Tirumala, the ancient Vaishnava temple, famous in
legend and history abounds in many sacred spots in and around the temple town.
It is said that even a stone or a lump of white clay of this Punyabhumi is
embodying the divine symbol of Chakra, the potent disc of Lord Mahavishnu as
evidenced by the circular marks when cut up into two, thereby raising its status
to the most worshipful saligrama. There are several lakes, small shrines and
huge boulders deserving ardent veneration. Legends have glorified this kshetra
associating it with lives of like Dwaraka mahamuni Realising its abundant
spiritual potentialities; a leading purohit of the town, renovated a small
temple dedicated to a grama devata called Vengalamma after his retirement. And
chose to revive the drooping faith in village deities in a spectacular way.
Hence almost all the visitors pay homage to this mighty goddess who grants boons
liberally if pure devotion expressed. It is small but simple temple enshrining
the Mother a kalpadruma-wish-yielding tree. Regular agamic puja is offered with
It is 12 km off Bhimadolu station on the Waltair-Vijayawada broad guage line and
accessible by bus from Elluru, Tadepalligudem etc.