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Temples of Hyderabad District
Temples of Hyderabad District covers the temples like Birla Mandir Shyam Temple, Chilkur Balaji Temple, Chennakeshava Swamy Temple, Karmanghat Hanuman Temple, Kesari Hanuman Temple, Parsi Fire Temple, Peddamma Temple and many other temples.
 
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 Temples of Hyderabad DistrictTemples of Hyderabad District in Telangana State are especially dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lakshmi Narasimha Swami and Lord Venkateswara respectively. Hyderabad is a land of temples. A famous land of the devotees from all over India visit Hyderabad to see the temples, mosques and churches.

Visweswaraalayam Temple
This temple is mentioned in the sthalapuranas as Bimbavathipura, Somasekharapura, and Vyakhyanagara etc. This is located near a holy well Kasibugga. This water is called apara Gangajala and the Sivalinga, apara Kasi Visweswara linga. Hence this place is named Dakshinakasi. Many ponds are found here and so it is called Kolanupaka. The linga is self- manifested and is called Kotilinga. It is four and a half feet in height, and four feet in circumference. It is adorned with thousand of small lingas carved around it forming a chain. This linga is mentioned in the puranas appeared as a gold linga in Kritayuga, silver in Treta Yuga, copper in Dwapara yuga and granite in Kaliyuga. This temple was built by King Kumara Someswara of Kalyani Chalukya dynasty. The temple is at Kolanupaka, 25 km off Bhuvanagiri.

Yadagiri Gutta Temple
Yadagiri Gutta temple enshrines Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swami as the central deity. Festival: The annual Brahmautsava is conducted with great extravagance. The temple fair is held between the months of March - April.

Birla Mandir
A modern temple built in white marble on a hill. It was consecrated in 1976. The architecture of the temple is a mix of architectural styles. The Rajagopuram is found at the main entrance. The vimana towers over the main shrine and is called the Jagadananda vimanam and is built in the style of Oriya architecture while the tower over the consort shrine is built in the South Indian style. The brass flagstaff is 42 feet high. The granite image is 11 feet tall with a carved lotus as an umbrella over the image. Many marble carvings can be seen around. The mukha mandapam walls depict scenes from Indian mythology. There are shrines dedicated to Venkateswara Padmavathi and Andal.

Chilkur Balaji Temple
Temples of Hyderabad DistrictChilkur Balaji Temple is an ancient Hindu temple of Lord Balaji on the banks of Osman Sagar Lake near Hyderabad, the capital city of both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Chilkur Balaji Temple is 17 kilometers from Mehedipatnam. It is one of the oldest temples in Hyderabad built during the time of Madanna and Akkanna, the uncles of Bhakta Ramadas.

Karmanghat Hanuman Temple
Karmanghat Hanuman Temple is located at Karman Ghat, closer to Sagar Ring Road. It is a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. It is one of the oldest temples in the city of Hyderabad.

Akkanna Madanna Temple
Akkanna Madanna Temple is an ancient Hindu temple located in Hyderabad, Telangana. It is popular during the festival of Bonalu that is celebrated in the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. The temple is known for the ghatam procession during Bonalu Festival.

(Last Updated on : 30/10/2014)
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