Aragonda Temple

Ardagiri Ghat Rd, Aragonda, Thavanampalli, Chittoor, Tirupathi, Andhra Pradesh 517129
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According to Puranas, in the Ram-Ravana war, Lord Lakshmana was critically injured. The situation necessitated Mrita Sanjeevani herb which was required to be brought from the Himalayas. Being the child of wind and the Strongest among all, Sri Ardhagiri Veeranjaneya Swamy was the only one to fit for carrying out the task.

According to Puranas, in the Ram-Ravana war, Lord Lakshmana was critically injured. The situation necessitated Mrita Sanjeevani herb which was required to be brought from the Himalayas. Being the child of wind and the Strongest among all, Sri Ardhagiri Veeranjaneya Swamy was the only one to fit for carrying out the task.

The Origin of Sri Ardhagiri Veeranjaneya Swamy Temple is related to an important event in Ramayana. It is the event when Lord Hanuman carried the Sanjeevana Parvatha to spare the life of Sri Lakshmana.

Sri Ardhagiri Veeranjaneya Swamy Temple is an ancient temple situated on the beautiful hills of the Aragonda town, in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh. The main Deity of the temple faces north, which is not supposed to be the typical direction of a deity in a temple. It is said that this is the direction Sri Hanuman Assumed while Flying back to the battlefield carrying the Sanjeevani. It is likewise trusted that the temple directions lets the sun god pay homage to the bravery and devotion of Sri Hanuman.

Construction of the temple is in such that rectangular beams of the sun go through the structure and fall just on the foot of the deity . As the day advances the sunbeams climbs through every bit of the body and but finally vanishes beyond the head region.It is said that while the Lord Veeranjaneya Swamy was carrying the mountain, a piece of the rock fell down at the area of the temple. This place was later known by the name Aragonda.

Today at that place there is a major tank, where the water has been in contact with the awesome Sanjeevinin Medicinal plant. Indeed, even after several thousands of year, the water still holds the therapeutic quality able to cure everyone of the infections known to humankind. It is demonstrated to have the ability to cure the extreme cases of acute diseases like TB, Asthma, Cancer and joint pains. It has likewise demonstrated reviving limit against lethargy, fatigue and other physical ailments.

sri Ardhagiri Veranjaneya Swamy Temple Timings: 5:00 am to 8:00 pm

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How to reach Ardhagiri Veeranjaneya Swamy temple from Tirupati Bus Station:-

  • There are no direct buses from Tirupathi bus stand to Sri Ardhagiri Veeranjaneya Swamy temple.
  • pilgrims should reach Chittor from there transportations is available with high frequency to the nearby to the temple.
  • Temple is located one and a half km up of the hill in Aragonda village Chittor.
  • From there direct buses are available for the temple

How to reach Ardhagiri Veeranjaneya Swamy temple from Tirupati Railway Station:-

  • It takes 1 hours 55 minutes to travel from  Tirupathi Main Railway Station to Temple.
  • The approximate driving distance between  Temple and Tirupathi Main Railway Station is 76.9 km
  • Chittor railway Junction is the closest railway station to reach the temple and situated at 1 and a half kilometers from this place.
  • From there direct buses for the temple  is available.
  • Private taxis are also available for this site.

How to reach Ardhagiri Veeranjaneya Swamy temple from Tirupati Airport(Renigunta):-

  • It takes 1 hours, 59 minutes to travel from  Tirupathi airport to Temple.
  • The approximate driving distance between Boyakonda Gangamma Temple and Tirupathi Airport is 87.4 km .
  • Private taxis are also available for this place.
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According to Puranas, in the Ram-Ravana war, Lord Lakshmana was critically injured. The situation necessitated Mrita Sanjeevani herb which was required to be brought from the Himalayas. Being the child of wind and the Strongest among all, Sri Ardhagiri Veeranjaneya Swamy was the only one to fit for carrying out the task.

Quickly the Lord achieved the Himalayas. But in that vast abode of never-seen herbs and medicinal plants of all variety, Anjaneya Swamy couldn’t recognize the Sanjeevani.

So he undertook the great task of carrying the whole mountain to his left side shoulder. Since the flight was long and quick, a piece of the mountain got separated and fell to the ground. The Aragonda town in Chittoor District was where it fell. By going to the temple in Aragonda town one can achieve both the Sri Anjaneya blessings and furthermore drink from the holy-pond which contains the elements of heavenly Sanjeevani.

There is a popular that Sanjeevini dropped into the pushakarini and that is the reason there is always water in the pool and the drinking water from Pushkarini cures a wide range of sicknesses as it has medicinal properties.

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