Jogulamba (Goddess Durga) Temple, Alampur

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One of the Shaktipeethas of Goddess Sati. A well-known Hindu temple in the region.

According to the legend, Oordhva Danta Pankti (upper Jaw with tooth) of Goddess Sati believed to have fallen here.

The present temple is only seven years old in existence. The old and the original temple was destroyed by the Bahamani Sulthans of Deccan in the 14th century. The Archaeological Survey of India did a marvelous job in re-creating the original temple in the same spot.

It is said, the Ashram (hermit) of Maharshi Jamadagni (Father of Lord Parasuram) was at Alampur. He and his wife Renuka Devi used to worship Goddess Jogulamba.

The temple is close to the famous Navabrahma temple complex of Lord Shiva.

It is on the banks of river Tungabhadra, close to the confluence of river Krishna and River Tungabhadra, two great rivers of the region.

Alampur is about 15 kilometers from Kurnool and it is known as the Western gateway to the Mallikarjuna temple, one of the 12 Jyothirlilnga temples of Lord Shiva, at Sri Sailam.

A must visit to temple lovers while in Andrapradesh.


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