Sri Vidya Saraswathi Shaneeshwara Temple in Siddipet District of Telangana State

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Sri Vidya Saraswathi Shaneeshwara Temple in Siddipet District of Telangana State: The Saraswati Temple in Telangana is the second most famous Saraswati temple after Basara. It is on a hilltop in the village of Wargal in the district of Siddipet. The Aksharaabyasa for children is what makes this temple popular. It is one of the places where people go to pray near Siddipet and Hyderabad.

The Wargal Saraswati Temple is one of the few temples in Telangana dedicated to the Goddess Saraswati. It was built by Sri Yamavaram Chandrashekhara Sharma and is called the Sri Vidya Saraswati Temple. In 1989, the first stone was laid down for the building. Sri Vidya Nrusinha Bharati Swamy started building the images of Sri Vidya Saraswathi Devi and Lord Shani in 1992. Now, Kanchi Mutt takes care of it.


Sri Vidya Saraswathi Shaneeshwara Temple

Sri Vidya Saraswathi Shaneeshwara Temple


Goddess Saraswati Devi is honoured at the Wargal Temple. The garbhagriha is on a level that is almost the same as the third floor. The Goddess is seen wearing a saree and lots of jewels and flowers in all her glory. In front of the temple is a beautiful Goddess statue standing about 10 feet tall.

There are temples for Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi, Lord Shanishwara, and Lord Shiva. Here, there are two Vaishnava Temples that are almost in ruins. People say these two Vaishnava Temples were built when the Kakatiyas were in charge. There is also a significant victory pillar close by. It stands about 30 feet tall and is topped by images of Lord Rama, Goddess Sita, Lord Lakshmana, and Goddess Lakshmi. Many people learn Vedas at the Veda Paathashaala, part of the temple.

Before their children begin their first year of school, many families take them to this temple for their Aksharaabyasam. All followers get free meals on the temple grounds, called Nitya Annadanam.

In this temple, the festivals of Vasantha Panchami, Navratri Mahaotsavams, and Shani Tryodasi are performed in a big way. The best day to worship Saraswati Devi is on Moola Nakshatram, also called the "Birth star of Goddess Saraswati." On this day, the temple holds essential ceremonies.

On Vasantha Panchami, which is in January or February, thousands of families bring their children to the Aksharabhyasa, which is attended by about 25,000 to 30,000 people. During Vasantha Panchami, Darshan usually takes 2 to 3 hours, and Aksharabhyasa could take at least an extra hour.

How to Reach Sri Vidya Saraswathi Shaneeshwara Temple

By Air:
 
There is no airport in the district of Siddipet. The 97 km away rajiv gandhi international airport is the closest airport. 

By Road:
 
61 kilometres away from Siddipet. Many Transport Facilities are available to reach these places. 

By Train:
 
The nearest Railway station is at Akkannapet, which is 66 km away.

 

Sri Vidya Saraswathi Shaneeshwara Temple in Siddipet District

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