Komrelly Mallanna Temple, Siddipet, Telangana
|Major festivals||Maha Shivaratri, Ugadi|
|Locale:||Komuravelli village and mandal|
Komuravelli Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple popularly known as Komuravelli Mallanna Temple is a Hindu temple located on a hill in Komuravelli village of Siddipet district in Telangana state. It is located near Siddipet on SH–1 Rajiv Rahadari. The primary deity is Mallanna or Mallikarjuna Swamy who is an incarnation of Lord Shiva. The deity is also called as Khandoba by the Maharashtrian people. The temple is located about 85 kilometers from Hyderabad.
Legend / Local stories
Mallanna along with his consorts Golla Kethamma, Goddess Ganga and Medalamma, Goddess Parvati are at the main temple. The Oggu Katha singers sing the tale of Mallanna here. Devotees offer prayers to Mallanna with the help of Oggu Pujaris who draw a rangoli called as Patnam ( A form of offering prayers to Lord ) in front of Lord Mallanna inside temple and also in temple’s verandah.
Large number of devotees visit the Mallanna temple during Maha Shivaratri when the Pedda Patnam is celebrated and also during the Agni Gundaalu which is celebrated on the Sunday falling before the Ugadi. The festive season, called as Jatara begins from Sankranti and lasts till Ugadi. Large number of devotees offer prayers to the deity on all Sundays which falls in between Sankranti and Ugadi.
Another temple, Konda Pochamma temple is nearby which is visited by the devotees who visit Mallanna temple.
How to Reach:
The nearest airport is at Hyderabad which is 85 km away from the temple.
The nearest railway station is at Janagam which is 45 km away. The direct bus is available from Janagam to the temple.
The direct buses are available from all cities. The temple is 22 km from Siddipet and 110 km from Warangal stations.