Kodandarama Temple, Tirupati
|Sri Kodandarama Swamy Temple|
|Deity||Sri Kodandarama, Sita|
|Festivals||Sri Rama Navami, Brahmotsavams|
|Governing body||Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams|
|Architectural type||Dravidian architecture|
|Direction of façade||Standing and Facing west|
Sri Kodandaramaswamy Temple is one of the famous temples, after Tirumala Venkateswara Temple, in the holy city of Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Rama an incarnation of Vishnu along with Sita and Lakshmana. The temple also has a sub-shrine for Anjaneya the mount of Lord Sri Rama.
It was built by a Cholas during the tenth century AD.
The present day temple is organised by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams board.
Rama Navami is celebrated with major grandeur at this temple which includes Hanumantha Vahana Seva in connection with Sri Rama Navami day, followed by Sri Sita Rama Kalyanam on Dasami and Sri Rama Pattabhisheka Mahotsavam on Ekadasi. The nine-day annual brahmotsavams celebrated every year which falls between March and April is another biggest event in the temple. The Annual three-day Teppotsavams(Float festival) will be celebrated during April at the temple where the processional deity of Sri Rama along with Sita and Lakshmana will taken over a float in Sri Ramachandra Pushkarini.
- "Lord Sri Kodanda Rama Swamy Temple in Tirupati and Sri Pattabhiramalayam Temple at Valmikipuram Gear up for Annual Mega Fete-special Story". Tirumala Tirupati Devastanams. Retrieved 12 May 2015.
- "www.tirumala.org". Archived from the original on 21 July 2013.