Annavaram satyanarayana swamy temple which is popularly known as Andhra Pradhesh’s Annavaram temple is a temple located in the town of Annavaram, Kakinada district on a hilltop named Ratnagiri which stands right next to river Pampa. The temple is built in the reverence of lord Veera Venkata Satyanarayna who is an avatar of Lord Vishnu.
The temple is quite famous; both in India as well as South. The Annavaram temple opens up for all the devotees at 5 in the morning and remains open until 9 in the evening. Let us take you through a virtual guide to Annavaram temple:
How to reach Annavaram temple?
There are various means of transport through which you can reach Annavaram. You can easily catch a bus from any neighboring city in Andhra Pradesh to Annavaram. The bus station is around 2 kilometers away from the town.
The railway station that centers in the town is known as Annavaram railway station. The station is connected to railway stations of various other cities. It would not be a hassle at all to travel via train.
You can also fly to Annavaram. You can land at the Rajahmundry airport and catch a bus or cab to reach Annavram since it is 72 kilometers away from the town.
Annavaram Temple Darshan Timings:
The Annavaram temple opens at 6 am and closes at 9 pm for the pilgrims. Also, if you are visiting the temple on a week day, keep in mind that it will take you around twenty to twenty-five minutes as opposed to a weekend which takes about forty-five to ninety minutes. The schedule of the temple is as follows:
|Details of the event||Timings|
|Suprabhatha seva||3:30 am|
|Abhishekam and Archana||4:00 am to 5:15 am|
|Panchaharathulu and Neerajana Mantra Pushpamalu||5:30 am|
|Sarva darshan beginning time||6:00 am|
|Ashtothara Sathanama poojas and Sahasranamarchanas||8:00 am to 12:00 pm|
|Abhishekam||8:00 am to 12:00 pm|
|Sri Vari Nitya Kalyanam||9:30 am|
|Rajabhoga Mahanivedana||12:30 pm to 1:00 pm|
|Darbaru Mandapam||6:00 pm to 7:00 pm|
|Sri Swamy Vari Darbaru Seva||7:30 pm to 8:30 pm|
|Sri Ammavarla Ekanta Seva||8:30 pm to 9:00 pm|
|Temple closing timing||9:00 pm|
Annavaram temple timings today and on all days is given above excluding festivals. During festivals or special events, the nitya kalanayam starts from 2:30 am. The closing hours also vary on such occasions.
Moreover, the fees of Abhishekam and Mandapam are rupees 100/- and rupees 40/- respectively.
Annavaram Satyanarayana Temple Darshan Fees Details
The temple does not charge any fee to the visitors. Sarva darshan is free for all the pilgrims. However, you can find the fees of other darshans that require less waiting time as well as vrathams (poojas) in the following table:
|Sri Swamy Vari Seegra darshan||Rupees 200/-|
|Sri Swamy Vari Antaralayam darshan||Rupees 200/-|
|Sri Swamy Vari Yantralayam||Rupees 50/-|
Other seva details:
|Seva name||Ticket||No. Of persons||Timings and duration||Prasadam|
|Sri Swamy Vari Suprabhata seva||Rupees 116/-||1||3:30 am||–|
|Sri Swamy Vari Vratham||Rupees 300/-||Couple or individual person||Any time between 6:00 am to 6:00 pm and 1 hour||500 gms Bhogam Prasadam|
|Sri Swamy Vari Special Vratham||Rupees 800/-||Couple or individual person
|Any time between 6:00 am to 6:00 pm and 1 hour
|600 gms Bhogam Prasadam, Bangi 150 gms|
|Sri Swamy Vari Visista Vratham||Rupees 1500/-||Couple or individual person
|Any time between 6:00 am to 6:00 pm and 1 hour
|600 gms Bhogam Prasadam, Bangi 150 gms and Kanduva, blouse piece|
|Sri Swamy Vari Vratham online||Rupees 1116/-||–
|All days 9:00 am
|Prasadam will be delivered through courier|
|Sri Swamy Vari Laksha Vari Pooja||Rupees 2500/-||Couple or individual person
|Sri Ammavari Laksha Kunkumarchana||Rupees 2500/-||Couple or individual person
|Ayush Homan (when devotees are absent)||Rupees 2116/-||Couple or individual person
|Sri Vanadurga Ammavari Chandi Homan (when devotees are absent)||Rupees 1116/-||–||Fridays|
|Pratyangiri homan only on pournami||Rupees 558/-||Couple or individual person
|On pournami at 9 am|
|Sri Swamy Vari Nitya Kalyanam||Rupees 1116/-||Couple or individual person
|9:30 am||Prasadam 1kg, Bangi Prasadam 300gms, Khanduva, Blouse|
|Sri Swamy Vari Pavalimpu seva||Rupees 50/-||1||2:00 pm|
|Sri Swamy Vari Abhishekam on lunar star day of Makha||Rupees 3000/-||Couple or individual person
|For one day|
|Sri Sitaramula (Kshethra Palakulu) Pattabhishekam on the lunar star day of Punarvasu in Sri Ramalayam||Rupees 116/-||Couple or individual person
|Punarvasu star day|
|Sri Vanadurga Ammavari Pratyangira Homam (when devotees are absent)||Rupees 1116/-||Couple or individual person
|Sri Kanakadurga Ammavari Chandi Homam on Mula Nakshatram (when devotees are absent)||Rupees 1116/-||Couple or individual person
|Mula Nakshatram day||300 Gms Prasadam Kanduva, Blouse Piece|
|Sri Swami Vari Abhishekam (On the day of Makha Nakshatram)||Rupees 3116/-||–||Makha Nakshatram day at 3:30 am
|Swarna Pushparchana||Rupees 3000/-||Couple or individual person
|Veda Aseervachanam||Rupees 500/-||Couple or individual person
|According to devotees
|Go(COW) Pooja||Rupees 116/-||Couple or individual person
|Surya Namskararamulu||Rupees 1116/-||–||Sundays|
Annavaram rooms booking:
The devotees can avail rooms as per their convenience on the hill ranging from normal to AC suites.
Annavaram temple contact number and online booking website:
Contact number: 9392908595
The online booking procedure is available at https://tms.ap.gov.in/SSDANV/cnt/index.
Annavaram temple, Annavaram, Andhra Pradesh is one of the most famous holy temples of the state. It is located on a hill on the banks of the river. Worshippers of Sri Veera Venkata Satyanarayana Swamy/ Lord Vishnu come from different corners of the country and perform rites at the temple. It is one of the must-visit temples in India. You can reach here easily. Refer to the how to reach section in this article.
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