Sri Govindarajaswami Temple

GS Mada St, Varadaraja Nagar, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh 517501
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Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple is one the most essential and antiquated temple situated in the core of the temple city – Tirupati. Famous Sri Vaishnavaite, Saint Ramanujacharya sanctified this temple in 1130 AD. Before Lord Sri Govindaraja Swamy, Sri Parthasarathy Swamy was the directing god of this temple.

Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple is one the most essential and antiquated temple situated in the core of the temple city – Tirupati. Famous Sri Vaishnavaite, Saint Ramanujacharya sanctified this temple in 1130 AD. Before Lord Sri Govindaraja Swamy, Sri Parthasarathy Swamy was the directing god of this temple.

Sri Govindaraja Swamy is the senior sibling of Sri Venkateswara Swamy. He is accepted to behave sorted out the most sublime wedding of the universe between Sri Tirupati Venkateswara Swamy and Goddess Sri Padmavathi Ammavari.

It is said that the immense amount of wealth from King Kubera for the wedding, which admissible used in directing the perfect wedding which was gone to by the Gods, open and Kings from all over the place.

As indicated by a few convictions, Sri Govindaraja Swamy is honored with left-hand lines which demonstrates that he would return fourfold of the riches he had gotten from King Kubera. This is the motivation behind why dedicates look for Lord Govindaraja Swamy to enable them to build their riches and to control them in better administration of their riches.

The architecture of Sri Govindaraja Swamy Temple Tirupati additionally allures its guests with its design magnificence. Going back to fourteenth-fifteenth century, it has to force Gopuram of seven stories, with 11 kinases.

Including to the magnificence of Gopuram is the handwork reproducing different scenes of Hindu stories like Ramayana, Bhagavata alongside cases from the life of Sri Venkateswara Swamy. Little gopuram takes after the principle tall Gopuram.

Its inward gopuram contains a stunning courtyard and a vast internal lobby of stone, which fills in as an ideal shed for tourists notwithstanding middle the surge of festivals.

There are numerous Festival which is praised here at Sri Govindaraja Swamy Temple with awesome energy and devotion. Some of these festivals are Vaisakha Festival (Annual Brahmotsavam), Float Festival, Goda Parinayam, Adhyanotsavam, Thiruvadipuram, Pushpayagam, and so on..

Sri Govindaraja Swamy Temple timings are from 5 am to 9 pm.

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How to reach  temple from Tirupati Bus Station:
  • From Tirupati Bus Stand you can reach to reach Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple by walk it takes only  15 minutes .
  • Auto’s and share Auto’s are also available on this site.
  • From Tirupathi Bus Stand to Temple is 1 km.
  • If you Don’t know you can ask direction from local people.
How to reach  temple from Tirupati Railway Station:
  • From Railway Station one can see Sri Govindaraja Swamy Temple Tirupathi walks able, just 200 feet away.
  • Distance from Tirupathi Railway Station is 0.5 km
  • If you Don’t know you can ask direction from local people.
How to reach  temple from Tirupati Airport(Renigunta):
  • It takes 30 minutes to travel from Tirupathi Airport to Temple.
  • The approximate driving distance between Tirupathi Airport  to Temple is 16.1 km
  • Private taxis are also available for this site.
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Sri Govindaraja Swamy temple is one the most essential and antiquated temple situated in the core of the temple city – Tirupati. Famous Sri Vaishnavaite, Saint Ramanujacharya sanctified this temple in 1130 AD.

Before Lord Sri Govindaraja Swamy, Sri Parthasarathy Swamy was the directing god of this temple.In the event that you investigate the historical backdrop of Sri Govindaraja Swamy Temple of Tirupati, the legend backpedals to the season of Islamic reign in South India.

At the point when the southern parts of India, Witnessed Muslim attack, to keep up its security, a statue of Lord Govindaraja Swamy, god of Chidambaram was conveyed to Tirupati, which was later conveyed back once the circumstance came back to its regularity.

Be that as it may, venerated Saint Sri Ramanujacharya had a fantasy where Lord Govindaraja Swamy educated him about his desires to reside in Tirupati.

Attributable to this when he went to the place he found in his fantasy; he found the statue of Lord Govindaraja Swamy there. It was at that point, he prompted the ruler to assemble a temple in a similar place.

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