Sri Jadala Ramalingeswara Swamy temple is situated in Cheruvugattu Village in Narketpally Mandal of Nalgonda District. This temple is also known as the ‘second Srisailam’ in the State. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi Devi. The Cheruvugattu temple would become the main temple in Nalgonda district after the reorganisation of districts.
It is said that the main deity Sri Cheruvugattu Jadala Ramalingeswara Swamy is installed by Sage Parashurama. The sage Parsurama built the temples of deities that varied across different territories. He did so while circumambulated the earth 21 times. Whilst doing so, he installed 108 Pilgrimage worthy temples for devotees to perform penance. Cheruvugattu temple is the last one of the 108 temples.
More than 50 thousand devotees would throng the temple on every Amavasya day following a famous belief that visiting this temple on the auspicious day would solve all their problems. On regular days also, the temple witness heavy rush and it will be more on Monday, an auspicious day for Lord Shiva.
Mahashivaratri and yearly Brahmotsvam grandly celebrated at this temple which attracts the huge crowd of devotees from the surrounding cities.
This temple witness the large number of devotees during the three-day 'Jatara'. The highlight of the festival is performing the chief deity's 'Kalyanam'.
During these occasions the TSRTC operated special buses from Nalgonda, Yadagirigutta and other depots in the district for the benefit of the devotees.
Accommodation is available near the temple premises. Temple trust board build rooms for the visiting devotees. Best hotels and restaurants are available in Nalgonda city which is just 15 kms from here.
This temple is near to Hyderabad-Vijayawada National highway which is just 4 kms. TSRTC and APSRTC buses regularly runs through Narketpally.
Narketpalli Bus Stand is 5.8 kms and Nalgonda city bus stand is 16 kms from the temple. Chervugattu is in a distance of 80 km from Hyderabad.
Chityala Railway Station is the nearest railway station is 12.6 kms to Cheruvugattu temple. Passenger and Express trains like Narayanadri, Chennai, Palnadu etc., have stop(hault) at this station.
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad is 114 kms from here.
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