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Sri Kurumurthy Swamy temple is located 32 Kms from Gadwal Town. This temple is located on Kurupathi hill in Ammapur Village.Its is believed that this ancient temple was built 630 years ago.Kurumurthy Swamy Temple – Self Manifested Temple is known as Second Tirupathi

History

once Goddess Sri Lakshmidevi had the wish to send Lord Srinivasa to make his presence on hills to enable devotees to make prayers. Hence it is believed that Lord Srinivasa self-manifested himself on the hills of Kurupathi.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

Kurumurthy Temple is 32 Kms from Gadwal Town. Every day there are many public and private transport services run from Gadwal to Kurupathi hills where Kurumurthy Temple is located. It takes around 1 hour 20 min to reach Kurumurthy Temple from Gadwal Town. Wanaparthy and Mahabubnagar towns are nearby to Kurumurthy Temple. Daily state transport buses are available to Kurupathi from these towns.

The nearest railway station is Gadwal Railway Station is located on the Mahabubnagar-Kurnool railway line.One can get down at Gadwal Railway Station and catch a bus to Kurumurthy Temple.

By Air

The Nearest Airport is Shamshabad Airport in Hyderabad which is 141 Kms far.

Sculpture

The entrance of the temple has a huge Gopuram which is at the entrance of the hill. Once after entering pilgrims can take steps or by road vehicles can also pass. There is around 200 steps to reach the temple. Some of the Interesting facts are: Till a few years back the temple was like a cave. One has to crawl to the almighty. But now it is been reconstructed for the welfare of pilgrims. Kurumurthy is also known as second Tirupati.

Before seeing the presiding deity, Pilgrims can see Lord Anjaneya and Lord Chennakesava on the way. Uddala Mandapa is the place where chappals were made by people of Vaddeman village are kept. It is said that every year, after Diwali, a festival takes place where the new pair of chappals is presented to the Lord. The shoemaker in the village would prepare it with great devotion. Without having food and surviving only on milk for three days he makes it for Lord Srinivasa. A festival is held while presenting it to the Lord. A happy procession takes place while presenting it to the lord. Pilgrims can visit this place to witness the joy and celebration of people.

Map

Sri Kurumurthy Swamy Temple Kurupathi Ammapur

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Timings and Events
Events

Annual Brahmostavam (Kurumurthy Jathara) is conducted during Diwali every year.

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