Lord Shiva

Temple History

Sri Kaleshwara Muktheeshwara Swamy Devasthanam, Kaleshwaram Village Mahadevpur Mandal Jayashankar District is an eminent Historical and ancient temple with its divine powers, this temple is situated at the Bank of River Godavari and between the border of Maharastra and Andhra Pradesh. Here in this Temple, daily 1000s of Devotees visit the temple and offer prayer to the deity Sri Kaleshwara Muktheeshwara Swamy Varu. And get blessed. Here devotee's belief that once we come to this temple and offer prayer devotees will get blessed fulfills their all wants.

The Mukteshwara Swamy Temple is uniquely significant because of the two Shiva Lingas found on a single pedestal. They are named Lord Shiva and Lord Yama; collectively known as Kaleshwara Mukteswara Swamy.

Kaleshwaram is one of the places of the three Shiva temples mentioned in Trilinga Desham (Land of Three Lingams), another name for Telugu speaking region, the Andhra Pradesh, the other two being Draksharamam and Srishailam. This place is also called Dakshina Triveni Sangamam, as two rivers meet here along with a third, the illusionary flow of Antarvaahini. It is said that a long time back one of the Vaishyas had performed an abhisheka to Kaleshwara Mukteswara with hundreds of milk pots and the milk evolved at the sangamam of Godavari and Pranahita. Hence the name Dakshina Gangotri (the other being Allahabad, or Prayaga)

As per the Ancient (Puranam) and Village Elders this temple was established by the Lord Yama (Lord of Narka) and named Muktheeshwara and at the same place lord Shiva appeared in the form of lignum and named as Kaleshwara at the same stone. Two lingas appears closely at the same place names by Kaleshwara Mukteshwara Swamy Varu. Here in this temple another importance is Triveni Sangamam Three River sangamam River Godavari, River Sarasvathi, Rivar Pranahita comes to gether called Prana Hita River. When we offer Abhishekam to the deities the water flaws in the form of River Sarasvathi and Pranahita and mixed in River Godavari, no other temple in the world has this type of temple.

The Meaning of Kaleshwara is Yama (Lord of Narka) and Mukteshwara is Lord Shiva. This two lings appears in one place this temple also called pranabattam (One Pitham). Daily thousand of devotees visit to the temple during the Festival and Jathara period lakhs of devotes visit to the temple among them 1000 of devotees and VIP are from other states like Maharastra, Karnataka and other states. Offer pooja to the divinity and get hallowed.


Additional Information

Temple board is maintaining TTD satrams and cottages for the devotees accommodation. Hotels and Lodges are also available at Ramagundam, Mancherial and Bhupalpally cities.

A large number of tourists arrive during the Karthika Month(November 16-December 15) of the Indian Calendar and Maha Shiva Ratri.

TSRTC Buses run from Hanmakonda(118 km), Karimnagar(133 km), Hyderabad JBS(285 km), Mancherial(73.9) and various cities of telangana regularly.
Mancherial(73.4 km) and Ramagundam(101 km) arethe nearest Railway stations to reach by train. Hyderabad International Airport is the nearest Airport which is 339 km from the temple.
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