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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…