Kodandarama Temple in Tirupati – Sri Kodandaramaswamy Temple

Kodandarama Temple, also known as Sri Kodandaramaswamy Temple, is dedicated to Bhagavan Sri Ram, Mata Sita and Lakshman and is located in the heart of Tirupati in Seemandhara in India. It is a very old temple and is believed to have been built in the 10th century AD by a Chola King.

A unique aspect of the temple is that there is a subsidiary shrine dedicated to Hanuman it is located directly to opposite to the main temple. This temple dedicated to Anjaneya Swami is very famous.

As per legend, the temple is dedicated to visit of the Bhagvan Sri Ram to Tirupati during the exile period in the Ramayana.

The most important festival in the temple are Sri Ramanavami (birthday of Sri Ram) and Ugadi (Telugu/Kannada New Year).

Another important festival is the annual Brahmotsavam.

A popular shrine dedicated to Kodandarama is located in Karnataka at Chunchanakatte Village near KR Nagara in Mysore. You can get information of that temple here - Kodandarama Temple at Chunchanakatte