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Lord Veerabhadra

Temple History

Sri Veerabhadra Swamy temple is situated in Kothakonda village, Bheemadevarapalli Mandal, Warangal Urban Dist. This place surrounded by hills is known for the temple dedicated to Virabhadra Swamy. The tradition reveals that Kora-Meesala Virabhadra Swamy i.e. the Lord with moustache is known to have been installed by Kedara Pandita during the period of the Kakatiyas. The lord installed on the hill of Kothakonda is said to have been brought down and reinstalled at the foothill in a temple built on the ground for the convenience of the devotees visiting this place in large numbers. The Jatra or the temple festival ceremonised every year for ten days in connection with Makara Sankranti attracts over one lakh devotees from the surrounding\ places. On a hillock of this place, there are ruins of a big fort with huge gateways bearing beautiful architecture resemblingthat of Kakatiyas. There are five ponds on the top of a spacious hill. Among these two are reported to contain water even under severe drought conditions

 

Additional Information

Devasthanam with a view to providing free and wholesome food to the poor devotees launched Nithyannadana Scheme on Kothakonda Veerabhadra Swamy temple.

Hotels are available in Kothakonda. Best hotels and lodges are available in Warangal city.

Warangal, Kazipet, Husnabad and Huzurabad are the nearest cities to this temple. These cities are well connected with all the major cities of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh by road and rail.

Kazipet Railway Junction is 28.2 km.
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  • Contact Number: +91 9963677927, 9440411453
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