Goddess Shakti

Temple History

Sri Talupulamma Thalli temple is located at Lova village in Tuni Madal of East Godavari dist. It is located on a Hillock between Darakonda and Teegakonda. The temple is situated about 6 Kms from NH5. Talupulamma Thalli, Lova Temple offers a breathtaking view of the valley below which is just a sample of the natural beauty of East Godavari. The temples location has a very peaceful and beautiful atmosphere prevalent due to the surrounding hills and valleys.

The deity Talupulamma Thalli is “Swayambhu” (self-incarnate). Ammavaru is called Talupulamma Thalli because “the mere thought” (talapu) of her is enough for the Goddess to grant boons for her devotees.

The local people say that the great Agasthya muni performed meditation right here in these hills. He supposedly ate the fruits and drank the water of these hill and thus named them as Darakonda and Teegakonda respectively. There is un-interrupted flow of water through Darakonda ever since, its inception. The village is popularly known as Talupulamma Lova.

Talupulamma Talli temple is the most famous and well known place in Andhra pradesh. Devotees from Godavari and Costal districts visit this temple for offering pooja to the Goddess after purchasing a new vehicle. They believe that Talupulamma Thalli will protect them from accidents, dangers and will also help in earning profits. The truck owners pitch tents at the foot of the hillock Temple and offer animal sacrifices and paint their vehicle registration numbers on the walls with devotion. You may have observed the inscription “Talupulamma Thalli Deevenalatho” or “Talupulamma Thalli Aseesulatho” on the rear side of most transport vehicles, particularly from Godavari and Northern Andhra Districts. Thousands of devotees/pilgrims visiting the temple and worshipping the deity through out the state on all days in general and Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in particular.

The main festival of this Devasthanam will be celebrated in “Chaitra Masam” every commencing from “BAHULA VIDIYA TADHIYA” for a period of 15 days. During “Ashadamasam” large number of pilgrims will visit the temple and worship the presiding Ammavaru.


Additional Information

The temple has Cottages with 100 rooms being let out by the Devasthanam to the pilgrims/devotees visiting Ammavari Temple, including 3 suit rooms.

The temple is opened upto 6.00pm only. Make sure that you reach well in time so that Talupulamma Talli darshan can be had. Nobody stays after 6.00pm and normally people return from this place and travel towards either Annavaram or Tuni to find accommodation.

Devotees visiting this temple can also visit the famous Annavaram Temple (Sri Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy) is just 22.1 km.

The place is situated between Tuni and Annavaram. After Tuni continue the journey towards Annavaram and take right turn near an arch indicating the name of the temple. From the arch the temple is just 5Kms.

Road transportation is available from Annavaram and Tuni. Tuni RTC Bus Complex is 8.6 km and Annavaram Bus station is 20 km from here. Kakinada(65 km) and Rajahmundry(103 km) are the nearest major cities here.

By train Tuni Railway Station is 9.8 km and Annavaram Railway station is 22.6 km. Transportation is available from both these stations.

Rajahmundry Airport (RJA) is the nearest airport which is 103 km from the temple.
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