Abodes of lord Shiva

2. Arulmigu Rajarajeswari sameda Someeswara Swamy Temple - Somavaram

 
Moolavar   Someeswarar
Utsavar  
Thayar   Rajarajeswari
Kshethram  
Theertham  
Pose & Direction  
Vimanam  
Sthala Vruksham  
Paadiyavar  
Travel Base   Bhimavaram
Nearest Railway Station   Bhimavaram
 

 

Location

This temple is located at Gunpundi, Bhimavaram of West Godavari District. Bhimavaram is located 107 kms from Vijayawada, 75 kms from Rajamundry and 270 kms from Vishakapatnam. Bhimavaram has two railway station, Bhimavaram Town and Bhimavaram. Some good hotels available here.

 

History

It is believed that this Sivalinga was owned by the Asura King Tarakasura. No one could win over him due to the power of this Sivalinga. With the request from Devas ,finally Lord Kumaraswamy broke the Sivalinga into five pieces and killed Tarakasura. The five pieces of Sivalinga were taken to five different places on earth by Indra, Surya, Chandra, Lord Vishnu and Lord Kumaraswamy. This Linga is one of the five piece brought and installed by Chandra.

 

Architecture

Arulmigu Rajarajeswari sameda Someeswara Swamy Temple
Bhimavaram, West Godavari - 534202
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Temple Timings : 5.00 am to 11.00 am, 4.00 pm to 8.00 pm