Ashta Lakshmi Temple, Hyderabad

Ashta Lakshmi Temple

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Ashta Lakshmi Temple
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About Ashta Lakshmi Temple

    • Not Allowed: Pets
    • Timings - Opening & Closing: Monday - Friday: 6.00 AM - 9.00 AM , Saturday: 6.00 AM - 9.00 AM , Sunday: 6.00 AM - 1.00 PM , Public Holidays: 6.00 AM - 9.00 AM

Ashta Lakshmi Temple is a popular pilgrim destination located on the suburbs of Hyderabad, at a distance of 12 km from Nampally. Ashta Lakshmi Temple of Hyderabad is one of the two Ashta Lakshmi temples in India, the other one being in Chennai.

Ashta Lakshmi Temple is dedicated to eight forms of Sri Lakshmi who are the symbols of power, wealth and health. Ashta Lakshmi Temple of Hyderabad is significant for its unique idols of Goddess Lakshmi, which are made of sand and cement. The idols were consecrated by Sri Jayendra Saraswati Swami, the Sankaracharya of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, in the year 1996.

The idols of Lakshmi in 8 different postures are installed in the chief gopuram of the temple. Santaana Lakshmi, Gaja Lakshmi, Dhana Lakshmi, Dhaanya Lakshmi, Vijaya Lakshmi, Dhairya Lakshmi, Adi Lakshmi and Vidya Lakshmi are the eight manifestations of Goddess Lakshmi.

There are minor shrines dedicated to Lord Narayana, Lord Ganapathi and Lord Garuda inside the chief gopuram.  All the idols inside the chief gopuram are decorated with jewels made of gold and pearl.  The idols of minor deities are installed in the outer Mahagopuram of the temple.

Pilgrims flock together at Ashta Lakshmi Temple during Varalaxmi Puja and Diwali to offer special prayers.

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  • Best Time:  During Day
  • Length of visit:  Below 1hr
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3 traveller reviews for Ashta Lakshmi Temple

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Rahul Jain
  • Rahul Jain
  • 2 Reviews

"Diwali mid-night is auspicious here"

  • 6.50/7
  • Posted Aug 13, 2014
I have visited this temple many times and every Diwali, my visit at midnight is must with family. Must visit place for everyone. There will be a long queue but it is worth to check your patience.
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Rajendra ahuja
  • Rajendra ahuja
  • 2 Reviews

"Clean and fresh ambiance of the Temple"

  • 4.00/7
  • Posted Jul 23, 2014
It is better visiting temples which are clean and have a good ambiance. I will suggest not to carry heavy baggage. Always travel light and carry your own light snacks.
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Nishitha K n
  • Nishitha K n
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  • Lives in Mysore
  • 523 Reviews

"Beautiful architecture"

  • 4.50/7
  • Posted Apr 21, 2014
Ashta lakshmi temple is a temple of goddess Ashtalakhmi. The design and beautiful architecture are really nice. It's open only from 6.00 am to 1.00 pm and 5.00 pm to 9.00 pm. So best time to visit is at early morning.
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