Bugga Ramalingeswara Swamy Temple, Andhra Pradesh

Bugga Ramalingeswara Swamy temple is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva who is present in the form of Ramalingeswara Swamy. This temple is located near the Tadipatri Railway Station in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, a state in India. The temple was built between the years 1490 and 1509 and is located beside the Penna River.

This temple is very unique as there is an underwater stream that passes through the temple. It is said that the water has never dried up disregarding what season it is and the Shivlinga in the temple is always surrounded by water. It is also said that the temple was built in the exact same spot where Sage or Guru Parasurama lived and performed meditation for years.

The Bugga Ramalingeswara Swamy temple was built with a variety of architecture style which includes Chalukyan, Vijaynagaram, and Chola architecture style. The temple was built by Ramalinga Naidu who was the Chieftain of the Vijayanagaram Kings. He built the temple in the 16th century along with sculptures, painting, and stone carving present in the temple.

The Bugga Ramalingeswara Swamy temple is really very famous amongst the tourists and devotees alike due to the fact that the scripture of Ramayan and Mahabharata are carved into the walls of the temple. These carvings include the stories and legends of Lord Shiva which are carved in detail. It is one of the most famous temples present in Andhra Pradesh apart from Tirupathi and millions of devotees and tourists keep visiting the temple throughout the year.


Bugga Ramalingeswara Swamy open at 06:00 AM to 01:30 PM and then from 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Aarti Timings

Aarti starts at 06:30 AM

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