coverImage

Sri Jogulamba Bala Brahmeswara Swamy Temple

Mahbubnagar

Sri Jogulamba Bala Brahmeswara Swamy Temple Overview

Ranked 9 of 44 sightseeing in Mahbubnagar

Sri Jogulamba Bala Brahmeswara Swamy Temple is situated in Alampur, which is very close to Kurnool and is one of the oldest Nava Brahma temples. The Nava Brahma temples were constructed during the 7th century by the Badami Chalukyas. These temples are dedicated to Lord Shiva and visited by tourists especially during the celebration of Maha Shivratri.

Alampur is also the western gateway to Srisailam, which is one of the famous Jyotirlinga Shivastakam in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The other important gateways are Tripurantakam, Umamaheshwaram and Siddavatam that are known as eastern, northern and southern gateways, respectively. Alampur is also known for the confluence of Krishna and Tungabhadra rivers, which is called as Dakshina Kailasam.

The Nava Brahma temples include Swarga Brahma, Padma Brahma, Arka Brahma, Veera Brahma, Taraka Brahma, Bala Brahma, Garuda Brahma, Kumara Brahma and Viswa Brahma. As per the inscriptions on the walls of the Bala Brahma Temple, the temple is considered to be built in 702 AD. The Swarga Brahma Temple is known for the Chalukyan architectural style and the 8th century sculptures.

The Taraka Brahma Temple does not have an idol in the main sanctum and is also partly in ruins. Visitors can see a Shivalinga made of stone in the Viswa Brahma temple. The 9th century Suryanarayana temple and the Narasimha temple built during the reign of Krishna Deva Raya are also prominent attractions in Alampur.
 

Planning Mahbubnagar trip?

Know cost before you go!

Timing, fees and more

info

Other Details

Famous for:
Places of Worship
Entry:
free