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Kapila Theertham Entry Fee

Entry Fee:
Archana & Harathi: Rs.5/-
Abhisheka Darsanam: Rs.2/-
Sahasranama Archana: Rs.2/-
Nithyabhishekam (permanent): Rs.542/-
Nithyabhishekam (one year): Rs.42/-
Rudrabhishekam: Rs.50/-
Navagraha Abhishekam & Archana: Rs.100/-
Archana Navagarahams: Rs.50/-

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Kapila Theertham (Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple), Near Alipiri, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh, 517507, India

4 Kms from Tirupati RTC Bus stand
5 Kms from Tirupati Railway station

Kapila Theertham (Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple) Timings

Day Timing
Monday 5:00 am – 4:00 pm
4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Tuesday 5:00 am – 4:00 pm
4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Wedesday 5:00 am – 4:00 pm
4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Thursday 5:00 am – 4:00 pm
4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Friday 5:00 am – 4:00 pm
4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Saturday 5:00 am – 4:00 pm
4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Sunday 5:00 am – 4:00 pm
4:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Links: | Map

Daily Pooja / Sevas Timings

Name of the Seva Timings
Suprabhatam 5:00 AM to 5:30 AM
Abishekam 5:30 AM to 6:30 AM
4:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Alankaram / Archana 6:30 AM to 7:00 AM
Sarvadarshanam 7:00 AM to 4:00 PM
5:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Sahasranama Archana 4:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Lalitha Sahasranama Archana 5:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Ekantha Seva 8:00 AM to 8:15 PM

Weekly Pooja / Sevas Timings

Name of the Seva Day Timings
Rudrabhishekam Monday 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Ekantha Seva Monday 9:00 PM to 9:15 PM
Navagrahabhishekam Saturday 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Monthly Pooja / Sevas Timings

Name of the Seva Day Timings
Siva Parvathula Kalyanam Masa Sivarathri 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Ekadasa Rudrabhishekam Masa Sivarathri 4:30 PM to 7:30 PM

Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple is another important temple of Tirupati, dedicated to the Lord Shiva. According to legends, this temple has been named after great saint Maharishi Kapila, who was an ardent devotee of Lord Shiva. Pleased with his unwavering devotion, Lord Shiva along with Goddess Parvati gave him their divine darshan at this location. During the same time, a Kapila Lingam appeared out of the Earth.

It is believed that that Sri Kapileswara Shiva Linga is self-created form of Lord Shiva, also called as Svayambhu form of Lord Shiva. During the same time, the sacred lake Sarovara also came into existence, in front of the temple. According to some legends, it is through the opening created through the lake Kapila maharishi arrived on the earth.

Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple has been revered since ancient times. Its history depicts that many great empires and sages have worked in the development of this temple, including Pallava kings, Vijayanagara kings and Tirumala Mahants. Historically, the description of this temple goes back to 10th century. It has been referred in the ancient inscriptions of Kulottunga Chola Kingdoms.

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Devotees visit Kapila Theertham seeking blessing of the Lord at Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple along with visiting the majestic Kapila waterfall which is also considered to be divine. During Karthika month, on the holy occasion of full moon day, there is congregation of all theerthas of three worlds comprising heaven, Earth and the Underworld on the Kapila Teertham. According to beliefs, if a devotee bath in this holy water of theertham, he or she will be free from the sins of this world, and will attain Moksha with blessing of Lord Shiva.

The temple receives innumerable number of devotees especially during the annual Shivarathri festival. Another good time to visit Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple is during the festival of annual Brahmotsavam, when it also participates actively along with other shrines of Tirupati. Vinayaka Utsava and Karthika Deepam are two other important celebrations here. The sight of hundreds of deepams illuminating the premises of the temple during Karthika Deepam is breathtaking.

Sri Kapileswara Swamy Temple is located at Kapilatheertam it stand majestically at the foot of Tirumala Hills. This temple is situated at a distance of only 4 km from Tirupati Bus stand. From Tirupati Railway station it is about 5 km away. Sri Kapileswara Swamy timings are from 5 AM to 9 PM.

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