Jogulamba Temple :
Jogulamba Temple is a Hindu temple located in Alampur, Telangana, India, dedicated to the Goddess Jogulamba, a kind of Shakti. Alampur is located about 220 km south of Hyderabad and is accessible via the highway between Hyderabad and Bangalore. The temple of Jogulamba is in the same complex as that of the Temples of Navabrahma, a group of nine temples devoted to Shiva founded by the Badami Chalukyas in the seventh and eighth centuries CE.
One of the Maha Shakti Peethas is the temple, a collection of eighteen (Ashtadasa) temples considered in Shaktism to be the most important shrines and pilgrimage destinations. Near its confluence with the Krishna River, Alampur is situated on the banks of the Tungabhadra River. In the same complex as the Navabrahma Temples, a group of nine Shiva temples founded in the seventh and eighth centuries CE, the Jogulamba temple is located.
Jogulamba and Balabrahmeswara, a form of Shiva, are the principal deities at the Jogulamba temple. Goddess Jogulamba is seen sitting on a corpse in this temple with a scorpion, frog, and lizard on her head. It is said that the word Jogulamba comes from the Telugu word Yogula Amma, which means Yogi’s mum.
Jogulamba Temple History :
The temple of Jogulamba is called a Shakti Peetha, where the upper teeth of Sati Devi fall. The mythology of Daksha yagna and the self-immolation of Sati is the Shakti Peethas origin storey. It is claimed that the original temple was built in the 7th century CE. It was established in 1390 CE by the Bahmani Sultans. Emperor Harihara Raya II of Vijayanagara was said to have sent his army to battle the army of the Bahamani Sultan and fortified the temple complex to avoid further attacks.The main idol was said to have been transferred to the nearby temple of Bala Brahma in the temple complex of Navabrahma. Since then, the idol has been admired in a secluded location in the temple of Bala Brahma. In 2005, at its former site, Jogulamba temple was restored and the original idol was placed in the new temple.
Jogulamba Temple Timings:
The jogulamba temple darshan timings are From Monday to Sunday –
Morning :7.00 am to 11.30 am
Afternoon: 2.00 pm to 8.30 pm
Jogulamba Temple Kumkumarchana Timings :
Monday – Sunday :Morning – 9.00 a.m to 11.30 am, Evening – 2.00 pm to 5.30 pm
Kumkumarchana Ticket Cost – Rs.300/-
Couples are allowed.
Jogulamba Devi Temple Address : Jogulamba Temple, Temple Road, Alampur, Gadwal, Telangana 509152
Jogulamba Temple Contact Number – 085022 41327
Jogulamba Temple Chandi Homam Timings :
(Every Purnima & amavasya the Seva will perform at 9:00 AM), Homam will perform at Sri Jogulamba Temple, Price 750/-.
Jogulamba Devalayam Accommodation :
In Mahabubnagar district in the state of Telangana, India, Alampur is a temple town. Mahabubnagar is about 90 km away, 27 km from Kurnool, and 200 km from Hyderabad. With buses and trains regularly available to ride, we can enter the temple.
The government of Telangana is supporting Alampur Telangana tourism. There is a Haritha tourist hotel in Telangana, which is 10 minutes away from the temple in Alampur.
Jogulamba Temple Images :