Anakapalle – Nookambica (Nookalamma) Ammavari temple

Nookambica Ammavaru (goddess Parvathi) also called as Nookalamma nookalamma-anakapalle

Famous:

The Jatara festival is the temple fair starts on “Kotha Amavasya” the eve of the Telugu new year day and it continues for a period of one month.

  • Married woman offer saris for well being of family.

Contact us

Sri Nookambica Ammavari Devasthanam,

Gavarapalem, Anakapalli – 531001

Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

Cell No. 9491000713

Office:08924 – 226823, 226824

Email:endow-eonooka@gov.in

http://www.apendowments.gov.in/anakapalle/contact-us

Darsanam

1 Aradhana (Morning) Opening- 5.30a.m.
2 Balabhoga Nivedyam 6:00 a.m. to 6.30 a.m.
3 All Darsanams from 6:30 a.m.
4 Raja Bhogam 11:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon
5 Bhogam 4.00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
6 Veda Parayanam 6.00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
7 Closing of temple 8.00 p.m

Sevas

S.No Type Of Ticket Ticket Cost
1 Anthralaya darsanam Rs. 25/-
2 Kesakhandana (Tonsure) Rs. 10/-
3 Kumkuma pooja Rs. 30/-
4 Return saree Rs. 5/-
5 Seeghra darsanam Rs. 50/-
6 Visista darsanam Rs. 50/-
7 Special Darsanam Rs. 100/-
8 Pooja for Scooter / Cycle Rs. 25/-
9 Pooja for Car / Jeep / Auto Rs. 100/-
10 Pooja for Heavy vehicle Rs. 150/-
11 Saswatha pooja Rs. 1116/-
12 Dasara Navaratrulu kumkum Archana (pooja will be performed 9 days & prasadam, blouse piece etc will be given) Rs. 516/-
13 Dasara kumkum Archana ( one day pooja and prasadam will be given) Rs. 150/-
14 Oonjal seva Rs. 216/-
15 Mahalakshmi Dhana pooja Rs. 20/-
16 Return of decorated saree of Goddees Rs. 116/-
17 Panchamrutha Abhishekam Rs. 100/- ( 2 persons allowed )

Accommodation

S.No Building Name Cost
1 Sri Nookambica Complex ( 8 Rooms ) ( 6.00 A.M to 6.00P.M ) Each Rs.200/-
2 Sri Anagadevi Complex ( 13 Rooms ) ( 6.00 A.M to 6.00P.M ) Each Rs.200/-
3 Sri Kakathamba Complex ( Dining Hall type10 Rooms) ( 6.00 A.M to 6.00P.M ) Each Rs.200/-
4 Sri Pothu Raju Complex (Dining Hall type 9 Rooms ) ( 6.00 A.M to 6.00P.M ) Each Rs.150/-
5 Kalyanamandapam ( Ground Floor ) Per day Rs.1500/-
6 Kalyanamandapam ( Floor 1st Floor ) Per day Rs.1500/-

Major Festivals

The Jatara festival is the temple fair starts on “Kotha Amavasya” the eve of the Telugu new year day and it continues for a period of one month. The jatara festival will be celebrated in the month of March or April every year. According to Telugu New years day (Ugadi). On the last day of the festival they celebrate a festival known as “Nela pandaga”. People from other countries such as Malaysia and Singapore also visit the temple in the large number to have the Darshan and blessings of the deity. Devotees visit the temple in large groups for nearly two to three months starting from the Kothamavasya day.

Other festivals like Vinayakachavithi , Sri Devi navaratrulu will be celebrated. Special poojas will be offered during the days of “Devinavaratrulu”. Mahalakshmi dharma pooja will be performed a day before Diwali, and Diwali is performed in a grand manner.On “Makara Sankranti” special poojas will be performed and poor feeding will take place after the poojas. The deity will be decorated every day as usual and on the auspicious days floral decoration takes place. 

S.No Name of the event Time of the event
1 Kotha Ammavasya Palguna Bhahula Ammavasya to Chailtra Bhahula Ammavasya ( March or April ) One month festival
2 Vinakaaya Chaturdhi In Badrapada Masam
3 Viuaya Dasimi In Aswayuja Masam ( 9 days )
4 Deepavali Ammavasya Lasr day of Aswayuja Masam ( 2 days )

Temple Calendar

S.No Name of the event Time of the event
1 Kotha Ammavasya Palguna Bhahula Ammavasya to Chailtra Bhahula Ammavasya ( March or April ) One month festival
2 Vinakaaya Chaturdhi In Badrapada Masam
3 Viuaya Dasimi In Aswayuja Masam ( 9 days )
4 Deepavali Ammavasya Lasr day of Aswayuja Masam ( 2 days )

Temple History

Sri Sri Sri Nookambica Ammavaru  is one of the Nine Shakti forms and popularly known as Sri Anagha Devi in ancient days. After some years in the era of Kakatiya kings, the temple was renovated and the same goddess was worshiped with the name “SRI KAKATAMBA”. Daily Pujas and Deeparadhanas are performed here. As the kings lost their dynasties the daily pujas and deeparadhanas are performed here. As the kings lost their dynasties the daily pujas and other rituals were interrupted and slowly the temple again lost its previous glory. This town i.e., Anakapalli is named after Anagha devi.

It is believed that the creator of this whole universe was Sri Shakti Ammavaru and it took place in the time period from Palguna Bahula Amavasya (the new moon day) to April(new moon day). This period will be treated as the holy period any many rituals and pujas will be performed to Sri Nookambica Ammavaru here. Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday are considered auspicious days for performing puja to Sri Nookambika Ammavaru.

Miracles

The devotees firmly believe that the deity always protects those who have firm faith in her and worship her. They firmly believe that diseases  such as chicken pox and measles etc, are miraculously cured in the grace of  Sri Nookambica Ammavaru. Many devotees named their children after the deity is Sri Nookambica Ammavaru with reverence and deity.

Near By Temples
  1. Sri Satynarayana Swamy Temple, Satyanarayanapuram, 4 km.
  2. Bojaanna konda, Thummapala 6 km.
  3. Sri Sahasrakshi Meru Temple, Devipuram 15 km.
  4. Sri Dharmalingeswara Swamy temple, Darapalem, Panchadrala, 25 km.
  5. Sri Varaha Lakshmi Narayana Swamy Devasthanam, Simhachalam, 35 km
  6. Sri Kanaka Mahalakshmi ammavari Devasthanam, Burujupeta, 45 km.
  7. Sri Satynarayana Swamy Temple, Sandhill, Visakhapatnam, 46 km.
  8. Sri Swayambhu Vigneswara Swamy temple, Chodavaram, 20 km.
  9. Sri Kasivisweswara Swamy Temple, Anakapalli, 2 km.

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