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Vijayawada Kanaka Durga Temple Timings – History

About Vijayawada Durgamma Temple:

Kanaka Durga TempleKanakadurgamma Temple is located on the banks of Krishna River, Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh India. The shrine of Sri Kanakadurga is a self-manifested. Kanaka Durga is Swayambu, so the shrine is very much powerful in India. Indhrakeeladri Kanakadurga temple is one of the biggest temples in Andhra Pradesh, India and also second biggest temple in Andhra Pradesh. The shrine is very well known as Vijayawada Kanaka Durgamma Temple. Shrine called with many names they are Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam, Bezawada kanaka Durga, Vijayawada Kanaka Durga Temple, Durga Temple Vijayawada, Durgamma Temple, Kanaka Durgamma Temple, Durga, Maa Durga, Vijayawada Temple, Mahisharumardini. Devotees called and treat Kanakadurga (Durgamma) as per their wish.

Sri Durga Malleswara Swamy Varla Devasthanam was one of the important shrines for the believers. As per Kaalika Purana, Durga sapthashati and other Vedic literature have mentioned about Goddess Kanaka Durga and also describe clearly about Durgamma and her self-manifested (Swayambu) in Indrakeeladri.

History of Kanaka Durga Temple:

In Krithayuga, goddess Kanaka Durga has killed the demon king Mahishasura who was a cruel demon king for the world. Durgamma shined on the mountain of keela with 8 arms and she appeared as MAHISHASURA MARDHINI as per she had provided a boon to Mountain. On this keela, Kanaka Durgamma had been appeared like glowing with numerous lights of suns and also with golden colors. At that moment, Indra and all the gods praised the Durgamma name as KANAKA DURGA and chanting this name with devotion. Since that, all the gods and devotees are worshipping her daily. As per killing the demons, Kanaka Durgamma made Keela mountain her abode permanently. She killed the Mahishasura Demon and save all the people of bezawada from the cruel demon king. After this success, that is how the place got its new name VIJAYAWADA.

While chanting her name, she was bedecked in bright lights and shining jewelry, the Durgamma icon was nearly 4 foot high. Kanaka durgamma has appeared with 8 arms, each hand holding a very powerful weapon in a standing posture while killing the Mahishasura Evil. Kanaka Durga Temple is the holy place of Malleswara Swamy on the Indrakeeladri mountain. This is the temple which was constructed by the ARJUNA which is connected by ghats road and also by steps. Arjuna got the pasupatha astra at this place, for lord shiva after his penance.

Kanaka Durga Temple

Sri kanaka Durga Devi Temple is situated in the heart of the Vijayawada. From the Vijayawada Railway Station and Vijayawada Bus stand, the temple is only 10 minutes drive. From Vijayawada Airport, Durgamma Temple is only 20 km’s distance. For every twenty minutes, Free temple buses are available at the bus stand and Railway station. One of the important festivals for Hindu’s is Dasara and it is celebrated every year. Every year a huge number of devotees attend the Vijayawada Kanaka Durgamma temple and take a holy dip in the River krishna. On Dussehra, Goddess Kanaka Durga Devi appeared in 10 avatar’s and bless all the devotees. Kanaka Durga Temple was very crowd during Dasara Festival days.

Vijayawada Kanaka Durgamma Temple Darshan’s Timings/ Durga Temple timings:

Type of Dharshanam: Dharma Dharshanam
Timing: 4:00AM to 5:45 PM, 6:15PM to 10:00 PM
Free / Cost: free
Number of Persons allowed (Remember: If it is free Type N/A here): ——–

Type of Dharshanam: Antaralayam Dharshanam
Timing: 5:00AM to 5:45 PM , 6:15 PM to 10:00 PM
Free / Cost: Rs: 300 /-
Number of Persons allowed (Remember: If it is free Type N/A here): One person.

