Ghatika Siddeswaram Temple

About Ghatika Siddeswaram Temple:

It is located at Siddeshwara Kona in the Sitaramapuram Surrounded by large hills. Siddha’s were performed penance here. Hence called Lord Shiva as Siddheshwara Swamy.

According to local mythology, it dates back to before the 6th century. The Nithyanatha Siddhacharyas state in the Rasaratnakara scripture that Agastya Maharshi, one of the Sapta Rishis, performed penance in this temple and performed the marriage of Umamaheswaras.

The temple was renovated in 1974 by Avadhuta Kashinayana at a time when the temple was in a state of disrepair.

The Goddess Ishtakameshwari Devi, who is present here, pays special obeisances to the devotees in various forms during the Dussehra Sharanavaratri celebrations.

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A place of worship and Ancient place
Best Time to Visit: December, January, Winter, February, March, Spring, April, May, June, July, Summer, August, September, Autumn, October, November, Monsoon
Location: Siddeshwara Kona, Sitaramapuram, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Tirupati Airport

The nearest Airport Tirupati Airport. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Tirupati Airport to Ghatika Siddeswaram Temple  is 208Kms

Railway Station: Nellore railway station

The nearest Railway station Nellore railway station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Nellore railway station to Ghatika Siddeswaram Temple  is 125kms

Bus Stand: Udayagiri Bus Stand

The nearest Bus Stand is Udayagiri Bus Stand. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Udayagiri Bus Stand to  Ghatika Siddeswaram Temple is 29.5Kms

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