History of Vemulawada Temple
named as Raja Rajeshwara Swamy in this place.from pandava’s second person bhima had installed lord shiva statue here.this is well knowned as bhimeshwara temple.the poet bhimana is belonged to Vemulawada. Popularly known as Dakshana Kashi (Benaras of South India) the temple attracts lakhs of devotees from all over the country. The Sri Raja Rajeshwara Swamy Temple
is a fine example of communal harmony where both Hindus and Muslims offer obeisance to Lord Siva and Allah. The temple at Vemulawada is next only to Tirupati in terms of its revenues. The temple contributes Rs. 8 lakhs anually to the gram Panchayat for developmental activities in the pilgrim town. Special arrangements are made for the pilgrims during the festival. Several cultural and social activities are also organised by the authorities.. Besides, the temple also offers donations for other small temples. On the Sivaratri day, a record three to four lakh pilgrims throng the
sacred temple at Vemulawada. Special poojas and darshans are held to mark the festivity. Mahalingarchana is performed by about hundred archakas. At midnight Ekadasa Rudrabhishekham is performed to the deity. The temple is brightly illuminated in the night, presenting an aesthetic look.
Places to be seen in Vemulawada
Along with Main temple Raja Rajeshwara Swamy , hanuman temple,ramalayam,
adishashuvuu slept on vishnu temple
are places to be seen.here beside the main temple there is also dargha.this denotes relationship between hindus
and muslims.here bhimeshwar temple leads to beauty,peacefull ness. Free boarding and lodging is provided to the students.
Importance of Vemulawada Temple
At midnight Ekadasa Rudrabhishekham
is performed to the deity.