Draksharama

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Daksharamam
Dhakshatapovana, Dhakshavatika,Draksharama
Town
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District East Godavari
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 9,299
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Vehicle registration AP
Draksharama Temple
Inside view of the temple

Daksharamam is a town in East Godavari district of the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. The Bhimeswara Swamy temple in this town is one of the five powerful temples of Lord Siva, known as Pancharama Kshetras.The Manikyaambha temple in this town is one of the eighteen powerful temples of Astadasha shakti peethas in India.

Etymology

It was formerly known as, Dhakshatapovana and Dhakshavatika.[2]

See also

References

  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 26 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Moorthy, K. K. The aalayas of Andhra Pradesh: a sixteen-flower-garland. Message Publications. 

External links

Coordinates: 16°47′34″N 82°03′49″E / 16.7928°N 82.0635°E / 16.7928; 82.0635

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