Sri Prudhweswara Swamy Temple, Nadakuduru village, Challapalli Mandal

Sri Prudhweswara Swamy Temple is located at Nadakuduru, Challapalli Mandal in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh. This Temple is dedicated to Prudeswara Swamy.

History of Temple:
In olden days a demon narakasura killed a brahmin dvimukha and as a remedy of killing him narakasura worshipped lord shiva as prudhveeswara here. And this temple will be in west facing. at that times it was called as narakothara kshethram and now it became nadakuduru.

And from Puranas (religious texts), it was said that lord krishna came here along with his wife and worshipped lord vishnu here and the idols of lord vishnu were kept at the temple in karthika vanam.

The history of Nadakuduru dates back to Dwapara Yuga. Lord Sri Krishna and Satyabhama are said to have performed puja to Lord Laksmi Narayana after having killed Naraka Sura in Nadakuduru. The deity of Lord Siva is called Podiswara and the village per se is known to possess the Amla Tree and Patanjali trees. The latter is said to have turned extinct in Benares and other places, yet grows magically around this place.
Nadakuduru Sri Prudhweswara Swamy Temple

How to Reach:
By Road: Kodali, Machilipatnam, Challapalli, Mopidevi are the Nearest Towns to Nadakuduru. Machilipatnam is 40 km from Nadakuduru. Road connectivity is there from Machilipatnam to Nadakuduru.APSRTC runs Number of busses from major cities to here.
By Rail: There is no railway station near to Nadakuduru in less than 10 km. How ever there are railway Stations from Near By town Machilipatnam. are the railway Stations near to Machilipatnam. You can reach from Machilipatnam to Nadakuduru by road after. How everGuntur Jn Rail Way Station is major railway station 56 KM near to Nadakuduru. 
By Air:  Nearest airport is Gannavaram, Andhra Pradesh. From Gannavaram one can choose to travel by Bus or by hiring a private taxi. 


Accommodation: Moderate accommodation facilities are available in Repalle, better facilities are available in Vijayawada & Machilipatnam.

Significance:
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfilment of the following: Salvation, Wealth, Relief from diseases, Purchase of vehicles, Gain Knowledge.

Address:
Sri Prudeswara Swamy Temple,
Nadakuduru, Challapalli Mandal, Krishna District,
Andhra Pradesh, India,
Pin Code : 521126

Author:  Kokkiligadda Nagaraju
(S/O Kokkiligadda Narayana Rao)