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Address: Srikalahasthi Temple, Srikalahasti 517644, India
Phone Number: 08578222271
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Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami temple is an ancient Shiva temple located in Srikalahasti Town of Chitoor dist. Also know as 'Dakshina Kailasam' (The abode of Lord Shiva in the South... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Hyderabad, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015 NEW

Had Darshan for 3 days and had done Rahu-kethu Poja of 750/- and still i want to make darshan.... i feel i had been blessed by sri Vayulingeshwara swamy, Sri Gnana prasunamba matha, sri dakshina murthy swamy, Sri pathala ganesha swamy, chenguleshwara swamy (subramynaya swamy).... its called Dakshina Kilasamm.... one who visits this place lord shiva will be there for... More 

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

This is an old temple of Lord Shiva, famous for vayu linga. The temple is very beautiful with its interior of ancient times,,huge premises, pillars and etc. We had a great time in the temple by participating in jhanki of Lord Shiva. One can even buy darshan ticket here at INR 20 and Prasad from another counter. A must visit... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami temple is an ancient Shiva temple located in Srikalahasti Town of Chitoor dist. Also know as 'Dakshina Kailasam' (The abode of Lord Shiva in the South), people visit to perform the Kala Sarpa Rahu Kethu Dosha pooja. You will have to check in your cameras, mobiles, foot wear & bags at a counter for a nominal charge... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

Please don't hesitate to buy 200 rupee ticket as u don't get to see the deity otherwise The whole place is very hot and. Ot ventilated , pl wear light clothes to breath Devotees with 200 rs ticket only are allowed near to deity and u cannot see the deity from far and not worth and satisfied praying from far

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Bangalore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

Good place with various idols within the temple. Too many queues confuses a traveller, need clarity on what those queues are for. People close to the temple and near the entrance were not friendly and had a rough way of handling querries with ladies, this needs to improve.

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Bhubaneswar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami temple is an ancient Shiva temple located in Srikalahasti Town of Chitoor dist. Also know as 'Dakshina Kailasam' (The abode of Lord Shiva in the South), people visit this temple from Pan India for performing the Kala Sarpa Rahu Ketu Dosha puja. If you are travelling by bus (from Chennai or Bengaluru), it is likely that you... More 

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Sikkim, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Directions: basic signage of the entrances, footwear, stalls for tickets, seva details are there but chaotic, contradictory and confusing. Service: EO's office is taken over by touts, intermediaries and so called officers who seem to be bestowing more diving grace than the Almighty in Sanctum itself( atleast wants you to experience by virtue of their disposition to get Rs.200-300 VIP... More 

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Pune
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The Temple architecture is very beautiful and fantastic. It is located approximately 40 kms from Tirumala. By road it takes 30-40 mins to reach. The temple is open whole day from early morning to evening. One can perform the Rahu-Khetu pooja here. Special darshan is available for Rs.50 and The Rahu Kethu poojas are done every hour and can have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We drove down from Chennai via NH5 to Sri kalahasthi,the famous sivan temple where lord Siva is in vaayu swaroopam.It took us 3 hrs and the drive was good. We opted for the brake darshan ticket 200 Rs and not much of que. In the same temple you have paathala Ganapathy temple which is 30 ft underground.must visit temple

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

kalahastheswarasamy temple in kalahasthi is ragu,kedhu sthalam.doshsams by ragu and kedhu goes out by doing poojas here. every day thousands of males and females took part in this pooja and get rid off from their dosams.one of the panja boodha sthalam.the architecture of pillars,stonr idols are amazing.swarnamuhi river in the side of temple is theertham for this temple.

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