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Sri Kalahasteeswara Swami Temple

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Address: Srikalahasthi Temple, Srikalahasti 517644, India
Phone Number: 08578222271
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It is a holy town in Chittoor. It is one of the ancient Shiva Temples of Southern India. It was originally built during Pallava period and is famous for its Vayu lingam. It has... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is a holy town in Chittoor. It is one of the ancient Shiva Temples of Southern India. It was originally built during Pallava period and is famous for its Vayu lingam. It has many stories connected to it: 1. It is where Kannappa was ready to offer both his eyes to cover blood flowing from the Siva linga before... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Nice place to visit I came from turumala hills in morning then catches bus from rtc stand for kalhasti visited temple and went back to tirupati

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited this temple very recently with family and performed the Rahu kala pooja. It was very well organized, despite the huge crowd. The temple is very huge, yet it is maintained very clean. Avoid Rahu kala pooja on sundays at it tends to be too crowded.

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Vadodara, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very powerful temple. Felt blessed by performing Rahu Ketu pooja. Very supportive guide and Pundits. Nicely maintained temple.

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Mumbai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

According to Hindu philosophy, the universe is made of 5 tatvas or constituents. There are five Shiva temples dedicated to these five tatvas - fire (agni), water (jal), earth (prithvi) , air (vayu) and ether (vacuum - akash). Srikalahasti is one of these five - vayu or air. It is an ancient temple dating back to the chola period, but... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is great temple to do the Rahu Ketu Pooja, but there are too much con man in this temple and will ask to pay for unessary thing, my family got con almost Rp6000 just to perform the pooja and later we got to know the ticket is only Rp750, if you visiting this temple please do not ask anyone... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Srikalahasti is one of the most auspicious venues for performing the rituals of Kalsarpa dosha, Naga dosha, Pitri dosha. I have visited recently , so writing a detailed review of my experience. The place is situated in the rail route of Chennai-Tirupati and Vijayawada -Renigunta/Tirupati. So you can come to any of the places by train or change get a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Temples is very old. And very powerful god. People from different states visit here to do pooja of Rahu n Ketu.. Temple maintenance is not that Good. Still neeed to improve..

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016

- This is a temple of Lord shiva, located about 40km from the Tirupati - Beautiful temple from the interiors. The architecture is worth admiring. - Mobile phones aren't allowed inside the main temple. A counter is available to deposit the mobile phones (or any electronic gadgets). Cost Rs. 5/- per gadget. - Car parking fee is Rs. 50/- -... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016 via mobile

Wonderful temple of Lord Shiva in known as Vaayu Linga. This is famous for the Raahu Ketu pooja to get rid of Dosha. We can do the pooja in different denominations of money depending on the location. Inside the main temple it costs Rs.2500 and all necessary things are supplied by the temple authorities followed by Darshanam.

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