Edupayala Jatara – Yedupayala Temple
Edupayala Jatara – Yedupayala Temple in Medak District, Telangana State. Edupayala Durgamma Temple is the place where seven rivulets meet at a point. Here the temple of durga maatha is of one of the most famous and powerful temple in Telangana State.
It is the second largest congregation of devotees after the Sammakka-Sarakka jatara, Edupayala jatara is accorded State festival status
The Temple of Sri Edupayala Vana Durga Bhavani is located in Nagasanpalli, Papannapet Mandal, Medak District about 112km from Hyderabad, 140km from Nizamabad and and just 18km from Medak. By vehicle it takes less than 2.5 hours from Capital of Hyderabad to reach Yedupayala Temple.
Route Map from Hyderabad is take left from Gandi Misamma Circle towards Dindigul. The way is full of forest & beautiful green fields. The temple is located in the Pedda Gutta Soramgam which is also called as Garuda Ganga and the temple is situated where the Manjeera river flows in a small distance. One must visit this place in rainy season where the nature of forest and green fields makes this place more beautiful.
The specialty of this temple is it is formed with the names of seven sages who are famous in the Indian mythology and the names are Jamadagni, Atri, Kasyapa, Viswamitra, Vasistha, Bharadwaja and Gowtama, and a feast is celebrated every year during the time of Shiva Ratri and the name of that feast is Seven Payala Jaatara.
How to reach Edupayala Jatara
From Hyderabd: BalanagarX roads-Narsapur Xroads, Narsapur to Medak road you can find an arch of temple on the main road from there temple is located inside 7km. (110Km app from Hyderabad)
The TSRTC will run special busses to temple during Shivaratri Jathara. There are few buses available from Medak, you can find out plenty autos from main road to temple.