Sri Kapila Theertham :
Located in the acclaimed Temple town of Tirupati, Kapila Theertham is the Kapileswara Swamy Temple committed to the destroyer, Lord Shiva. Regardless of being one of the various sanctuary locales in Tirupati, Kapila Theertham holds an exceptional place in the hearts of its fans.
The cascade, arranged right amidst the Temple complex is an incredible sight, particularly amid the storms. An excellent statue of Nandi, the vahana (or vehicle) of Lord Shiva, welcomes the fans at the passage of the Temple.
In spite of the fact that the foundation date of the Temple is obscure, it is accepted to be in presence since before the thirteenth century and is accepted to have gotten support from the absolute most prominent lords of South India.
Critical celebrations identifying with Shaivism, similar to the Maha Shivratri, Karthika Deepam, Vinayaka Chaturthi, and so on., are commended with incredible intensity and dedication. Situated in a standout amongst the most outstanding sacred urban areas in India, Kapila Theertham is an absolute necessity visit religious residence each aficionado looking for favors of the incomparable Lord Shiva. The goal can be come to via train or by street from all real South Indian urban communities. Tirupati air terminal, which is 15 km away, associates Kapila Theertham to most significant Indian urban areas.
Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple is another essential Temple of Tirupati, committed to the Lord Shiva. As indicated by legends, this Temple has been named after extraordinary holy person Maharishi Kapila, who was a vigorous aficionado of Lord Shiva. Satisfied with his immovable dedication, Lord Shiva alongside Goddess Parvati gave him their celestial darshan at this area. Amid a similar time, a Kapila Lingam showed up out of the Earth.
It is trusted that that Sri Kapileswara Shiva Linga is self-made type of Lord Shiva, additionally called as Svayambhu type of Lord Shiva. Amid a similar time, the hallowed lake Sarovara likewise appeared, before the sanctuary. As per a few legends, it is through the opening made through the lake Kapila maharishi landed on the earth.
Special Occasions at Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple :-
In the 'Yearly Brahmotsavam' celebration the whole Tirupati, Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple likewise frames an enthusiastic piece of the merriment. For the length of the yearly Shivarathri celebration, the sanctuary is looking by a large number of fans which is the busiest time of this sanctuary. In kapila theertham Shiva uncommon event like Vinayaka Utsavam, Karthika Deepam, which are held with tremendous and celebrations.
The following festivals are conducted at the Temple :
1. Vinayaka Utsavam
3. Karthika Deepam
4. Float Festival
5. Maha Sivarathri
6. Skanda Sashti
7. Arudra Darsanam Utsavam
8. Devi Navarathri Utsavam
9. Kamakshi Devi Chandana Alankaram
10. Devotees can perform Nithyabhishekam at the temple
The other places of interest are:
Aside from some old Shiva sanctuaries like Gudimallam Parashurameshwara Temple, the others are Parasareswara sanctuary in Yogi Mallavaram, Thiruchannoor Padmavathi Temple, the popular Sri Kalahashteeswara Temple and the Manikanteswara Swamy Devasthanam (Shivalayam) in Kanipakam. Some different sanctuaries are the Goddess Kamakshi sanctuary, Veda Narayana Swamy Temple, Lakshmi Narayanaswamt Temple, Lord Ganesha's Temple, Kumaraswamy and the Dakshineswara Temple.
1.The Tirumala Temple:
The seat of the Lord of the Seven Hills, Swamy Venkiteshwara, the God is a symbol of Lord Vishnu. This God is said to be second most extravagant God in India.
2.Sri Padmavathi Ammavari Temple:-
This Temple is around 5 kms. from Tirupathi. The Temple is committed to Goddess Padmavathi Devi, the partner of Lord Venkiteswara. Goddess Padmavathi is a symbol of Goddess Mahalakshmi.
Arranged 58 kms. from Tirupati, this cascade is the most astounding at 270 feet in Andhra Pradesh.
4.Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam Gardens:-
This garden is arranged in 460 sections of land and supplies 500 kilograms of blooms to the temple consistently. Accepted to be worked in the fourteenth century by two extraordinary aficionados, Sri Ramanuja and Sri Andalwar.
5.Sri Venkiteswara Museum:-
This exhibition hall in Tirupati has some uncommon figures and the showcases even have a place with the period when King Sri Krishna Deva Raya ruled amid the fifteenth century.
