Divine Destinations

Jamalapuram

Jamalapuram is a small village situated close to Yerrupalem town of Khammam district, Telangana, India. The village has an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Venkateswara. Here Lord Venkateswara is manifested in the form of Swayam Bhoo. The temple also boasts of Padmavathi Ammavari Temple, Sivalayam, Ganesh Temple, Anjaneya Swamy temple, Sri Alivelu Amma vari Temple and Ayyappa Swamy Temple. The temple’s location amidst pleasant weather surrounded by lush green hills is an added attraction.

The temple was renovated by Vijayanagara Emperor Sri Krishna Devarayalu and is also called Khammam Chinna Tirupathi. This place also consists of the historical Suchi Gutta where it is believed that Jabali Maharshi earned Lord Venkateswara‘s blessings after penance. These days it is also called Telangana Chinna Tirupathi. The temple is situated at distance of 80 km from the district headquarters of Khammam while tourists coming from Vijawayda need to travel 141 kilometers. An ancient temple in a pleasant environment is one factor that has made the temple popular with tourists. The temple witnesses heavy flux of pilgrims during auspicious occasions and festivals.