Srisailam Temple(Shakti Pith) in Joinpur Andhra Pradesh

Here is Some Information about Srisailam Temple(Shakti Pith) in Joinpur Andhra Pradesh India.

Location: Hill of Srigiri,Joinpur village, in Andhra Pradesh 
Built in: 1520 AD
Built By : Vijayanager king Harihara Raya
Dedicated to: Goddess Shakti, Srisailam
Entry:Free
Photography: Allow
Significance: Among one of 52 shakti Pith
Temple Timing:  6:00 Am to 9:00 Pm
Visiting Timing:1 Hour
Best time to Visit: Oct to March
Nearest Railway Station: Direct railway not available.
Nearest Air Port:  Hyderabad Airport

About Srisailam Shakti Pith Temple

The Srisailam Shakti Pith Temple is located on the side of the ancient sacred hill of Srigiri, in the Nallamalai range of Andhra Pradesh.The temple was built by the Vijayanager king Harihara Raya around 1404 AD.The temple is dedicatd to Goddesh Shakti,Durga.The temple complex, whose existing buildings date from the 2nd century AD, is one of the twelve Jyotir Linga Shiva shrines as well as one of the eighteen most sacred goddess shrines, or Shakti Pithas. This unique combination of major god and goddess shrines at the same site makes Srisailam one of India's most holy sites. Shiva is worshipped here in his form of Lord Mallikarjuna, and Shakti, his consort, as Sri Bharamaramba Devi.


The temple, whose popular name is Sriparvata, is surrounded by a great fortress-like wall, which is 20 feet high, 6 feet wide and 2120 feet in circumference. Built in in 1520 AD, the wall has 3200 stones, each weighing over one ton, and is decorated with fine relief carvings depicting scenes from Hindu mythology.

History of  Srisailam Shakti Pith Temple

History to this place dates back in the time when it is said that the Right Shoulder of Maa Sati fell to this place. Best information about the origin and the formation of this temple, people can mingle with local people.

Celebrate Festival in  Srisailam Shakti Pith Temple

Rath Yatra, Navratri

How To Reach Srisailam Shakti Pith Temple


By Road : There are couple of buses that ply from major cities of India towards this sacred site. Personal vehicles are also proffered by people and some hotel offers personal transportation services.

By Rail : Direct railway not available

By Air :The Nearest Airport is Hyderabad Airport .

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