Lord Shiva in the form of Srikalahasthi, a temple located in Andhra Pradesh, facing south, on the banks of Surya and Chandra Pushkarani, was built during Chola times by the VijayanagarKing Krishnadevaraya, is blessed with a remarkable architecture of sculptures holding 100pillars in a sequence, is well known for Rahu Ketu Puja.
Lord Shiva with his consort Goddess Parvati, in the form of white Linga, facing west, which corresponds white elephant. This temple is blessed with two great auditorium by name Sadyogiand Jalkoti, where all festivals takes place gloriously.
Lord Shiva the main deity of this temple. The devotees throng this temple on Mahasivarathriday, where Lord Shiva and Lord Parvati bless devotees in their "Marriage Attire" is the greatest night and day festival performing puja for Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The devotees are blessed with health, wealth and prosperity and to overcome darkness and ignorance.
Once a hunter Kannappa who sacrificed his eyes to get the blessing from Lord Shiva is blessed with immortality. This place is also called as Panchaboota doctrine, famous for its Karpoora Vayu Linga.
As per Vedic scriptures, Lord Vayu underwent penance for a very long period, until Lord Shivashowed mercy, who appeared before him blessing with three boons. One being omnipresent, second being integral part as 'Paramatma' a divine life, and third being he will be worshiped as Karpoora Vayu Linga. In this temple, Goddess Parvati is in the form of Gnana Prasunambika where Lord Shiva once relieved Goddess Parvati from a curse, who was in an human form.
This temple is the place to get rid of astrological ill-effects of the planets Rahu and Ketu, solves problems like delay in marriages, bless children for childless couples, invoke bondages. LordShiva is worshipped by Saivas, who have created great poems praising his works and wonders.
Everyday Puja is conducted in this temple, Sunday and Tuesday's are two significant days to perform Rahu Ketu puja. Rahu kalam timing is suitable time to perform Rahu Ketu puja.
The Rahu kalam Timings for week days are shown as
Sunday : 4.30 PM to 6 PM.
Monday : 7.30 AM to 9 AM.
Tuesday : 3 PM to 4.30 PM.
Wednesday : 12 PM to 1.30 PM.
Thursday : 1.30 PM to 3 PM.
Friday : 10.30 AM to 12 PM.
Saturday : 9 AM to 10.30 AM.