Prasanna Venkateswara Temple, Appalayagunta

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Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy Temple
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Prasanna Venkateswara Temple, Appalayagunta is located in Andhra Pradesh
Prasanna Venkateswara Temple, Appalayagunta
Location in Andhra Pradesh
Geography
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
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Chittoor
Locale Appalayagunta, Tirupati
Culture
Sanctum Venkateswara, Padmavati
Direction and posture Standing and facing east with right hand in Abhaya posture and left hand in Kati posture.
Major festivals Brahmotsavams, Vaikuntha Ekadasi
Architecture
Architecture Dravidian architecture
Number of temples 4
History
Date built 1232 AD
Temple board Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams
Website tirumala.org

Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy Temple is a vaishnavite temple located at Appalayagunta 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]

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References[edit]

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