Peddamma Gudi

  • Destination: Hyderabad

Peddamma Gudi is located at Jubilee hills in Hyderabad. This temple is one of the important religious sites in Hyderabad which is dedicated to Goddess Durga, the epitome of strength and valour. Peddamma Talli in english means mother of mother or mother of the Universe, with other names called as Gauramma and Ammavaru. Peddamma Talli is one of forms of Godess Mahankali among her 11 forms.

People celebrate different festivals at Peddamma Gudi like Bonalu festival in the Ashadam month of Telangana, Hindu Calender in which women across the city carry an earthen pot with rice, jaggery, milk and curd, covered with neem leaves and decorated with haldi, kumkum and a diya on the top and make its offering to the Goddess, Rathotsavam on the auspicious occasion of Ratha Sapthami. Rath literally means chariot and thus in this 3 day annual festival, the deity is decorated with beautiful flowers and ornaments and the well-lit, beautiful chariot is taken around the temple complex, for the devotees to see. It is said that the wishes of the devotees who worship Goddess Peddamma come true, and thus devotees come in flocks, every year from all over the world.

Peddamma Thalli is offered special prayers on every Thursday which begin with “Abhishekam” at 3:00 am and are followed by a series of other prayers viz. Navagraha Homam,’ `Rudra,’ `Chandi Homam,’ `Dikpala Bhairava Baliharanam,’ `Purnahuti’ and `Annadanam’.

From the past 5 years this temple has become more famous and is like a festival in Peddamma Gudi every day because of the number of devotees are high. The temple being 150 year old Hyderabad was highlighted by constructing Rajagopuram in the year 1993 by the local leader P.Janardhan Reddy. This has become one of the tourist places of Hyderabad.

Distance to Peddamma Gudi:

12.5 Kilometres from Secunderabad Railway Station (30-35 min drive)
14 Kms from MGBS Bus Stop, Hyderabad ( 50-60 min drive)

Public Transport to Peddamma Gudi:

Buses from Secunderabad – 10H (direct bus), 5K-127P, 5T-127K Buses from MGBS Bus Stop, Hyderabad – 127K (direct bus)

Peddamma Gudi Temple Timings:

Weekdays – 6.00 AM to 1.00 PM and 3:00 PM to 8:00PM
Sundays – 6:00AM to 8:30PM

Nearby Tourist Attractions:

Shilparamam (Handicrafts village)
Hi-Tech City
KBR Park

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