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Kanaka Durga Temple Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh

Kanaka Durga Temple  is a famous Hindu Temple of Goddess Kanaka Durga located in Vijayawada Andhra Pradesh. Kanaka Durga Temple, Vijayawada Second largest temple in Andhra Pradesh is the temple of Kanaka Durga the Goddess of power.The temple is located on the Indrakeeladri hill, on the banks of Krishna River.According to a legend, the now verdant Vijayawada was once a rocky region strewn with hills that obstructed the flow of River Krishna

The land was thus rendered unfit for habitation or cultivation. Invocation to Lord Shiva for His intervention directed the hills to make way for the river. And lo! the river started flowing unimpeded with all its might, through the tunnels or "Bejjam" bored into the hills by Lord Shiva. That is how the place got its name Bezawada.citation needed One of the many mythologies associated with this place is that Arjuna prayed to Lord Shiva on top of Indrakeela hill to win His blessings and the city derived its name "Vijayawada" after this victory. Another popular legend is about the triumph of goddess Kanakadurga over the demon King Mahishasura. It is said that the growing menace of demons became unbearable for the natives. Sage Indrakila practiced severe penance, and when the goddess appeared the sage pleaded Her to reside on his head and keep vigil on the wicked demons. As per his wishes of killing the demons, Goddess Durga made Indrakila Her permanent abode. Later, She also slayed the demon king Mahishasura freeing the people of Vijayawada from evil.


How to get there
Located in the heart of Vijayawada city, the temple is just a 10 minutes drive from the railway station and Bus stand and about 20 km from airport. Vijayawada is located 275 kilometers from Hyderabad. It is well connected by road, rail and air from all parts of the country.

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