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Saibaba Temple

Saibaba Temple is Located in Kakinada, East Godavari District from Andhra Pradesh State.

This temple is near to kakinada. At the village of Repuru. 5km From kakinada .


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Pithapuram

Pithapuram is a small town located close to Kakinada port city. Pithapuram is located on the connecting road From National Highway No 5 at Katipudi Junction to Kakinada. From here 15 Km is Kakinada and in opposite direction Kathipudi Junction ( NH 5 ) is 19 KM. From Katipudi Junction Visakhapatnam is 130 KM. Another road goes towards Samalkot then Dwarapudi and joins NH 5 at Dowlaiswaram barrage close to Rajahmundry. Pithapuram Sri Kukkuteswara Swamy temple is an ancient Siva Khetra in Godavari District. It acquired importance of Buddhists, Jains and Vishnava also. It was the capital of many local dynasties from about 4th or 5th century AD. Once upon a time Gayasura a powerful a powerful demon was acquired puruhutikashakti which is one among the Asthadasapithas through is great devotion, with that might power he oftenly used to disturb the Yagas of Brahmanas. Pithapuram To over come this trouble the devatas with the help of Trimurthis conceived a plan to kill the Gayasura. According to the plan the devats decided to perform the Yaga on the chest of the Demon, they performed the Yagna with great devotion day and night. On the seventh day of the Yaga, Maheswara himself took the form of Kukkuta ( cook ) and voice, the Gayasura was disturbed from this sleep and immediately the Yaga disturbed. Then the angry Devatas gave a curse to the Demon as the yagna spoiled, his body would also be broken into pieces, the head fell in Gayakshetra, the chest in Jajipuram and the feet in front of Kukkuteswara Swamy temple. The demon Gayasura spread his entire body from Gaya to Pithapuram Kshetra, his feet stretched upto Pithapuram. It became a Padagaya Kshetra.


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Korukonda

Located at a distance of 60 kms from Kakinada, 20 kms from Rajahmundry and 110 kms from Amalapuram, is the Korukonda Temple, an ancient and historical temple, a Vaishnava Divya Kshetram, a prominent temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu Avataram. It is called Korukonda `where koru means wish and konda means hill in telugu\'. Thus, it is a wishing hill or God who immediately heeds to the wishes of the devotees. The presiding deity here is Lord Sri Narasimha Swamy. Here at Korukonda, the Lord is known as \"Satvika Narasimha\'\', because he is accompanied here by his consort, Lakshmi Devi. There two temples of Lord Sri Narasimha Swamy in this village. One is at the top of a steep and narrow hill adjacent to the village, and the other temple at the foot of the hill Of the two temples, one is a Swayambhu (self originating) and the other one which has been installed. The swayambhuvu is situated at the top of the hill which a pilgrim can access only through a long flight of 650 steps which are very steep and narrow. Because of this steepness, this temple has been called Korukonda.. The Swayambhu deity is situated at about 120 mts height atop the hill. The temple of swayambuvu deity which is atop of the hill measures about 9 inches in height. The temple of the deity which was installed is at the foot of the hill and has much sculpted beauty around it. There are number of shila shasanams (scripted stones) which have appeared at the temple as well as on the top of the hill. The temple was constructed about 700-800 years ago by the family of Parasara Bhattar, whose descendants continue to oversee the affairs of the temple as the trustees of this temple to this day. It is said that the great sage Sri Srinatha in his poetry stated that Korukonda is \"Vedadri\". And this belief is said to be supported by the shila shasanam inscripted in the year1443 A.D and subsequently found at Lakshmaneswaram Village, Narsapur Taluk, W.G. District.


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