Important Note:

In Antaralayam, every day at morning 4.00 TO 5.00 Kadgamalarchana pooja was performed, Entrance to Antaralayam closed.
12-00 Noon to 12-30 PM halt for Sri Ammavari Mahanivedana.
Every Day 6-00 PM to 6-30 PM halt for Sri Ammavari Pancha Harathulu Every Day 9-00 PM to 10-00 PM performed Sowbhagya Pradayini Pooja in Antaralayam.
Every Thursday 5-00 PM to 6-00 PM performed Swarnapushparchana pooja in Antarayalam. Antaralayam entrance be closed at this time.

Kanaka Durga Temple

Shri Malleswara Swamy Temple Timings:

Free Dharshanam of Malleswara swamy: Morning 4:00AM to 6:30 PM, 6:45 PM to 10:00 PM
Sri Malleswara Swamy Abhisekam – 5:00 AM to 11-30 AM
Sri Malleswara Swamy Vari Pancha Harathulu – Every Day 6-30 PM to 6-45 PM halt.

Vijayawada is the famous place of Andhra thus three crucial and ancient templs, In that list Vijayawada Kanaka Durgamma temple is one of the sacred and powerful one. even now, large number of pilgrims are being attracting.


Saswatha Annadana Scheme pathakam has started permanently, based on the holy idea, Devasthanam has started this scheme. Devotees may pay Rs: 5,116/-, devotees can give amount under the scheme Annadhan Mahayagna. In the dining hall of Anndhanam, permanent donars names will be placed. On that particular donation day, Donars can get a facility about entry into Kanaka Durgamma Temple and also other temples at Indrakeeladri.

Kanaka Durga Temple

Durga Temple Puja’s:

Sahasranamarchana (One Day) 100.00
Ashtotharanamarchana(One day)              50.00
Sri Malleswara Swamy varla Rudrabishekam(One Day) 20.00
Sahasranamarchana for 52 Fridays           5,200.00
Ashtotharanamarchana for 52 Fridays 2,600.00
Sri Malleswara Swamy varla Rudrabishekam(52 Mondays) 1,040.00
Chandi Homam(Every Day)             516.00
Laksha Kumkumarchana (One Day)           1,000.00
Santhi Kalyanam(One Day) 500.00
Srichakra Navavarnacharna 516.00
Poojas will be performed at Srivalli Deva Sametha
Sri Subrahmanyeswara Swamy varla Upalayam

a) Sarpadosha Nivarana

b) Sahasra Namarchana

c) Ashtotram




Sri Ammavari Anthralaya Dharsanam on Q line for one person (52 Fridays) 1,000.00
Pallakiseva           516.00
Kadgamala Pooja (Antaralayam)          5,116.00
Gomata Pooja 21.00
Uyyala Seva 516.00
Pancha Haratulu 200.00
Swarna Puspa Pooja (Every Thursday) 2,500.00


Sahasranamarchana to Sri Kanaka Durga Ammavaru 52 Fridays – 52,000.00
Ashtoranamarchana to Sri kanaka Durga Ammavaru 52 Fridays – 26,000.00
Sri Malleswara Swamy Abhishekam 52 Mondays – 10,400.00
Sahasranamarchana to Sri kanaka Durga Ammavaru on any day in a year – 1000.00
Ashtotharanamarchana to Sri kanaka Durga Ammavaru on any day in a year – 500.00
Pallaki Seva(Once Year) – 12,000.00
Saswatha Santhi Kalyanam 5,000.00
Saswatha Laksha Kumkumarchana  10,000.00
Saswatha Srichakranava Varnarchana – 6,000.00
Puja will be performed at Sri Valli Deva Sametha Sri Subrahmanyeswara Upalayam

a) Saswatha Sarpadosha Nivarana –

Saswatha Annadanam for 8 members on one day in a year 1,116.00
Saswatha Annadanam for 35 members on one day in a year 5,116.00
Saswatha Annadanam for 70 members on one day in a year    10,000.00
One member on one day           50,000.00
Two member on one day            1,00,000.00


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