Pithapuram is an ancient & holy Punya Kshetram. It is the 10th Shakti Peetham among the Aastadasa peetha's(18). As the seat place(Peetha) of Satidevi has fallen on this , it is called Pithapuram.

The feet of demon Gayasura lied in the pool infront of a temple. The primal diety of this place is Lord Shiva in the form of Cock.

Sri Puruhitika Shakthi Peetham - Pithapuram 

Goddess Puruhithika 

Goddess Sri Rajarajeswari Devi

Sri Raja Rajeswari Devi is a powerful Goddess being worshipped in Pithapuram. It is believed that this Goddess fulfill all our desires. She is also called Kumara Gananadhamba as she sits in between her two sons Kumara Swamy on one side and lord Ganesha on the other side.

Swayambhu Sri Padavallabha 
Sripada Sri Vallaba was born as Dattatreya Swamy in this place. So,It has become the main Avatara Kshetram of Dattatreya. The great poet "Srinadha" wrote in Bheemeswara Purana that the four places that give Solvation or Moksha are (Banaras)Varanasi, Kedaram, Kumbhakonam and Pittapuram.

Lord Kukkuteswara Swamy

It is said that "PINDA PRADANAM" Performed here acquires Salvation. The last rights performed here is equal to the rights performed at Kasi.

Temple Timings :

7.30am to 12.30pm

4.30pm to 8.30pm

Phone : 08869-252477


Srikkukteswara Swamy Temple,
East Godavari Dist,

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