Kanakadurga_Temple_gopuram, Kanaka Durga Temple, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
Kanakadurga_Temple_gopuram, Kanaka Durga Temple, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

Kanaka Durga Temple, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh

Date built: 22 November 2015
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Architectural style: Dravidian architecture
Major festivals Shakambhari
Locale: Vijayawada
District:: Vijayawada
Address: Arjuna Street Mallikarjunapeta Indrakeeladri, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520001
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Kanaka Durga Temple is synonymous with Vijayawada. It is mentioned in the sacred texts.A nearby temple viewed from Prakasam Barrage on night lightsThis is the place where Arjuna obtained the Pasupatha astra after his great penance for Lord Shiva. The temple was constructed for Goddess Durga by Arjuna. It is connected by steps and a ghats road The temple occupies an important place in the scriptures as several of the Siva-leelas and Shakti-mahimas were enacted on or around it, making the region a place of unequaled spiritual significance and attracting pilgrims since times immemorial.[3]It is mentioned in the Vedas that the deity in the Kanakadurga temple is regarded as ‘Swayambhu’ or self-manifested, hence considered very powerful.Kanaka Durga Temple is a famous hindu Temple of Goddess Durga located in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. The temple is located on the Indrakeeladri hill, on the banks of Krishna River. Kaalika puraana, Durgaa sapthashati and other vedic literature have mentioned about Goddess Kanaka Durga on the Indrakeelaadri and have described the deity as Swayambhu, (self-manifested) in Triteeya kalpa.

 

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Located in the heart of Vijayawada city, the temple is just a 10 minutes drive from the railway station and Bus stand and about 20 km from airport. Temple buses are available at bus stand and railway station for every 20 minutes.Vijayawada is located 275 kilometers from Hyderabad. It is well connected by road, rail and air from all parts of the country.

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Arjuna Street Mallikarjunapeta Indrakeeladri, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh 520001

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