6.Chandragiri Palace and Fort:-
Worked amid the 141st century, Chandragiri was the fourth capital of the Vijayanagara Kingdom. It was entirely the ownership of the Yadava Naidus till it went under the standard of the Vijayanagar Empire in 1367. Chandragiri is just 12 Kms. from Tirupathi.
otherwise called 'Shilathoranam' is a place with normal shake development in the state of a curve. This stone development, as researchers accept, is a few million years of age. This curve development is one of its sort in Asia. Local people trust that Lord Venkiteswara strolled under this stone development on his way from the glorious residence Vaikunta to Tirumala.
8.There are some different theerthams like the Japali Theertham, Papavinasanam Theertham, Tumbhuru Theertham, Vaikunta Theertham, Akashaganga Theertham and the Ramakrishna Theertham.
Kapila Theertham Temple Daily Sevs's Timings :-
|Name of the Seva||Timings|
|Suprabhatam||5:00 AM to 5:30 AM|
|Abishekam||5:30 AM to 6:30 AM
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
|Alankaram / Archana||6:30 AM to 7:00 AM|
|Sarvadarshanam||7:00 AM to 4:00 PM
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
|Sahasranama Archana||4:30 AM to 5:00 PM|
|Lalitha Sahasranama Archana||5:00 AM to 5:30 PM|
|Ekantha Seva||8:00 AM to 8:15 PM|
Kapila Theertham Temple Weekly Sevs's Timings :-
|Name of the Seva||Timings|
|Rudrabhishekam||( Monday ) 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM|
|Ekantha Seva||( Monday ) 9:00 PM to 9:15 PM|
|Navagrahabhishekam||( Saturday ) 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM|
Kapila Theertham Temple Monthly Sevs's Timings :-
|Name of the Seva||Timings|
|Siva Parvathula Kalyanam||( Masa Sivarathri ) 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM|
|Ekadasa Rudrabhishekam||( Masa Sivarathri ) 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM|
( Saturday )
5:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Kapileswara Swamy Temple Opening Timings:
Morning: 5:00 A .M to 4:00 P .M
Afternoon: 4:30 P.M to 9:00 P.M
Kapila Theertham Temple Seva's Fare Details :
|Archana, Harathi||Rs 5/-|
|Abhisheka Darsanam||Rs 2/-|
|Navagraha Archana||Rs 50/-|
|Sahasranama Archana||Rs 2/-|
|Abhishekam for one year||Rs 42/-|
|Unjal Seva||Rs 116/- (5 persons allowed)|
|Siva Parvathula Kalyanam||Rs 250/-|
|Subramanya Swamy vari Abhishekam||Rs 50/-|
|Dakshina Murthy Swamy Vari Abhishekam||Rs 50/-|
|Sarpadosha Nivarana Pooja||Rs 200/-|
|Mahanyasa Rudrabhishekam||Rs 300/- per 2 persons|
|Snapana Thirumanjanam||Rs 100/-|
|Sankatahara Chaturthi||Rs 50/-|
|Krithika Abhishekam||Rs 50/-|
|Nataraja Swamy Vari Snapana Thirumanjanam||Rs 100/-|
Kapila Theertham Price : Rs.5/-
Kapila Theertham Entry Ticket Fee : No Entry Fee ( Free)
How to reach Kapila Theertham :
By Air : The air terminal of Tirupati is in Renigunta around 15 kms from the primary city, where flights can be found frequently from Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. At that point cabs can be utilized to move from the air terminal to the city which costs about Rs 300. The International air terminal closest to Tirupati is in Chennai, which can be come to from any urban areas in India and abroad.
By Train : The Railway station to reach Tirupati is in Tirupati itself and associates via trains to Chennai, Bangalore, Visakhapatnam, Mumbai and Madurai which is a typical balaji sanctuary course. Another railroad station can be discovered 15 kms away at Renigunta. It is in the Trivandrum – Delhi course that the railhead of Renigunta falls and, consequently, is come to from all urban areas in India.
By Road : APSRTC runs free transports from the Tirupati Railway station to Alipiri, with a recurrence of 30 minutes. The Free transport administrations, worked by TTD in tirumala are known as "Dharma Wadhams" There are 12 such transports that go through cabins, choultries, sanctuaries and different places in Tirumala. Indeed, even the KSRTC transports are accessible from towns in Karnataka to reach tirupati.
Kapileswara Swamy Temple Address:
Sri Kapileswara Swamy temple,
Kapila Theertham, Near Alipiri,
Tirupati, Chittoor district,
Andhra Pradesh 517507 .
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