Kanaka Durga Temple Vijayawada – Religious Tourism in India – Hindu Temple in Andhra Pradesh – Hindu Pilgrimage Destinations

Kanaka Durga Temple Vijayawada is renowned for the one of the most impressive idol of Goddess in standing position measuring about 4 feet in height. In this standing position Goddess Durga is overcoming and piercing Mahishasura with her trident. The massive idol appeared very spectacular as Goddess is holding her traditional weapons in all eight hands.
Kanaka Durga Temple Vijayawada, located on the top of Indrakiladri Hill is a destination of your spiritual journey in a location which can be termed only as the visual treat. Looking down from the temple site at the stunning views of the entire city is a matter of surprises or rather more correctly one of spellbinding experience of the life.
As the Kanaka Durga Temple is situated very close to Vijayawada Railway station and Bus stand so it is quite easy to reach here, adventure lovers can opt trekking the stairs to reach on hill top where as for the women and old age devotees. Motrable Ghat road is there.
Kanaka Durga Temple Vijayawada is a pilgrimage place of unequaled spiritual significance. According to Veda – the oldest knowledge books of human civilization, deity in the Kanaka durga temple is regarded as Swayambhu or self-manifested.
History states that during the Mahabharat era, after the getting Pasupatha astra , Arjun has constructed this kanaka Durga Temple at the same place on hill.
Dashera is one of important festival celebrated at kanaka Durga Temple Vijayawada. During these ten days of festival idol of Goddess is decorated in symbolic way to representation of the 10 forms of triumph of good over evil. These ten forms are
- SRI SWARNA KAVACHALAKRUTA DURGA DEVI
- SRI BALA TRIPURA SUNDARI DEVI
- SRI ANNAPURNA DEVI
- SRI GAYATRI DEVI
- SRI LALITHA TRIPURA SUNDARI DEVI
- SRI SARASWATI DEVI
- SRI MAHA LAKSHMI DEVI
- SRI DURGA DEVI
- SRI MAHISHASURA MARDHINI DEVI
- SRI RAJA RAJESWARI DEVI
This may be noted that every year day’s form changes according to Thidis and nakshatrams of the day and in accordance with astrological star.


Vital Tourist Information : Kanka Durga Temple Vjayawada

Religion : Hindu


God / Deity : Goddess Durga


Festivals / Celebrations :
The most significant festivals of temple are Saraswati puja and Theppotsavam. Dasera & Navratra are also celebrated on the grand scales.


Construction Era : Mahabharat Era


Constructed by : Arjun [one among the Pandav princes]


City : Vijayawada


State : Andhra Pradesh [India]


Region : South India


Interesting Information :
Ten Forms in idol of Goddess is decorated are : SRI SWARNA KAVACHALAKRUTA DURGA DEVI - SRI BALA TRIPURA SUNDARI DEVI - SRI ANNAPURNA DEVI - SRI GAYATRI DEVI - SRI LALITHA TRIPURA SUNDARI DEVI - SRI SARASWATI DEVI - SRI MAHA LAKSHMI DEVI - SRI DURGA DEVI - SRI MAHISHASURA MARDHINI DEVI - SRI RAJA RAJESWARI DEVI


How To Reach : Kanka Durga Temple Vjayawada


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Vijayawada is important rail halt on the Delhi Chennai and Chennai Hawara train routes so adequate trains are there to access city by train journey from other cities of the country.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
Vijayawada falls on NH 5 and NH 9 so there are various bus routes available for reaching city by road travel. Buses ply on Vijayawada Hyderabad and other routes with good frequency.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Presently Vijayawada airport is non functional, Hyderabad is the nearest airport at the road journey of about 5 hours, but this is quite possible that by the time you read this information air travel to Vijayawada get functional status so please check with air travel authorities.