Surendrapuri is a religious tourism destination located near Hyderabad, Telangana, India in Yadadri Bhuvanagiri district. The 17-acre religious complex includes the Kunda Satyanarayana Kaladhamam – India’s first mythological museum, Panchamukha Hanumadeeswara Devasthanam (Hindu Temple), Navagraha Temples, Nagakoti Idol and the iconic two-faced Panchamukha Hanuman-Shiva statue of Surendrapuri.
Surendrapuri was designed and built by Satyanarayana Kunda and it was opened to the public from May 2003. It is located 10 km from Bhuvanagiri Railway Station and 2 km from Yadadri Bus Station. Other popular tourist attractions near Surendrapuri are Yadadri’s Lakshmi Narasimha Temple, Bhongir Fort and Kolanupaka Temple.
A 101 ft. Shivalinga for kalasarpa dosha puja is worth seeing – Seeing is believing Replicas of all famous temples in India.
Surendrapuri offers you an unforgettable insight into the spiritual, mythological and cultural treasures of India. A unique destination spread over 3 km, it includes sculptures, replicas of all the famous temples of India, epics like Ramayan, Mahabharat and Bhagavat and recreated celestial worlds, to give you a unique experience of our glorious heritage. .
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Kunda Satyanarayana Kaladhamam
It is a complete spiritual and mythological museum, where one can relive the ancient Indian epics. The first in India, this marvel was created with the concept of acquainting visitors with the rich mythological, cultural and traditional heritage of India. Spread over 3 km of walkways, it features thousands of beautiful sculptures and statues depicting key events from the Ramayana, Mahabharata, Bhagavata, Buddha’s life and many more, to enhance the spiritual experience, most India’s historic temples have been recreated here with painstaking precision and attention to detail.
Panchamukha Hanumadeeshwara Temple
The entrance to the temple is adorned with carvings of the trinity of Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara, guarded by the serpent gods. The ‘Gopuras’ of the temple are a mixture of North and South Indian architecture, while all the construction is done in accordance with Vaastushastra and Agamashastra. In the sanctum sanctorum, a 16-foot Panchamukha Hanuman idol is beautifully carved from black stone, specially brought from Kanchi. Within the complex, devotees can also obtain a darshan from the Mahashivalinga of Panchamukha Parameswara, similar to that of the Pasupatinath temple in Nepal, and perform an abhishekam. The blessings of Lord Venkateswara and Goddess Lakshmi can also be sought here.
For the first time ever, the Navagrahas (9 planets) reside in individual temples, with presiding and corresponding deities and their divine consorts and vahanas. Each temple is painted in the color representing the main deity, installed in the original forms and seats. All the details as to which puja to perform for which Graha, are explained clearly and simply on each of the temples. Devotees, whose horoscopes are faulty due to negative planetary positions, can obtain the relevant pujas, homas and other shanti pujas here. There is also a facility to perform Navagraha Homa for the eradication of evil.
Everything about Surendrapuri is surreal and larger than life. Upon entering you are greeted by two gigantic statues of Panchamukha Shiva and Panchamukha Hanuman, both 60 feet tall. The two stand back to back and form an imposing addition to the rural skyline. The Panchamukha Hanuman has five different faces: Vanara, Narasimha, Garuda, Varaha and Hayagreeva; and holds ten different weapons in his hands. This is a protective avatar of Hanuman with an interesting story behind it. Hanuman manifested this avatar when Ram and Lakshman were kidnapped by Ravan’s brother, Mahi Ravan, and saved his masters by killing five bees in which Mahi Ravan’s life was preserved. The statue of Panchamukha Shiva, on the other hand, represents the Pancha bhootha and the Pancha tatwa. Shiva manifested this avatar in order to kill demons and his five faces are Sadyojatha, Vama deva, Aghora, Tatpurusha and Eeshana.
Located on top of Nagadri hill is a gigantic 101ft Shivalinga encircled by Kaalasarpa, which has become a popular destination for devotees offering prayers to Nagakoteeswara Swamy. The shrine is believed to be so powerful that just by Pradakshina one can gain salvation from the harmful effects of Naga Dosha, Kuja Dosha and Kaalasarpa Dosha.
The fantastic and fabulous saptha lokas – the 7th heaven – 7 celestial worlds like Bramhalokam, Vishnu Lokam, Siva Lokam, Naga Lokam, Indra Lokam, Yama Lokam, Paathaala Lokam are amazing, amazing, amazing. Center of Dwadasha Jyothirlingas (radiance of the Linga) and Ashtadasha Sakthipeetas are always touching.
Unique game-changing ART (Augmented Reality Technology) – A combination of a real scene seen by a user and a virtual scene generated by a computer that augments the scene with additional information – ART.
For the first time in India, you can watch the great legend of Narasimhavatara in an attractive Animation mode. – Powered by advanced augmented reality technology, each sculpture here speaks to you by recounting historical events related to each one. You just need to install the Surendrapuri app on your smartphones and simply scan the mythological events on panels placed in front of the temples, you can listen to all the tales. – It is a historical museum written by victors. It’s not a museum, it’s not a place of artefacts, it’s a place of initiation, of introduction, of innovation, of investigation, of curiosity.
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