Padmavathi Temple – A Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam Temple

Padmavathi Temple is a temple at Tiruchanur, at 5 kilometers from the world famous temple town of Tirupathi. Padmavathi temple Tiruchanur is dedicated to Goddess Padmavathi alias Alamelumanga, consort of Lord Venkateswara, the deity at Tirupathi temple. Padmavathi temple is under the administration of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam.

Padmavathi Temple near Tirupathi.

Goddess Lakshmi’s incarnation of Padmavathi is the main deity here. Godess Padmavathi is manifested in Padmasarovaram, the temple tank, in the form of golden Lotus flower, on the day ‘Sukla Paksha Panchami’ during the local month of Kartheeka.

Some of the other temples inside the temple complex are Sri Sundararaja Swamy Temple which is believed to be built in the 16th century & Sri Krishna Swamy Temple, believed to be built in 1221 AD. On the opposite side of the Temple Tank of Padmavathi temple, there is another temple dedicated to Lord Suryanarayana.

How Do I Go to Padmavathi Temple?

The famous Padmavathi koil (koil in Tamil Language means temple) is situated at Tiruchanoor alias as Tiruchanur. This town is at a distance of 5 kilometers from Tirupathi town, the town on the foothills of the famous Tirumala Venkateswara Temple alias Tirupathi temple.

Tirupathi is well connect by roads to other parts of the country. ‘Tirupati railway station’ is the nearest railway station. ‘Renigunta Junction railway station’ is the nearest major railway junction, which is situated close to Tirupathi, at around 10 kilometers distance.

Tirupati Airport is the nearest airport to all these Temples, at 14 kilometers distance from Tirupathi town. Nearby international airports are at Chennai and Bangalore. Hyderabad, the capital of Telungana state is at a distance of around 550 kilometers away.

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