PalliKondeswarar Temple Puja: Remove Evil Influence, Distress, Bestow Green Environment and Purity to the Universe
Pallikondeswarar is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Surutapalli, Andhra Pradesh, India. The temple has a traditional South Indian style, with features a five-tier architecture, with delightful entrance called 'Rajagopuram'. This temple is also famous for Pradhosa Puja. Presiding deity of the temple is Lord Pallikondeswarar (Lord Shiva) and Goddesss Maragathambigai. The temple is unique, usually Lord Shiva is seen only in the form of a Linga, but here Lord Shiva is seen in human form and that in the recilining pose on the lap of Goddess Parvathi like Vishnu Ananthaasana. The name surutapalli comes from the auspicious event where Lord Shiva took at the lap of when he was feeling and healthy and consuming the poison during the churning of milky ocean(Kshir Sagar)Palli means Resting, Surutta means a little dizzy. Speciality of this temple being that all its deities are present with their consorts. They are Lord Pallikondeswarar(Lord Shiva) consorts with Goddess Sarva Mangalambikai, Lord Valmikeswarar consorts with Goddess Maragathambigai, Lord Vinayaka along with Siddhi, Buddhi, Lord Kubera consorts with Goddess Sanganidhi and Goddess Padumanidhi. Surutappali is the only temple that Lord Dakshinamoorthy graces with his consort Tara (Hindu Astral Goddess). Lord Dakshinmoorthy is very stylish sitting posture with his left leg raised and his consort peeping through from behind. This special appearance of Lord Dakshinamurthy called as 'Thambadya Dakshinamoorthy'. By performing Pujas on Jupiter transit day, devotee bestowed with marriage boons, couple reunion and bless with happy and peaceful life.
Auspicious Shivarathri in the month (Feb-March), Aipasi Annabishekam in the month (October-November), and Tiruvadhirai in the month (December) are the festival celebrated in this temple.
Regulate energy, disease free life
Remove fear of death, bless long and happy life
Remove negativities in life, bestow peace and harmony
Free from past sins and karmas, bless wisdom
Remove long patches of struggle, gain financial stability
Temple Opening Time
Morning 6.00 AM to 1.00 PM
Evening 3.30 PM to 8.00 PM
Pradhosa Kalam Puja- 4.30 PM to 6.30 PM