Invitation to attend Radha Saptami Poorvaka Aruna Yaga Mahotsavam
Sri Suryanarayana Seva Samathi
Om Sri Suryanarayana Swami Devasthanam (Regn No. 389/2011)
Budagavi, Uravakonda (Mandal)
Anantapur (Dist), Andhra Pradesh – 515812
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Radha Saptami Poorvaka Aruna Yaga Mahotsavam
All the devotees are cordially invited to participate in the Radha Saptami Poorvaka Aruna Yaga Mahotsavam, performed on the auspicious occasion of Radha Saptami during Magha Suddha Shashti and Magha Suddha Saptami at Sri Suryanarayana Swami Devasthanam.
Date & Time:
25 Jan 2015 (Sunday) & 26 Jan 2015 (Monday)
08:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
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About the Sun Temple
The main deity is Sun god in the temple. It is one of the ancient and among the two Sun god temples in the state of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is the only temple in the world, where Sun god is facing South direction. In all other Sun temples, the Sun god faces East.
The temple dates back to the 13th century and an Eastern Chalukya king is said to have constructed it. The prime deity of worship is 5 ft tall made of black granite holding lotus buds - flanked by Usha and Chhaya. Padmapani is the name of this Sun God - padma stands for wisdom Usha and Chhaya stand for eternity. This famous Sun god temple situated in Budagavi village [a.k.a. ‘Buddagavi’, ‘since Buddhist monks lived there] at a distance of about 3 KM Northwest of Uravakonda town in Anantapur District, which is the head quarters of the Rayalaseema in Andhra Pradesh.
There is a Shiva temple which is facing east. It has a plain structure with a dome over it. There are several beautifully sculpted deities of Anjeneya, Shiva, Durga and Ganesha in the temple.