Kanakadurgamma Temple situated on the banks of river krishna,Indrakeeladri, Vijayawada. As per Triteeya kalpa Sri Kanakadurgamma (kanaka durga) is swayambu(self-manifested). Kaalika puraana, Durgaa sapthashati and other vedic literature have mentioned about Goddess Kanaka Durga on the Indrakeelaadri .
for detailed Legend of the temple it is available @ http://www.durgamma.com
Poojas at Kanakadurga temple : Daily Poojas are performed for Durgamma , Malleswara Swamy, Srivalli Deva Sametha Sri Subrahmanyeswara Swamy and Gomatha, and special poojas are also performed during fridays and other Important dates.
For detailed timings of poojas refer http://www.durgamma.com , and here are the details at high level and are subjected to change, hence refer temple site for up to date Information.
|Name of the Poojas and Arjitha Sevas||Reporting Time/Performing Time|
|Sri Ammavari Kadgamalarchana (Anthralayam)||3.45am Reporting Time|
|Sahasranamarchana Ammavari||5.00am to 8.30pm|
|Astotranamarchana Ammavari||5.00am to 8.30pm|
|Sri Malleswara Swamy varla Rudrabhisekham||5.00am to 12.00pm|
|Gomathapuja||5.00am to 12.00pm|
|Chandihomama||8.30am Reporting Time|
|Lakshakunkumarchana||8.30am Reporting Time|
|Santhi Kalyanam||8.30am Reporting Time|
|Srichakra Navavaranarchana||8.30am Reporting Time|
|SOWBHAGYAPRADAYANI||10.45 am Reporting Time|
|Pancha Harathulu||5.30pm Reporting Time|
|Pallaki Seva||6.00pm Reporting Time|
|Sevas at Srivalli Deva Sametha Sri Subrahmanyeswara Swamy varla Upalayam|
|a) Sarpadoshanivarana (One Day)||8.30am Reporting Time|
|b) Sahasra Namarchana||12.30pm to 8.30pm|
|c) Ashtotram||12.30pm to 8.30pm|
|Sevas at Malleswara Swamy vari|
|4:00AM to 6:30 PM, 6:45 PM to 10:00 PM (Free Darshanam)|
|Sahasranamarchana||12.30pm to 8.30pm|
|Astotharam||12.30pm to 8.30pm|
|Sri Malleswara Swamy Abhisekam||5:00 AM to 11-30 AM|
|Sri Malleswara Swamy Vari Pancha Harathulu||Every Day 6-30 PM to 6-45 PM|
|Sahasranamarchana for 52 Fridays|
|Ashtotharanamarchana for 52 Fridays|
|Sri Malleswara Swamy varla Rudrabishekam(52 Mondays)|
|Vasantha Navaraatri Kalyanam|
How to reach temple:
Temple authority maintains buses from Downhills to Uphill , so once you reach the varadhi, you can find buses to the uphill.
Taking a holy dip at krishna river and visiting the temple is preferred, krishna river bathing ghats and the temple are on either side of the road connected by an over bridge .
RTC Bus Stand to Temple = ₹8/-
RTC Bus Stand to Temple Bus frequency: Every half an hour
Railway Station to Temple Bus frequency: Every half an hour
ROUTE FROM AIRPORT TO KANAKA DURGAMMA TEMPLE (40 MIN 23KM)
ROUTE FROM RAILWAY STATION TO KANAKA DURGAMMA TEMPLE (11 MINS 3KM)
ROUTE FROM RTC BUS STAND TO KANAKA DURGAMMA TEMPLE (8 MIN 2.7KM)