Sri Shyam Prabhu

Temple History

A committee was formed by the name of 'Sri Shyam Mandir Seva Samithi, Kachiguda, Hyderabad in 1992 with Registration No. 4342/1992 for the construction of the Sri Shyam Temple.

The temple architecture plan was prepared by Sri Ganapathi Satpati and the same was passed by Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamy, Kanchipuram, later on the temple construction work was handed over to Sri Ganapathi Satpati.

The Bhoomi Pooja was performed by Sri Bhawarlalji Badegaonwale on 5th May, 1994 under the presidentship of Sri Raghunathmalji Goel. Special Co-operation was provided by Sri Brijlalji Tibrewal, Sri Haradayaldasji Tibrewal, Sri Madanlalji, Sri Chandrakanthji Dakotiya, Sri Mahaveerprasadji Rukmani Bai chidiyawale, Sri Shivaduttraiji Educational charitable Trust, Sri Shivaduttraiji Prahladraiji. Apart from these the members of the Temple committee and devotees has given their full co-operation which resulted in the construction of a beautiful temple.

The inauguration was done by Sri Jayendra Saraswathi Swamy and Sri Ananth Saraswathi Swamy on the 22nd of April 1996. Sri krishnakanthji, former Governor of Andhra Pradesh & Sri Krishanji Khaitan (Khaithan Industries Limited), were the chief guest in the programme. The lighting of lamps and rally (Jhulus) started from Agarwal School which consisted of Elephant, Horse, Chariot, Tempo. Both the Jagath Guru's on one chariot sat followed by the devotees with flags. Women were carrying on their head colorfully decorated Kalash. All the devotees were dancing and singing the various rhythmic Bhakti Bhajans and Devotional songs, all the Devotees in lakhs all over the way enjoyed this procession. The City was overwhelmed and enshrined with Bhakti songs of Sri Shyam Baba. On reaching the Temple Prasadam and water was distributed to devotees.

A Bhajan programme was organized in the night in which Sri Nandu Bhaiya and Sri Shyam Sunderji Sharma sang devotional songs which attracted devotees.

Since from the opening of the temple devotees have been offered Poshak to Lord Sri Shyam Baba, Lord Sri Laxminarayanaji and Lord Sri Radhakrishnaji. Offerings and Aarthi were truly performed. Makhan-Mishri was distributed as prasadam in the morning and in the evening various types of prasadams were distributed to devotees. Colorful decorations were done to Baba.

In the temple premises a Kitchen Hall, Food Court and a stage for Bhajans and 2 big Halls with a total area 30,000 sft. Auditorium has been constructed. Lift facility is available for three floors. Water purifier plant, Generator and nearly 10 rooms have been constructed.

Except on Ekadashi Bhajans are performed on all other days by Shyam Mahila Mandal and devotees. Celebrations are invited from the devotees to conduct family functions on name of God, and the entire facility is provided.

The 11th & 12th days of the bright half of every month in the Hindu calendar is of special significance to the temple. This is because Barbarika was born on the 11th day of the bright half of the month of Kartika, and he donated his head ("Sheesh") to Krishna on the 12th day of the bright half of the month of Mangsir on Monday. Darshan on these two days is therefore considered auspicious and devotees come in their thousands every month.


Additional Information

Best Budget, Middle level and Star hotels are available in Hyderabad city for the accommodation. Quick accessibility from all parts of the Hyderabad city by bus to reach this temple.

This temple is well connected by state government buses, owing to its location in the heart of the city. Those who take a bus ride can alight near Kachiguda railway station stop, which is two hundred meters away. City Buses, Autos and Cabs are available from the bus stand and railway stations.

Hyderabad Mahatma Gandhi Bus Station(MGBS) is just 2.2 km and Secunderabad (JBS) is 8.6 kms from this temple.

This temple is just opposite to Kachiguda Railway Station in walkable distance of 450 mtrs only. Secunderabad Railway Station is 6.3 km, and Nampally Railway Station is just 4 km from the temple.

Hyderabad International Airport, Shamshabad is the nearest airport to this temple which is just 29.2 kms only.
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  • Contact Person: Temple Officer
  • Contact Number: +91 040 27568479, 9160127638