Uma Maheshwaram Temple

About Uma Maheshwaram Temple:

Uma Maheshwaram, also known as Maheshwaram is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in Telangana, India. It is located in picturesque Nallamala forest ranges and situated 100 kilometers away from Hyderabad on the key Hyderabad-Srisailam highway. Umamaheshwaram is also considered the northern gateway of Srisailam and as one of the jyotirlingas. This place finds mention in many Vedic scriptures and it is believed that a visit to Srisailam without visiting Umamaheshwaram is incomplete. The Sri Uma Maheshwara Swamy Temple in Mahabubnagar consists of a Shivalinga, which has two colours, which is white on one side and red on the other. There is a huge tank near the temple. The history of Umamaheshwara Swamy temple dates back to 2nd century AD and it was believed to have been built during the reign of Maurya Chandragupta. The deity in this temple is believed to have spotted in naturally formed cave. The continuous flow of water from the hillocks that falls on this beautiful temple, gives an impress as if Goddess Ganga is bestowing her purity here.

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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: UmaMaheshwaram, Achampet, Nagarkurnool, Telangana, India

How to Reach There:

Airport: Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

The nearest Airport Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Rajiv Gandhi International Airport to Uma Maheshwaram Temple is 128.1Kms

Railway Station: Jadcherla Railway Station

The nearest Railway station Jadcherla Railway Station. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Jadcherla Railway Station to Uma Maheshwaram Temple  is 100.9Kms

Bus Stand: Achampet Bus Stand

The nearest Bus Stand is Achampet Bus Stand. We need to take an private vehicle the distance between Achampet Bus Stand to Uma Maheshwaram Temple is 13.9Kms

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