Daksharam Bhimeswara Swamy temple is almost 17 km from my village and it’s a small town in East Godavari. the temple is also one of the five powerful temples of Lord Siva.
Along with a group of villagers, I have visited the temple while the Godavari Puskar’s time. First of all, we had a holy dip in the temple’s Puskarani and finally went to Darshanam. Also visited the nearest place Kotipalli.
When we are talking about the temple architecture and construction, it’s huge and wonderful artwork on pillars. Since then I have very much interest in the sculpture.
Shri Bhimeswara Swamy Temple
Shri Bhimeswara Temple consists of the two-storeyed temple having “Dviprakaras”. The temple with four entrances on the cardinal directions and situated inside two enclosures. It contains steps to go the upper floor. The Shiva linga elevated from the ground floor and the most of all worship is offered on the upper floor only. On the upper floor, most of all pillars having carved images like Nataraja, Kiratarjuna, Parvati Devi and etc.,
In addition to the temple Brahma, LakshmiNarayana Ganapati, Nakulesvara, Anjaneya, Virupaksha, Nataraja, Kumara Swamy, Mahisasuramardhini, Saptamatrikas, Bhirava, Visweswara and Annapurna, and also to the right side of Bhimeswara Temple Kasi Visweswara Temple(South Facing) is situated inside the temple.
To reach Daksharamam
Hence there is no Railway station in Draksharamam or Ramachandrapuram. Nearest Railway station is at Samalakot and Kakinada.
Most of all nearest cities have connectivity to Draksharamam. Ramachandrapuram is the Nearest Town to Draksharama. It’s is 6 km from Draksharama and also road connectivity is also there from Ramachandrapuram to Draksharama.
APSRTC Bus Station is in Draksharamam and also Ramachandrapuram APSRTC, Mandapet APSRTC is nearest bus stations to Draksharama. APSRTC runs Number of busses from most of all cities from Andhra Pradesh.