Balkampet Yellamma Temple, Hyderabad

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The temple of “Sri Ellamma” is considered to be existing from 15th century AD has taken its present form in 1919AD and “Ellamma” means mother to all. The idol of Sri Ellamma lies 10 feet beneath the ground level (cellar). The well behind Sri Ellamma devotees believe that a bath with this water cures all skin diseases and epidemics. This water is taken as “Theertham”.

To the south of this temple, the “Pochamma” idol was installed and “She” is the ruler of this sacred land or place. Sri Ellamma is also known as Bala Tripura Sundari, Bala and Balakamba. It is believed that Ellamma is Kaliyuga Avatar of Sri Chinna Mastha Devi whose upasana is one in Dasamaha Vidya of Tantsopasana. She is also believed to be Renuka Devi, mother of Lord Parasurama.

As advised by his Holiness, Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peerathipalli Sri Chandrashekharendra Saraswathi Swamy, “Akhanda Jyothi” is lit by Sri Virupaksha Shankaracharya Swamy. One can have “Akhanda Jyothi” darshan on entering the “Garbha Gudi”. The renovation and rebuilding of the temple has taken place in the year 1983.
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  • we get to see Lord Ganesh first as he is the one to receive our puja first as he is considered to be the "pradama pujyudu"--meaning one who is to be devoted first before any other god or goddess. the ...  more »
  • The Temple will give you a very peace mind and blessings from God Yellamma Thalli.Here Bonalu are very special event.  more »
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