Sri Ranganatha Temple
(375 Yrs Old) Gandhichervu, Hayathnagar, Hyderabad Gandhichervu was a big village in dense forest in the past years. One day few Saints were passing through Koheda (a place in Hayathnagar) Hanuman temple. Lord Sri Ranganatha sat on a hill and called them, he said to saints that I am in a nearby Snakes nest. Sri Ranganatha order them a takeout him from nest and perform rituals. Saints informed this to the Patwaris (head of the villages in olden times). Patwaris thought that they are saints and they ignored their words. On the same day Sri Ranganatha has appeared in their dreams and whipped them severely. Later in the morning they started searching for these saints, at last they found them and requested to show the place where Sri Rangantha can be found. Saints and Patwaris went to said Snakes Nest which was of 25fts. With the help of villagers they moved the Sri Ranganatha from nest and placed the idol on a bulla cart. Saints started prayers and requests Sri Ranganatha to select the place where he wants’ to established permanently. Bulla cart started from Koheda and stopped at Gandhichevrvu gutta. Saints and people have established him on the present hill top. Grand celebration takes place at this temple on every Vaykuntha Ekadashi and Sri Rama Navami
Sri Ranga Natha Swamy temple is a Hindu temple located in Jiyaguda, Hyderabad. It is one of the most sacred of temple of Sri Ranganatha on the bank of Musi River. It is located near to High Court of Andhra Pradesh, and near to Purana Pul (old bridge).
Sri Ranganatha is a Hindu God well-known in South India. The abode is a resting form of Lord Vishnu, one of the foremost of Hindu Gods. His consort is Goddess Lakshmi, also known as Ranganayaki. It is one of the most sacred of Ranganatha temples. Ranganatha, or the reclining posture of the God, can be found in this temple. The people celebrate the main festival during Ekadasi Festival celebrations.
Major celebrations are held at Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple marking the Vaikunta Ekadasi. The Ekadasi celebrations coincide with the month long celebrations of Dhanurmasa. Celebrations are held in accordance with the full Vaishnavite traditions. The devotees have an experience similar to attending the Brahmotsavams of Tirumala by witnessing the special decorations of temple deity during Ekadasi celebrations. Archanas are performed between 7 am and 12 midnight. Having the darshan of the special decorations of temple deity is an occasion of great spiritual importance, There are no tickets of any kind for the darshana, and the Archanas are performed free of charge.
The Temple Committee founder trustees Srungaram Tiruvengalacharyulu, Sesha Chari priest Srungaram Rajagopala Charyulu
From Secunderabad Railway Station buses with numbers, 1J, 2J and 86J, which pass via Koti, kachiguda and Narayanguda, would take the devotees to temple directly. From Langar Houz buses with numbers 80 which passes via Tappa-chabutra, Hara-Darwaza and Puranapul would take the devotees to temple directly.