About Us:కోదండ రామాలయం, G.MAMIDADA



Gollala Mamidada kshethram is also known as Konaseema Ayodhya. It is located in Peddapudi Mandal, East Godavari District. It is one of the famous and holy pilgrim centers of East Godavari District. It is also known as Gopurala Mamidada because of the famous Kodanda Rama Temple.
History:

The temple is located on the banks of the River Tulya bhaga . This place is also famous for mango trees. so it is known as Mamidi watika,later Mamidi wada then Mamidada(In Telugu Mango= Mamidi, Street=wada).As most of the yadavas used to stay in this place it became Gollala mamidada.
Temple Description:
The temple is also known as second bhadrachalam. It was constructed by Dwarampudi Subbi Reddy Garu and Ramireddy Garu in 5 Acres of land in 1889 with wooden Sita Rama . In 1934, March 24 the temple was renovated and the idols of Sita, Rama and Lakshmana were installed. The Lord Anjaneya idol was installed in 1967 July 1st. By 1946 the renovation was completed. In 1951 dwaja sthambham (flag pole) was made with cement, Katheru Rock, and iron. However it took some time to construct the temple Gopurams (Towers). The East Gopuram (Tower) was constructed in 1948 which is 160 feet height with 9 stories and 5 kalsams. At the entrance one can see Sri Sita Rama Sametha Lakshmana swamy carvings. The West gopuram was constructed in 1956 which is 210 feet height with 11 stories and 5 kalasams. On these gopurams, the main stages of the Ramayana, the Mahabharatham and the Bhagavatham are beautifully carved. It also symbolizes the Sanjeevani ghattam, sundara kanda and has Navagrahas and Parvathi parameswara idols. The unique feature of the temple is one can reach the last storey of the gopuram and can view the scenic beauty of the country side through steps.

In Garbhalayam one can see Anjaneya Sametha Sri Sita Rama Lakshmana. In 1975, near to west Gopuram (West Tower), combining the area between Pushpaka mandapam and Madhya mandapam, Addala Mandapam (Mirror Portico) was constructed .It is 120 feet length, 60 feet width and 18 feet height. In this portico one can view the various stages of the Ramayana. Sri Chakra Talvar sahita Utsava moorthis are there. In Rama Pushkarini chakra teertham is performed every year.
Other shrines in the temple:
Sri Bala Gajanana temple and Sri Dasanjaneya Swamy Temples are there.
Festivals Celebrated:

Daily tulasi Pooja is performed for Sri Rama and Kumkum archana is performed for Sitadevi.
Special Poojas and archanas are performed during festive days.
Every Thursdays and Sundays Sri Rama Vratham is performed
Tamalapaku archana and sindoora archanas are performed for Dasanjaneya
In Dhanurmasam, Sravana Masam, Karthika Masam Special poojas are performed.
In Chaitra Masam,Vasanthotsavam is performed.
On Sri Rama Navami,Sri Sitarama Kalyanotsavam is performed.
On Vikunta ekadasi uttara dwara darshanam is available.
On Ksheerabdi dwadasi - teppotsavam is performed for utsava moorthis.
On Hanuman Jayanthi Special Poojas are performed for Dasanjaneya. Next day gramotsava is performed for Hanuman.
Food and Accommodation:
No accommodation is available. One can opt for private hotels in Kakinada.
తూర్పు గోదావరి జిల్లా ద్వారంపూడి గ్రామం లో వెలసిన శ్రీ కోదండ రామాలయం ఎంతో ప్రసిద్ది చెందినది . ఇద్దరు బక్తులు తమ ఆస్తులు మొత్తం అమ్మేసి ఈ దేవాలయాన్ని ఎంతో అందంగా ,శిల్పతంకంగా నిర్మించారు . శ్రీ రామ నవమి ,హనుమద్ జయంతి కి ఇక్కడ ఉత్సవాలు ఘనంగా నిర్వహించాబడుతాయి

Location

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Golla Mamidada,20km from Kakinda, East Godavari District Pincode : 533247

Temple Timings

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06.00 am to 09:00 pm.

How to Reach

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From Rajahmundry: 58 min (38.0 km) via SH 40
From Kakinada: 47 min (25.0 km) via Kakinada - G. Mamidada Rd
From Amalapuram: 1 h 32 min (69.5 km) via NH214 and Dwarapudi - Yanam Rd
From Biccavolu : 4 km
How to reach:
By Roadways: Nearest Bus Complex is Kakinada. Public transport is available.
By Railways: Nearest Railways Station is Kakinada. The major railway station is Rajahmundry Railway Station.
By Airways: Nearest Airport is Rajahmundry Airport.

20 Km from Kakinada, 58 Km from Rajahmundry and 65 Km from Amalapuram (Via Kotipalli) Sevas/Utasavams

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