Sikharesvara Devastanam


Sikharesvara  Devastanam

Sikharam Temple :

 

This most sacred spot is located at about 8 km. from the main temple at a height of 2830 feet above the mean sea level. It is the highest peak of Srisailam. The Skanda Purana proclaines that a mere glance of this Sikharam frees the human soul from the fitters of re-birth – “Srisaila Sikharam Drustva Punarjanma Na Vidyathe”. – There is a temple dedicated to Sri Veera Shikara Swamy and locally known as Sikhareswara Swamy. This temple in as ancient stone structure and historically the Reddi Kings have constructed a flight of steps to this in the year 1398 AD and also a Pushkarini (Tank) at this place. This place gives a panoramic view of the entire temple of Srisailam including the meandering river Krishna.

 

The Skanda Purana proclains that a mere glance of this Sikharam frees the human soul from the fitters of rebirth. (Srisaila Sikharam Drustva Punarjanma Na Vidyathe).

 

The Sikhareswaram temple is an ancient stone structure consisting of Garbhagriha, Antaralaya and 16 pillered Mukhamanda. The deity here is named as Veera Sankara Swamy and locally popularized as Sikhareswara Swamy.

 

During ancient eras devotees used to come on foot for darshan at the temple. In case of any unseen circumstances or health issues, even if they couldn't go upto the temple, they could achieve moksha by just seeing the peak.

 

The view of the surrounding landscape from the temple is absolutely stunning, which is sure to add further charm to your visit. Along with Sikhareswara Swamy Temple, there is another shrine dedicated to Lord Ganesha in Sikharam.

 

 

Sikharesvara Devastanam Timings :

 

Days Timings
Monday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Wedesday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Thursday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Friday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Saturday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sunday 6:00 am – 2:00 pm
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm

 

Sikharam Temple Entry Ticket Fee :   No Entry Fee ( Free)

 

How to Reach Sikharam Temple :

 

By Road : Kurnool is the Nearest Town to Sikharam. Road connectivity is there from Kurnool to Sikharam.

 

By Rail : There is no railway station near to Sikharam in less than 10 km. How ever there are railway Stations from Near By town Kurnool. are the railway Stations near to Kurnool. You can reach from Kurnool to Sikharam by road after .

 

By Bus : Atmakur (K) APSRTC Bus Station , Srisailam APSRTC Bus Station , Pamulapadu APSRTC Bus Station are the nearby by Bus Stations to Sikharam .APSRTC runs Number of busses from major cities to here.

 

Sikharam Temple Address :

 

Sikharam,Srisailam ,Kurnool District,Rayalaseema m,
Andhra Pradesh
India ,518422.

 

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