least once.
History of Japali theertham Tirumala:
When Rama, Lakshmana, and Sita are in Aranya Vasam, The Anjaneya Swamy is also with them. Japali Teertham is dedicated to Lord Hanuman and is situated amidst dense forests. It is believed that Lord Hanuman used to visit the location often to quiet his kind and soak in peace There is a small pond called “Rama Kund” near this temple. It was the only source of drinking water at that time. After some days one of the sages (Devotee of Hanuman) named Jabali had performed a penance at this place in Tirumala. Anjaneya Swamy has appeared for him for his meditation so his name has been given to this place called Japali Teertham.
Status and details of Japali temple:
Devotees who visit Japali Hanuman Temple will get a bath in that pond. The water of the Teertham is said to have magical powers and can wash away all the sins a human has made. The entry fee for Japali Teertham is free and this temple remains open every day. The timings of this temple are from 6:00 AM to 7:00 PM. Many poojas will be done in this temple and Raahu Kethu pooja is a famous pooja done on the premises of this temple The famous festival celebrated at this site are Tumburu Phalguna Pournami, Chakra Kartika Masa – Ksheerabdi Dwadasi, Kumaradhara Magha Pournami, and Ramakrishna Pushya Pournami.