Sri Vidya Saraswati Temple or Wargal Saraswati Temple is a Hindu temple located in Medak district in Andhra Pradesh, India. The deity of education in Hinduism is Goddess Saraswati. It is among the few temples of Saraswati in Andhra Pradesh. It is maintained by Kanchi Shanker Mutt. This temple complex was a brain child of Yayavaram Chandrashekhara Sharma, scholar-ed follower of goddesses Saraswati.
This temple is located on a hillock near Wargal village. On the same hillock there are temples of various other deities like
- Sri Lakshmi Ganapathi Temple
- Sri Vidya Saraswati temple
- Lord Shanishwara Temple
- