The Sanghi temple is the most famous temple and is located in Sanghi Nagar in the Rangareddy district of Telangana which is approximately 25 kilometers from Hyderabad. It is situated on the hillock known as the Paramananda Giri hills. The Sanghi temple is one of the most famous temples in Hyderabad as the temple is made up of entirely marble and was sculpted by the renowned craftsman Sri Ganapathy Stapathy. And many Telugu movies have been filmed at this temple. The temple compromises the idols of Lord Hanuman, Lord Rama, Lord Ganesha, lord Venkateshwara, lord Karthikeya, goddess Asthalakshmi, and the goddess Durga.
The Raja Gopuram can be seen from a few kilometers far because it is very tall. There is a beautifully carved door forms at the main entrance of the temple. The majestic temple is constructed in the Chola-Chalukya style of architecture and consists of all Hindu God idols within it. There is also Lord Venkateshwara inside the shrine which is almost 9 feet tall and is the same as the one at Tirumala.
There is Ashtalakshmi temple in between the Balaji and Padmavathi temples. Decorated with jewelry and garlands, Goddess Aadilakshmi in eight faces is seated holding the lotus and Abhaya mudra in her two hands and a lotus and Vara mudra (offering boons) in her other two hands. The temple of Lord Venkateshwara is the temple of Lord SriRama, which is the symbol of man’s winning over evil. Along with the lord Rama, there is the idol of goddess Sita, devoted brother Lakshmana and the greatest devotee Hanuman, who is seated at the feet of the Lord with folded hands.
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Another thing is the temple of Lord Vijayganapathi which is just next to the SriRama temple and is known as the remover of all obstacles. And, on the left of the Balaji temple, there is the Lord Siva temple. The Shakti Swaroopini Kamalambika temple is just standing next to it. Further away is the temple of Goddess Durga. The temple of Karthikeya is on the left of the Ganesh temple holding a staff in his right hand and resting his left hand on his waist, the loin-clothed Karthikeya is like a Kalpavriksha who is fulfilling the desires of his devotees.
There is also a Holy Garden in the temple where special leaves and flowers are grown for performing the rituals. The temple also consists of a Kalyana Mandapam for kalyanosthavam. The Mandapam is a well-grown platform with a decorated covering over it. The different types of Poojas are performed here every day and Sanghi offers special Poojas during the festivals. The Temple is surrounded by serene beauty and spreads divinity. Lakhs of people have visited the temple on times of festivals or on special. The temple has become the epitome of belief. The temple also houses Padmavati Devi and there are Navagrahas on the temple premises.
The temple is located 35 km from Hyderabad, near the Hyderabad-Vijayawada highway, and is also accessible by road.
The visiting timings are 08:30 AM – 10:30 AM and 04:00 PM – 06:00 PM All Days of the Week.
How to reach? There are several ways to reach the temple, by air, by road, and by train.
By air- the nearest airport is RGI, Hyderabad, and is located about 28 km from Sanghi Temple. There are many frequent buses, taxis, and cabs available from Hyderabad to Sanghi temple.
By road- the nearest Bus station to Sanghi Temple is Hayat Nagar is at a distance of 15km. The Sanghi Temple is in Sanghi Nagar, almost 30 km from Hyderabad. It just takes about 60 to 90 minutes to reach the temple.
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