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Prasanna Venkateswara Temple, Appalayagunta

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Country  India
Consort  Padmavati
District  Chittoor district
Primary deity  Venkateswara
State  Andhra Pradesh
Number of temples  4
Architectural style  Dravidian architecture
Locale  Appalayagunta, Tirupati
Prasanna Venkateswara Temple, Appalayagunta
Proper name  Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy vaari Alayam
Telugu alphabet  శ్రీ ప్రసన్న వెంకటేశ్వర స్వామి వారి ఆలయం
Direction and posture  Standing and facing east with right hand in Abhaya posture and left hand in Kati posture.
Address  Appalayagunta, Andhra Pradesh 517551
Similar  Kalyana Venkateswara Temple, Kodandarama Temple - Vontimitta, Govindaraja Temple - Tirupati, Kapila Theertham, Padmavathi Temple - Tiruchanur

Sri Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy Temple is a vaishnavite temple located at Appalayagunta which is 16 km from Tirupati in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh, India. The temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, referred to as Prasanna Venkateswara. Unlike other typical Venkateswara temples the presiding deity has its right hand in Abhaya posture.

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History

The temple was constructed in 1232 AD by King of Karvetinagaram, Sri Venkata Perumalaraju Brahmadeva Maharaj.

Administration

The temple is being administered by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams since 1988.

References

Prasanna Venkateswara Temple, Appalayagunta Wikipedia


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