Peddamma Temple is a Hindu temple located at center of concrete buildings at Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh state of India. Peddamma Temple is thousand years old temple as per the legends records. The main deity is the Goddess Laxmi sitting on simha vahanam (Lion) as Santhan Laxmi. The temple is constructed in typical South Indian architectural styles.
The Pedda + Amma mean ‘Mother of Mothers’ or ‘Supreme Mother’ and so is the name of the temple. The story revolving around this is that the Goddess after mass killing of demons was on to this place as she was thirsty at the well situated here. It was spotted by shepherd that Goddess turned into an idol and at those time a same temple was built around this place.
Slowly there was development in the temple, there is now Nava Durga sculptures, and Lord Ganesha sculptures too within the same premises. There is also sculpture of Nagadevata in the premises of Peddamma Temple. The temple is most visited during the time of Bonaalu festival which occurs during June-July every year.
Peddamma Temple is located on Road No 55, Jubilee Hills and once can easy trace the route of it with the help of road signs in Jubilee Hills. There are a number of ways by which you can reach the temple – APSRTC runs frequents buses to this busy route and you can find any meter taxi or autos or even cabs too.