Kotappakonda Temple Timings, Photos, Darshan, History, Seva Etc…

Sri Trikoteswara Swamy kotappakonda temple: Photos, Darshan, History, Seva. Kotappakonda Temple Timings. Accommodation Room details at Kotappakonda Temple.


Kotappakonda Temple: Sri Trikoteswara Swamy temple is famous in Andhra Pradesh situated in Guntur district. This is the most famous Shiva temple among all the temples in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states. This Trikoteswara Swamy temple is surrounded by 3 peaks, so this hill kotappakonda is also called as Trikutadri or Trikuta Parvatam. There are Brahma Sikharam, Rudra Sakharam, Vishnu Sikharam. This article gives you the details of Kotappakonda temple timings, pooja timings, festivals celebrated, how to reach Trikoteswara swamy temple and others.

Name of the templeSri Trikoteswara Swamy Temple Place Kotappakonda
StateAndhra Pradesh
Related toHinduism
WorshippingGod Lord Shiva

Kotappakonda Temple Timings:

Sri Trikoteswara Swamy temple is most popular temple and the temple timings are given in the table below.

Morning Darshan Timings5:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Evening Darshan Timings3:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Kotappakonda Temple Timings
Kotappakonda Temple Timings, Photos, Darshan, History, Seva Etc...
Kotappakonda Temple Timings, Photos, Darshan, History, Seva Etc…

Kotappakonda Temple History

History of Sri Trikoteswara Swamy Temple: Kotappakonda is famous for the temple of lord Shiva. This temple is from 1172 AD. Also, Krishna Deva Raya, Zamindars of Narasaraopet, Chilakalurupet, Amaravati took part for the devolopment of the temple. This temple is at a height of 600 feet and the hill is 1587 feet.
Specialities of Kotappakonda Temple:

  • The great devotee Gollabhama, united with Lord Shiva at this place.
  • Lord Brahma gave advice to Lord Shiva after Daksha yagnam, then Lord Shiva incarnated as Dakshina Murthy at this place.
  • Lord Brahma, Vishnu, Maheswara incarnated as three peaks at this place. Also the following peaks are famous and called as Trikutadri.
  • Brahma Sikharam is famous for Trikoteswara Swamy temple.
  • Rudra Sikharam is famous for Old Kotayya Temple (Paata Koteswara Swamy). Later for the great devotee Gollabhama, Lord Shiva came down to Brahma Sikharam.
  • Vishnu Sikharam is famous for Lord Paapanaseswara temple. It is known that, Lord Vishnu made penance for Lord Shiva on this hill.

Kotappakonda Temple Pooja / Seva Timings:

Sri Trikoteswara Swamy Temple Pooja / Seva Timings: There are many sevas or poojas performed to Lord Shiva on Kotappakonda. The list of poojas and timings are listed in the table below.

Pooja or SevaTimingsSeva Cost
Archana (Up hill)
5:30 AM to 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 8:00 PMRs. 5
Archana (Down hill)5:30 AM to 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 6:00 PMRs. 10
Abhishekam6:00 AM to 12:01 PMRs. 100
Ashtottaram3:00 PM to 8:00 PMRs. 50
Annaprasana6:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Aksharabhyasam6:00 AM to 1:00 PMRs. 150
Pancha Aarati 1:15 PM to 1:30 PM Rs. 50 Heavy Vehicle Pooja (Up Hill) 6:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 8:00 PMRs. 200
Light Vehicle Pooja(Up Hill) 6:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 8:00 PMRs. 200
Heavy Vehicle Pooja(Down Hill) 6:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 8:00 PMRs. 50
Light Vehicle Pooja6:00 AM to 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM ( Down Hill ) Rs. 50
Keshakhandana6:00 AM to 6:00 PMRs. 10
Moolavirat Abhishekam5:00 AM to 2:00 PM (On special days) Rs. 400
Mandapa Abhishekam
5:00 AM to 2:00 PM(On special days) Rs. 150
Saswata AbhishekamRs. 2116 Pratyaksha or Paroksha Abhishekam, once in an year on the specified day by devotee for 10 years
Saswata AshtottaramRs. 1116 Pratyaksha or Paroksha Abhishekam, once in an year on the specified day by devotee for 10 years
Nitya GotramRs. 1116 Daily for one year
Karteeka Masa Paroksha Pooja During karteeka Masam daily early in the morningRs. 600

How to Reach Kotappakonda Temple?

  • By Air: The nearest airport to Kotappakonda is Vijayawada International Airport with is at a distance of 114.8 and approximate reach time is 2 hr 20 min.

  • By Rail: The nearest railway station to Kotappakonda is Narasarao pet station.The distance from station to temple is 19.5 Kms and reach time is 35min.

  • By Bus: Chilaklurpeta and Narasaraopet are near to kotappakonda Temple.
Bus stand nameDistance to Kotappakodna templeDuration
Guntur to kotappakonda distance62.1 KM 1hr 22min
Narasaraopet18.3 KM31 min
Chilakalurupet22.4 KM40 min
Vijayawada98.6 KM1 hr 55 min
Kotappakonda Temple Distance from various places

Accommodation at Kotappakonda Temple:

Devotees who want to stay there, near the temple can reside at Government guest houses or Temple Choultry. There are some rooms available on kotappakonda for pilgrims. The list of rooms available and prices are given below.

Name Rooms availableMaintenance Charge
Nandi Guest House2 roomsRs. 750
Annapurna Sadanam16 rooms Rs. 200
Thotavari Satram8 roomsRs. 300
Thotavari Satram DormitoryRs. 1000
TTD Anandavalli Choultry22 roomsRs. 250
Accommodation at Kotappakonda Temple, Guntur

Also there are some caste-based Choultries available down the hill Kotappakonda. Kotappakonda temple accommodation online booking 2024 Not available

Festivals Celebrated in Kotappakonda Temple

  • Maha Siva Ratri is celebrated with great devotion. Many people from different villages carry PRABHA to the temple from their places. Prabhalu are famous for Kotappakonda temple.
    PRABHA means Light. By this external light, it is to illuminate our inner wisdom. This culture of building lights (Prabhas) is only in Kotappakonda area.
  • Also PRABHA is a symbol of Unity among people, which increases spirituality among people. For these Prabha, Chilakalurupet has its own uniqueness.
  • Many thousands of people worship Trikoteswara Swamy temple on Karteeka Masam, especially on Karteeka Pournami.
  • Vaikunta Ekadasi and others.

Kotappakonda Temple Address:

To get any details or to send any couriers to the temple, the address, contact number and email ID is given below.

Sri Trikoteswara Swamy Temple,
Narasaraopet Mandalam,
Guntur District,
Pin code – 522601, Andhra Pradesh.

Contact Number: 9849916173, 9908771463

Email ID: eo_kotappakonda@yahoo.in

Also visit website to know any updates about Trikuteswara Swamy temple https://kotappakonda.com/

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