Saturday, October 14, 2017

Kalahasteeswara Swamy Temple, Sri Kalahasthi – Useful Information

Kalahasteeswara Swamy Temple, Sri Kalahasthi – Useful Information
The temple can give you lot of benefits in your personal life only if you pray with a pure heart and 100% faith and devotion.
Kalasarpa Dosha pooja has brought lot of warring couples together.
Light a lamp in front of the Goddess every Tuesday and Friday evening and experience the positive effects in your life.
The temple premises have a bathroom and toilet – that is clean and well maintained. So those on a short trip can have a bath here and then proceed to the temple.
Do perform the pooja of Shani Bhagwan inside the temple.
The pathala Vinayaka temple located underground within the premises is a wonderful temple. The Lord Ganesha here is very powerful and if you notice, his face (especially eyes) is very like an elephant. Those who are obese are advised not to venture out, others can try. It is an experience worth it.
Do not miss the frame of Lord Dhakshinamoorthy after the darshan is over. This Lord is very powerful for those who are looking for a job or for aiming to improve their career prospects.
When you walk around the temple, you will find lot of inscriptions and understand the rich cultural heritage of South India.
The idols of 63 Nayanmars within the temple is a treatise to watch.
After the darshan, when you come out of the temple, you can buy the lamp and ghee near the entrance and light the lamp there itself.
Homemade buttermilk is what you can have after the darshan.
Milk for Abhisheka is also available in the temple at a price.
Srikalahasthi has got good eateries now unlike the 70’s and 80’s but most of us who come from Tirupathi prefer to go back to Tirupathi and have lunch/dinner there.
The darshan of Lord Shiva (Sri Kalahasteeswarar and Lord Parvathi (Gnanaparasunambikai Devi)) is an experience only those who have a spiritual bent of mind can enjoy and relish. Months after the darshan you will still experience the bliss.
Shops in and around the place do charge a premium, but you can negotiate.
Leave your chappals and slippers in the vehicle itself.
Srikalahasthi is a blissful place which will keep on beckoning you forever.
If you perform the Kala Sarpa Dosha pooja, you are advised to directly return home after the pooja to benefit from the positive vibrations that result from the pooja.
In the end, what matters is faith. So, visit the place with an open frame of mind and be ready to soak in the spiritual experience.