Thursday, May 19, 2016

Subramanya Swamy Temple Bikkavolu

Subramanya Swamy Temple Bikkavolu is dedicated to Lord Subramanya Swamy. Devotees used to visit this temple for Kala Sarpa Dosha and Naga Dosha Nivarana Pooja. In the past, this place was called by Birudamkitta Puram. There was supposed to be a Big tunnel which connects Peddapuram fort and this temple. Britishers used to call this underground tunnel as Big Hole which later turned to be the present Bikkavolu.

This temple was built by the King Gunaga Vijayaditya III of Eastern Chalukyas during 849 - 892 Century AD. The rich carvings on the temple walls and Gopuras resemble the Dravidian architecture. There are 3 other shrines in the temple complex out of which Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple and Sri Chandrasekara were popular. This temple is of 1200 years old. Subramanya Sasti will be celebrated in a grand at this temple. Subramanya Swamy is located within the temple complex of Golingeswara Swamy Temple.
Subramanya Swamy Temple Bikkavolu