Prasanna Venkateswara Temple, Appalayagunta

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Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy Temple
Appalayagunta Temple vimanam.jpg
Prasanna Venkateswara Temple, Appalayagunta is located in Andhra Pradesh
Prasanna Venkateswara Temple, Appalayagunta
Location in Andhra Pradesh
Basic information
Location Appalayagunta, Tirupati
Geographic coordinates 13°32′14.7″N 79°28′39.4″E / 13.537417°N 79.477611°E / 13.537417; 79.477611Coordinates: 13°32′14.7″N 79°28′39.4″E / 13.537417°N 79.477611°E / 13.537417; 79.477611
Deity Venkateswara, Padmavati
Festivals Brahmotsavams, Vaikuntha Ekadasi
District Chittoor
State Andhra Pradesh
Country India
Website tirumala.org
Completed 1232 AD
Temple(s) 4

Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy Temple is a vaishnavite temple located at Appalayagunta , near Vadamalapeta,which is 16 km from Tirupati in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, referred to as Prasanna Venkateswara. Unlike other typical Venkateswara temples the presiding deity has its right hand in Abhaya posture.[1]

History[edit]

The temple was constructed in 1232 AD by King of Karvetinagaram, Sri Venkata Perumalaraju Brahmadeva Maharaj.[1]

Administration[edit]

The temple is being administered by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams since 1988.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "SRI PRASANNA VENKATESWARA SWAMY TEMPLE, APPALAYAGUNTA". Tirumala Tirupati Devastanams. Retrieved 2 February 2016.