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Ramathertham Sri Rama temple

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Ramatheertham is a village panchayat in Nellimarla mandal of Vizianagaram district in Andhra Pradesh in South India.

This place is about 12 kilometers from Vizianagaram city.

There is a post office at Ramathirtham. The PIN code is 535 218

Ramathertham Sri Rama temple







1000 year old Sri Rama temple on top of Gurubhaktula konda

The famous ancient temple of Ramachandra Swamy can be found over here. The beautiful idols of Lord Ramachandra Swamy, Sita Devi and Lakshmana in Silver kavachas can be seen at this temple. There is a beautiful lake in vicinity of the temple. One has to visit this temple for its serenity. The festivals of Sri Ramanavami and Vaikunta Ekadasi are celebrated with pomp and fervour here. You can see many tortoises with Vishnu Namams on their backs, roaming around in the temple. There is also a Rama Stambham installed by Pedda Jeeyar.

Next to Ramatemple there is a siva temple constructed in 2007. The priest in the siva temple known as Guruvugaru or rejeti mallibabu is very spiritual and famous person as an astrologer.He is famous for curing many problems of health, family problems and uses tantric way to solve everybody's problems.Goddess SriKamakshi in the siva temple is must see for everybody.There are a lot of religious activities which takes place in the siva temple for every full moon and during navaratri celebrations.

Many devotees visit both the temples during important days.This place has lot of importance as a religious place as well historial site.



History of Ramathertham

Ramatheertham is located 12km from Vizianagaram near champa river (Nellimarla mandal). It is in between bhaskara lake and neelachalam. Sree Ramachandra is the presiding deity of this temple. Legend Pandavas (dwapara yuga) after the defeat in the game of dice, requested lord sree krishna to accompany him in their Aranya vasam. Lord then told pandavas that he has lived in Dandakaranya with seetha and lakshmana during ramavataram, so he asked them to live in the same place and gave them an idol of rama seetha and lakshamana. Lord asked pandavas to prey to this idol and that they will be protected. Temple The famous ancient temple of Ramachandra Swamy can be found over here. The beautiful idols of Lord Ramachandra Swamy, Sita Devi and Lakshmana in Silver kavachas can be seen at this temple. There is a beautiful lake in vicinity of the temple. One has to visit this temple for its serenity. The festivals of Sri Ramanavami and Vaikunta Ekadasi are celebrated with pomp and fervour here. You can see many tortoises with Vishnu Namams on their backs, roaming around in the temple. There is also a Rama Stambham installed by Pedda Jeeyar. Near to this temple, there is a black hill on which you can find the ruins of some Buddhist and Jain structures



Buddhism and Jainism





Near to this temple, there is a black hill on which you can find the ruins of some Buddhist and Jain structures. Apart from it there are two other hills by name Gurubhaktula Konda and Ghani konda (also known as Durga Konda) on which you can find a 3rd century BC Buddhist Monastic complex Remains and Rock-cut caves.

This Place has a Historical Importance as both the religions of Buddhism and jainism Flourished Contemporarly over here.

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