Sri Venkateswara Swamy Sametha Padmavathi Devi Temple, Kaligiri
About The Temple:
About Sri Venkateswara Swamy Sametha Padmavathi Devi
The idol of Sri Venkateswara Swamy Sametha Padmavathi Devi has been installed and is of 200 years old ancient temple situated on the hill named Kaligiri at about 12 Kms from Chittoor Town on the way to Kadapa.
rayalavaru There are three historical says about this temple. One can witness a small rare precious stone which belongs to Lord Venkateswara Swamy Idol at Thirumala. It will be in the form of thilaka shape. The precious stone is placed on the foot of the Lord. It’ is believed that the stone was brought here by some Devathas (Angels).
The second say is that Lord Venkateswara Swamy along with Goddess Padmavathi Devi visited and stayed at this place for a while during their journey to Thirumala. There is an ancient pond beside the temple. Near the pond a huge foot impression is there on a rock it is nearly 3 feet long.
Many Devotees donated cows to the Temple Devasthanam. The cows stays at night near the temple and goes out for gaze in the morning with out any guidance of any cowherd. This is happening since from years.