Chandragiri Temple is a famous Hindu temple in the district of Chittoor in Andhra Pradesh. This temple enshrines Goddess Moolasthana Yellamma, a form of Goddess Shakti. This beautifully carved temple houses various sculptures of the Hindu religious figurines like the 9 forms of Goddess Durga and the Ten Mahavidyas etc. Many devotees visit Chandragiri Temple on a huge scale.
It Is Known For:-
- Chandragiri Temple has various legends associated with it. According to one legend, this holy site is the place where one of the blood drops from Sati’s burnt corpse fell on Earth where this temple stands
- Another legend mentions that the temple of Moolasthana Yellama Devi was constructed to ward off the evil energies present in the region that caused a chaos among villagers
- Pilgrims celebrate various festivals, including Sankranti with a great enthusiasm. Every Friday, special abhishekam and Ashtalakshmi Pooja are conducted
Best Time To Visit
Chandragiri Temple is a famous Hindu shrine and is visited on an extensive scale. Though it welcomes hundreds of devotees and visitors daily, the best time to pay a visit to this shrine is during the festive season. The period between January-March and August-October is the right time to witness the enchanting beauty of Chandragiri Temple.
There are certain rules for entering the shrine of Chandragiri. No one is allowed to carry any leather item like a belt, wallet/handbag inside the temple. Even during Navaratri, the offering of the alcohol is not allowed in this temple.
Nearest Railway Station - Chittoor Railway Station
Nearest Airport - Chennai Airport
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