Veeranjaneya, Ardhagiri

Importance of Ardhagiri

Ardhagiri Sri Veeranjaneya Swamy temple is situated at Aragonda village, Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.

This place is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, presiding deity of this temple is Lord Anjaneya (Hanuman) is also called as Ardhagiri Sri Veeranjaneya Swamy.

The temple was believed to be built in 12th century by Nolamba dynasty.

The temple is closely associated to Ramayana, one of the great epics of India. It is said that during Tretayuga, the second Yuga among the four yugas which are described as the ages of mankind, Lord Hanuman bought Sanjeevani Parvatham, a powerful life-restoring herb to save the life of Lord Lakshmanan when he fell unconscious during a war.


Lifting Hill

Ardha Giri ( Half Mountain)

During Lord Hanuman’s journey by lifting the entire mountain as he was unable to find the Sanjeevani Parvatham herb, half of the mountain fell down at a particular place which is named as Ardhagiri, where ‘Ardha’ refers to the meaning “Half” and ‘giri’ refers to the meaning “Mountain” in Telugu language.

Theertham that never dries

The Ardhagiri Sri Veeranjaneya Swamy temple holds the sacred Sanjeevaraya Pushkarini (pond or temple tank) contains holy theertham which never dries in any situation.

Cures all Diseases

Drinking the holy water from Sanjeevaraya Pushkarini cures all sorts of diseases.

It is said that the rays of the sun passes through the sanctum and fall on the feet of Lord Anjaneya and finally the sun rays disappears when it reaches beyond the head portion of Lord Anjaneya.

Sevas List

S.NoSeva NameTimings
1Suprabatham    5.00 AM to 5.30 AM
2Alankaram    5.30 AM to 6.00 AM
3Saswatha Archana    6.00 AM
4Sarvadharshanam    6.10 AM to 7.00 AM
5Naivedhyam    7.00 AM to 7.30 AM
6Sarvadharshanam    7.30 AM to 9.00 AM
7Abishekam    9.00 AM to 10.00 AM
8Sarvadharshanam    10.00 AM to 11.30 AM
9Aku Pooja    11.30 AM to 12.00 AM
10Naivedyam    12.00 PM to 12.30 PM
11Sarvadharshanam    12.30 PM to 1.15 PM
12Sarvadharshanam    1.45 PM to 3.30 PM
13Sahasranama Archana    3.30 PM to 4.00 PM
14Temple cleaning    4.00 PM to 4.15 PM
15Sarvadharshanam    5.30 PM to 7.00 PM
16Naivedyam    7.00 PM to 7.30 PM
17Sarvadharshanam    7.30 PM to 9.00 PM