Peddamma Temple

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Peddamma temple
Geography
CountryIndia
StateTelangana
LocationJubilee Hills, Hyderabad
Architecture
ArchitectureSouth Indian
Entrance of peddamma temple

Peddamma temple is an Hindu temple located at Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad.[1][2] It is very famous during the festive season of Bonaalu.[3] [4]

Location[edit]

This temple is located at Road no.55 of Jubilee Hills, Telangana.

Etymology[edit]

Peddamma temple

The word "Peddamma", which consists of two separate words Pedda and Amma, literally mean 'Mother of Mothers' or "The Supreme Mother". She is one of the 11 forms of Village Deities and is known as The Supreme most.

The Temple is a must-visit during the Bonaalu festival which occurs during June–July every year. People offer their prayers and sacrifices to The Mother round the year, and The Mother is known to shower her blessings on each and every devotee who offers her prayers.

The two mega events of this goddess namely Mahotsavam and Rathotsavam will be celebrated in February.

Deities in temple[edit]

Peddamma temple - Hyderabad

Peddamma temple has couple of small temples beside the main temple.

One is Lakshmi, Ganapati and Saraswathi temple and other is Naga Devatha temple

Devotees can offer only coconuts to Goddess, there are plenty of shops selling coconuts inside the temple

After entering into the temple, there is a place where coins are placed vertically and make a wish.

Devotees believe that their wish will be fulfilled if they place the coin vertically

Timings[edit]

Timings of Peddamma temple are from 6 to 1 in the morning and 3 to 8 in the evening on Monday to Saturday

On Sundays temple opens from 6 to 8:30

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.hindu.com/2007/09/05/stories/2007090562150500.htm
  2. ^ http://www.hindu.com/2006/01/31/stories/2006013113200200.htm
  3. ^ http://www.hindu.com/2009/07/13/stories/2009071358090300.htm
  4. ^ "Peddamma Temple Timings".