Sri Suryanarayana Swamy sanctuary (Sun God, one of the renowned sanctuaries of Sun God in AP) is arranged in Arasavalli (a little town prior) only 1km from the focal point of the town of Srikakulam city of Andhra Pradesh. The history says that, the spot has significance because of the Sun God which is accepted to be worked by Devendra Varma, leader of Kalinga Kingdom during seventh century. Be that as it may, the symbol of Sun God is accepted to be introduced by the sage Kasyapa. According to the stone engravings accessible in the sanctuary premises, numerous gifts were made for the establishment of the sanctuary and different needs encompassing it. The magnificence of this sanctuary is its development which is done so that, beams of Sun fall on the feet of the sculpture (at Garbha gudi) during March and September in early hours (Sun rise time) and remain for quite a while. It is accepted that during eleventh century, numerous desciples of Shiva and Vishnu both visited this sanctuary with no contrasts among Vaishnava and Shaiva. Sun, being the wellspring of all living being on Earth, it is accepted that individuals who visit this spot get great wellbeing on performing Surya Namasakara here. One ought not sit and offer puja before the sculpture and furthermore ought not close his eyes while offering the equivalent. Peruse the board not long before entering the Garbha gudi for the sort of contributions one can make before Sun God without missing. Sunday is considered as the most favorable day for venerating Sun God by visiting this sanctuary.


The sanctuary is expanded and re developed during late 19s (1999) by a lover having a place with Srikakulam area. His name is Sri Varudu Babji aro. The symbols inside the Vimana Gopuram are cut from a solitary dark stone. The Sun God, Dwarapalakas, holy people, Chariot, Horses and the Saradhi are the principle figures one can see which are remembered for the single stone inside the fundamental sanctuary.

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