Sambhu Lingeswara Swami Temple(devalayam)Mellacheruvu in TelanganaSambhu Lingeswaran Swami Temple is located on Mellacheruvu in Nalgonda Telangana. The presiding deity Shiva in the divine form Sambhu Lingeswara Swami. Lord Shiva is Swayambhu Murthi.
The history of the temple
Shambhu Lingeswara Swamy Temple in Mellacheruvu for a thousand years. This is one of the ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The architecture of the temple reflects the glory Kakatiya dynasty. A notable feature of the temple is that on top of the Shivalingam it is a circular hole about 2 inches (5 cm) and this filled with water in all seasons. That is the peculiarity of Shiva Linga. This is also known as Swayam abhisheka Linga. Varanasi is the other place where Shiva Linga has this feature. Therefore, this place is also known as Dakshina Kasi. Another interesting feature is that the Shiva Lingam in Shambulingeshwara Swamy temple is seen in the amount grows. It is also interesting to note that for every foot (30 cm) of growth to be found there a circular line formed thereon. The original Shiva Linga 6.1 ft (183 cm) height and 34 cm in diameter.
Sambhu Lingeswara Swami Temple(devalayam)Mellacheruvu in TelanganaLegend of the temple
While Kakatiya rule one day saw a cowherd go a cow and empty their udders on Shiva Linga. A shepherd does not know that it is Shiva Linga. He made that Shiva Linga in 11 pieces and threw them away. But the next day Shiva Linga manifested as original. Cowherd explained all these things to the king. King came to know that it is Shiva Linga. He built temples to Shiva Linga.
Special Pooja and festivals In addition to regular poojas, each year during Mahashivaratri that Kalyanotsavam the deity is celebrated with much devotion.
Sambhu Lingeswara Swami Temple(devalayam)Mellacheruvu in TelanganaTemple Full address: Sambhu Lingeswara Swami Temple, Mellacheruvu, Nalgonda, Telangana.
How to reach Sambhu Lingeswara Swami Temple in Mellacheruvu
By bus: Buses from all places in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh available to reach the temple in Mellacheruvu who is from Nalgonda 92 km away.
By train: The nearest railway station Mellacheruvu, which is in the temple very close.
By plane: Nearest airport is Vijayawada airport, which is removed from the temple 133 km. Buses and taxis are available to reach the temple.
Sambhu Lingeswara Swami Temple(devalayam)Mellacheruvu in Telangana