Varijala Venugopala Swamy
This is famous pilgrim and tourist place in Nalgonda District, located on top of Hill (Pedda Gutta) 1KM from earth level at Gopalayapally village, Narketpalli Mandal. This place you can reach from Hyderabad just in 1.20Hrs (75Kms) by road or train. You can reach Top of Hill through Steps Walk way and Ghat roadway. Temple MoolaSwamy, Swayambu Rukmini Satyabama Sametha Sri VARIJALA VENUGOPALASWAMY.
This temple is well known as "GOPALASWAMY GUTTA". The sculpture of Venugopla Swamy is carved on a rock boulder enshrined. There are two life size images of Dwara Palakas are seen in standing posture.
Basing on the available antiquarian and architectural evidences, this site can be datable to 7th 13th Century. Other Temples located at Gutta is Hanuman, Shiva, Naga and etc. Every year in the month of Maga Masam from Magha Shudda Ekadasi to Maga Bahula Panchami Adyana Brahmothavam will be celebrated, Pournami Day Swamyvari Kalyanotsavam (THALAMBRALU) at 10:30 AM grandly organized by Temple Trust Committee. Brahmotsavams continued for 1 week, before 2 days of Kalyanotsavam will start. On top of Hill, Swayambhu Swamy Pushkarini (Koneru) is there, this Koneru formed by Swamy vary Padam (Foot). This temple is opened for 365 days round the year, you can also visit on festival days like, Shravana Pournami (Rakhi Pournami), Vykunta Ekadasi and Saturdays, Sundays. Special Cottages also available on top of Hill.
Special Uthavas(Maasa Kalyanam & Sri Sudarshana Homam) Timings
Every Friday Swayambuku Seva ,Panchamrutha Abishekam & Gandam Alankarana At
On every month of Pournami day Maasa Kalyanam and Rohini Nakshtram day Sudharshana Homam conducted at 11.00 AM. After Uthavas(Maasa Kalyanam & Sri Sudarshana Homam) will be provides Anna Prasadam only for these days.
Every year in the month of Maga Masam from Magha Shudda Ekadasi to Maga Bahula Panchami Adyana Brahmothavam will be celebrated, Pournami Day Swamyvari Kalyanotsavam (THALAMBRALU) at 10:30 AM grandly organized by Temple Trust Committee.
Nalgonda District head quarters is 24 Kms from the temple. Many Hotels and lodges are available there for the accommodation.
Temple board is organizing Satram's (Rooms) near the temple for the pilgrim's accommodation at a nominal price.
This temple is located on Hyderabad - Vijawada National Highway. Buses from Hyderabad going to Vijayawada and Nalgonda have a stop here. Hyderabad City is 82 Kms.
Narketpalli (3.2 Km) is the nearest city to reach this temple. Autos and Taxis are available from here to the temple hill.
Chityala Railway station is 4.8 Kms.
- Morning: 05:00 - 12:30 and Evening: 04:00 - 08:00
- Contact Person:
- Contact Number:
+91 98 49 17 7799.