Bhimeswara Swamy Temple

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Overview

Lord Shiva is known as Kumara Bhimeswara Swamy here. The wife of lord Kumara Tripurasundari Bhimeswara Swamy is Bala. According to the legend, the Sivalinga in the temple place has been installed and established by Lord Kumaraswamy. Maha Shivaratri, Karthika Masam Sarannavarathri and are the main festivals celebrated at the temple.
 
There is an interesting legend concerning the name of the place and the existence of the Lord Shiva in this place. During the vadha Tarakasura Shiva Linga which was in the groove of Tarakasura is divided into five pieces and one of the pieces fell down here. Subsequently, it came to be known as Kumararama. Lord Bhimeswara Swamy was installed by Kumara Swamy (son of Lord Shiva and Parvati, goddess) and therefore the temple is called KumaraRama. This temple was built in the Dravidian style, by the king Chalukya Bhima. Where the name is Bhimeswara.
 
The recent excavations in the temple precincts has given many figures dating back to 1000 years are now present on the inside of the temple. In the Puranas it has been written that it is a Yogakshetram, which means, the person who has the "yogam" to visit, will visit the temple.
 
The temple of Chalukya Bhimesvara Kumaram was constructed by the famous King Chalukya eastern Chalukya Bhima-I toward the end of the 9th century AD and the president god Siva, in the form of tall Sivalinga, was named after the monarch as Bhimesvara Chalukya. The inscription specifies that Chalukya Bhima Vikramaditya, the son to have been victorious in three hundred and sixty battles has ruled the earth for thirty years.The Samalkot Bhimesvara temple at is similar in architecture to that of the Daksharama Bhimesvara temple at.
 
 

 

Location

Country
India
State
Andhra Pradesh
City
Visakhapatnam
Location
Amalapuram
Address
Draksharamam (Draksharama), Andhra Pradesh.
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Draksharamam (Draksharama),
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Vijayawada Jn (BZA)
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Vijayawada Airport
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latitude : 16.530399320 longitude :80.796798710
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GPS Code : VOBZ

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