A 20-kilometre ride from Kurnool would take you to the Mantralayam village, which is famous for its beautiful temple, Mantralayam temple, dedicated to the worship of saint Raghavendra Swamy. The small village lies on the banks of the river: Tungabhadra. Guru Raghavendra Swamy was a worshipper of Lord Vishnu, and he preached Vaishnavism. Many devotees from different nooks and corners of the country come to seek the blessings of saint Guru Raghavendra Swamy. The temple remains open from 6 am to 9 pm.
The saint aboded in Mantrayalam, Andhra pradesh till the end. It is also known that before aboding in Mantralayam, he meditated for 12 years in Panchmukhi. The pilgrims of Mantralayam temple also visit Panchmukhi to pay their tribute to the Guru.
You will find a complete guide to visiting Mantralayam temple in the following section:
How to reach Mantralayam Raghavendra temple?
You can visit the Mantralayam temple via diverse options available: air, road, and rail. If you are planning to reach here via flight, then the closest airport to this temple is Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad. The temple is about 236 kilometres (about 146.64 mi) from the airport. One can hire a cab or catch a bus to reach the village.
There is also a railway station that falls nearby to the temple: Mantralayam road station. The temple lies at a distance of about 12 kilometres (about 7.46 mi) from the railway station. There are various trains that stop at this village. From the station, you can easily catch either a bus, cab, or rickshaw to reach the temple.
The village is also connected via road to all the cities in the state. You can easily find buses escorting from different cities to the village.
Mantralayam Temple Timings:
The devotees immerse themselves in the Tungabhadra river once and then head directly to the temple. The mantralayam darshan timings are from 6:00 am to 9:00 pm except for 2:00 to 4:00 pm when it closes for cleaning. The timings of the temple are written in the following section:
|mantralayam temple opening timings||6:00 am|
|Darshan timings||6:00 am to 2:00 pm|
|Temple closing hours||2:00 pm to 4:00 pm|
|Continuing Darshan timings||4:00 pm – 9:00 pm|
|Temple closing timings||9:00 pm|
Mantalayam temple timings in response to covid:
During covid the temple timings remained 6:00 am to 9:00 pm; shutting only from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for wiping Garbha Gruha.
HH Sri Swamiji gives Mantrakshata to the devotees from 10:00 am to to 11:30 am in the morning hours and 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm in the evening hours.
Other than that, the temple also serves food in the form of prasad known as anna prasada which runs from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. If you are looking for seva sankalpa timings then those are from 8:00 am to 9:00 am.
Mantralayam online booking:
You do not need to book tickets in order to take a round at the Mantralayam temple. Thereby, no initial booking is required.
Mantralyam rooms online booking:
You can visit the website: srsmatha.org for booking Mantralayam rooms online. You just need to go to the menu bar from the home page, open the option of “online services” and click on “Advanced room booking”. Now you need to enter in the date and timings of your visit and make the payment in order to confirm your booking.
Moreover, there are also options for booking daily seva, samoohik seva and prasada seva online through the same website.
Mantralayam temple Seva fees:
|Dinaika Sampoorna Annadana Seva||Rupees 2,00,000/-|
|Vastra Samarpana Seva||Rupees 5000/- to 50,000/-|
|Dinaika Sampoorna Seva||Rupees 1,00,000/-|
|Bangaru Pallaki Seva||Rupees 8000/-|
|Kanaka Kavacha Samarpana||Rupees 3500/-|
|Kanaka Maha Pooja||Rupees 750/-|
|Tulabhara Seva||Rupees 500/-|
|Sarva Seva||Rupees 250/-|
|Utsava Rayara Phala Panchamruta||Rupees 150/-|
|Sri Vayustuti Purashcharana||Rupees 200/-|
|Sri Vayu Stuti Purashcharana on Saturdays||Rupees 500/-|
|Seva Sankalpa||Rupees 25/-|
|Unjal Seva||Rupees 350/-|
|Kartika Deepotsava||Rupees 150/-|
|Taila Nanda Deepa||Rupees 150/-|
|Santana Yantram||Rupees 25/-|
|Anna Prashanam||Rupees 150/-|
|Naga Pratishta||Rupees 250/-|
|Parimala Prasada Samarpana||Rupees 20/-|
|Dhanvantri Homa||Rupees 2500/-|
|Sudarshana Homa||Rupees 2000/-|
|Nakshatra Shanthi||Rupees 2000/-|
|Prathyaksha Godaana Seva||Rupees 5000/-|
|Golden Chariot Seva||Rupees 6000/-|
|Rajata Rathotsava||Rupees 2000/-|
|Poorna Seva||Rupees 500/-|
|Suprabhata Seva||Rupees 500/-|
|Maha Pooja||Rupees 350/-|
|Utsavarayara Pada Pooja||Rupees 200/-|
|Sri Satyanarayana Pooja||Rupees 200/-|
|Samoohika Satyanarayana Pooja||Rupees 50/-|
|Ghruta Nanda Deepa||Rupees 300/-|
|Sarva Sidhi Yantram||Rupees 25/-|
|Bheeti Yantram||Rupees 25/-|
|Pavamana Homam||Rupees 2500/-|
|Navagraha Homa||Rupees 2000/-|
|Mrtyunjaya Homa||Rupees 2000/-|
|Pushparchana Seva||Rupees 200/-|
|Go-Graasa Seva||Rupees 1000/-|
Contact details of Mantralayam temple are as follows:
Address: Sri Raghavendra Swamy Mutt, Mantralayam, Adoni(Dt), Kurnool District, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Phone number: +91-08512-279459
Email Id: email@example.com
Mantralayam temple rooms contact number:
- Reception Officer Ph: 08512-279659
- Central, Reception Office’ A’ Wing: +91-8904386590
- Brindavana Garden Guest House: +91-8660802864
- Suyateendra Vishranthi Nilaya: +91-8951874590
Mantralayam raghavendra swamy temple is a temple in the mantralayam village of Andhra Pradesh where Sri Raghavenra swamy is enshrined. He was one of the devotees of Lord Vishnu and he preached Vaishnavism until his death. Devotees from different parts of the country visit the village to seek guru’s blessings.
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