Nagalapuram temple history

Nagalapuram Temple History

Nagalapuram is a small village situated in Chittoor District near tirupati. This temple has been built during the period of Vijayanagara and Krishnadevaraya. During this period they built this temple for the memory of his mother Nagala Devi, so this place was renamed from Harigandapuram to Nagalapuram. Check below for Nagalapuram temple history 

Sri Vedanarayana Swamy temple Nagalapuram History:

The Lord Vishnu has taken the avatar of Matsya (Fish) to rescue the Vedas. The maha Vishnu has been more time in the water as he was in the avatar of Matsya i.e fish he became in the frozen state. In Matsya’s avatar, Maha Vishnu is in a half-fish and half-human state. In the Nagalapuram Temple also God’s idol is in Matsya avatar i.e in half fish and half-human state. The lord in Nagalapuram Temple is named as Sri Vedanarayana Swamy.

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The idol in Nagalapuram Temple was built by Pallavas and Cholas. Many ancient beautiful sculptures can be seen in this temple. The Idol of Vishnu is flanked by Bhudevi and Sridevi in Matsya avatar at God’s feet. The lord in nagalapuram temple holds Sudharshana Chakra.

Nagalapuram Temple Timings:

  • Nagalapuram Temple opens at 6:00 AM and closes at 1:00 PM.
  • This temple again opens at 4:00 PM and closes at 9:00 PM

Abhisekham Details in Nagalapuram Temple:

  • Abhishekam will be performed for Veda Narayana Swamy and also for Goddess at 8:00 AM every Friday.
  • Abhishekam will be done for Anjaneya Swamy at 8:00 AM every Sunday.

How to reach Nagalapuram?

  • Nagalapuram Temple is 60 km far from Tirupati. The buses and Autos are available directly to this temple from Tirupati and Chennai.

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