Palakollu – Ksheera Ramalingeswara swamy Temple

Ksheerarama is one of the five, Pancharama Kshetras and is located in Palakollu, in AP.

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Lord Shiva is known as Ksheera Ramalingeswara Swamy (Lors Shiva) installed by Vishnu and  his consort is Parvathi ammavaru.

Contact us

Sri Ksheera Ramalingeswara Swamy vari Devasthanam,

Palakol, West Godavari – 534 260

Andhra Pradesh,

Office:08814-222822

Email:ksheeraramamendts@gmail.com

Web: www.apendowments.gov.in/palakol

Darshan Timings:

Morning: 5:30am–11:30 am

Evening: 4:00pm–8:30 pm

How to reach:

  • Bhimavaram 24km
  • Machilipatnam 95km
  • Narsapur 10km – Railway station here.
  • Visakhapatnam is the nearest airport.

Accommodation

Available in Palakol town

FACTS

  • The Sivalinga was established by Lord Vishnu.
  • It is believed that staying one day in Ksheerarama is equivalent to staying one year in Varanasi.
  • It is one of the five powerful Shiva temples in Southern India that form the Pancharama Kshetram.
  • The remaining four are: Somarama Temple in Bhimavaram; Draksharama Temple in Draksharamam; Kumararama Temple in Samalkota; and Amararama Temple in Amaravati, state of Andhra Pradesh.
  • The temple tower is one of the tallest among the temple towers in AP with height of the temple is 120 ft and 9 floors and was constructed during the Chalukya period (9th century) during the reign of Chalukya Bheema.
  • The Shivling is a unique milky white in colour and the tallest.
  • There are 72 pillars made of black stone in the temple mandapa.
  • The Gostani River flows through Palakollu and there is a sangam (confluence) near Narsapur with the Godavari River.
  • From here the river flows into the sea at Antarvedi.
  • The Moola Virat (lingam), can be seen from the windows of the Garbha Gudi on all four sides.

Festivals

  • Mahasivaratri is an important festival when thousands of people offer prayers to seek the blessings of the Ksheera Ramalingeswara Swamy to attain Mukti.

Visit Ksheeraram and seek blessings.

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