Sri Talupulamma Ammavari Devasthanam
Location : Talupulamma Lova
About The Temple :
Sri Talupulamma Ammavari Devasthamam is located 70 Km from Kakinada, 106 Km from Rajahmundry, 176 Km from Amalapuram (via Rajahmundry) and 8 km from Tuni.
Talupulamma Lova :
Sri Talupulamma Ammavari Devasthanam, Lova village, Tuni(m), East Godavari is located on Hillock between DARAKONDA and TEEGAKONDA at Lova village. Sri Talupulamma Ammavaru is famous village Goddess. The rituals in this Devasthanam are being preformed as per GRAMA DEVATHA AGAMA
The inception of Ammavaru is “SWAYAMBHU” according to the recitals, the great Agasthyamuni performed meditation at the hills, had the fruits and drinking water and titled to hills as DARAKONDA and TEEGAKONDA respectively. There is un-interrupted flow of water through DARAKONDA ever since, its inception.
The presiding deity is situated between DARAKONDA and TEEGAKONDA at a height of about 400ft from the ground level. The village is popularly called as TALUPULAMMA LOVA. The temple is situated about 6 Kms abutting NH5 and about 8 Km from Tuni Railway station. Historical Importance:- The presiding deity Sri Talupulamma Ammavaru has gained much importance through out the state and the practice in vogue is to prepare their food (Prasadam), have the prasadam and then leave the premises after worshipping the deity.
The Deity Talupulamma Lova:
Thousands of Devotees/ Pilgrims visiting the temple and worshipping the deity through out state on all days in general and on Sunday, Tuesday Wednesday and Thursday in particular. It is widely believed that the desires and aspirations of devotees will be fulfilled if they have darshan of Goddess Talupulamma. In fact, the location of the temple is very ideal where peaceful and beautiful atmosphere is prevailed here and every visitor enjoys the visit to the temple.
It is something like a tradition that devotees will arrive at the morning and disburses by evening. There is imperative need to construct Cottages/Choultries to improve water supply, transport and other amenities. This temple is included in the master plan to figure more developmental works for the convenience of the pilgrims besides existing structures.
The main festival of this Devasthanam will be celebrated in CHAITRA MASAM every year commencing from BAHULA VIDHIYA, TADHIYA (March/April) for a period of 15 days.
During AASHADA MASAM (June-July) large number of pilgrims will visit the temple and worship the presiding Ammavaru.