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About Kanaka Durga Temple

Kanaka Durga Temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga and is considered as self-manifested.It has a very interesting story one of the fact about this temple is people believe that in this temple Arjuna was honoured by lord shiva.Lord shiva gave Arjuna Pasupatha astra which was basically earned by him as he praised lord shiva on Indrakeeladri hill to have his blessings and punished himself for something wrong he did to Lord shiva.The temple has its significance as various of shiv leelas were performed here.The main source of attraction of this temple is the huge idol of Goddess Durga beautifully built with her eight hands shown holding different types of sprituous weapons.The temple has a very beautiful architecture and is built in Dravidian Style it has acquired a large area and as per the vedas at this place goddess Durga killed Mahishashura with her tridant or you can say trishul to free people from his evil.In the temple you can see the scriptures and paintings of various god and goddess and these attract tourists from different countries to visit and take the blessings of goddess Durga.Goddess Durga is a symbol of power, the statue of goddess durga is decorated with lights and fresh flowers it looks amazing when you see the lightings in the temple. The temple is kept clean and tidy by the people and many devotees do seva by serving the poor and needy in the temple.The Durga Festival and the Navratras are celebrated every year with lots of energy, song and music.The temple is very beautiful and is known for scenic view and amazing architecture.Since it is located at the bank of krishna river you can enjoy the view of the river and can even go there to feel the peace and purity of the place. Behind the temple there is green forest that adds charm to the beauty of the temple.Local people visit the temple daily to worship goddess durga. You will find local stalls outside the temple with fresh flowers and some local food for the devotees.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 1 hour
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Couple, Family
  • Not Allowed Footwear
  • Allowed Camera, Video

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