Srisailam Jyotirlinga Temple


Dating back to the 10th century, this temple town is the best travel destination to go to with family. While the elders perform a pious parikrama at Mallikarjuna Swamy temple, the young adults can enjoy a forest safari ride in Srisailam Tiger reserve and can spot Indian tigers or other wild animals.

Why is Srisailam famous?

The temple at Srisailam is the ancient and sacred place of South India. The presiding deity of the place is Brahmaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy in natural stone formations in the shape of Lingam and is listed as one of the twelve Jyotirlingams existing in the country.

Can we touch lingam in Srisailam?

Srisailam Devasthanam

The Darshan which is available to those devotees who buy the tickets costing 500 INR per person is all about visiting the Mallikarjuna Swamy in his real Linga form and the devotees can be able to touch the Linga and worship in the nearest possible way.

How long does Srisailam darshan take?

On normal days, devotees with special tickets only are allowed to enter the sanctum sanctorum. Currently, the free Sparsha Darshan is taking between 4 and 5 hours.

Which jyotirlinga is in Srisailam?

the Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga
Where is the Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga located? The second jyotirlinga is in Sri Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Temple or Srisailam Temple in Andhra Pradesh. This temple is situated on a hilltop by the Krishna river.

Is one day enough for Srisailam?

Mallikarjuna Srisailam is a must-visit place for one and all.
Itinerary of One Day Srisailam Sightseeing Tour from Hyderabad.
S.No Sightseeing Place Recommended Duration
1 Bhramaramba Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple 150 minutes
2 Patala Ganga 60 minutes
3 Sakshi Ganapati temple 60 minutes
4 Paladhara Panchadara 90 minutes
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Which month is best for Srisailam?

Moderate rainfall is experienced by the region. Srisailam experience winters in the months of November to February. The temperature remains in the comfortable 14°C – 28°C during these months. These are the best months to visit Srisailam.

Can we go Srisailam in night?

however darshan can be taken in early morning or evening. 3. you may book vip darshan ticket either online or at the managing body office which is located just near the temple.

What should I wear in Srisailam?

For any special darshan/puja/events, generally pant and shirt is not allowed. For eg ; abhishekam of Srisailam linga : you have to wear dhoti/lungi and no shirt (only an upper cloth which is not stitched ) for gents and strictly saree for ladies. Generally you can buy these clothes from the nearby shops.

What we can buy in Srisailam?

Honey collected by many local tribes is one of the most popular things to buy in Srisailam. One can easily purchase it from Chenchu Lakshmi Tribal Museum. Is there any dress code for visiting temples in Srisailam?


Srisailam Bus Ticket Booking
Routes Popular Operators Price
Srisailam to Visakhapatnam bus 496 kms | 15 hr 45 mins (appx.) APSRTC ‚¹1043 onwards
Srisailam to MMTCC5950 bus 127 kms | 5 hr 15 mins (appx.) APSRTC ‚¹359 onwards
Srisailam to Guntur (Andhra Pradesh) bus 169 kms | 6 hr 26 mins (appx.) APSRTC ‚¹393 onwards
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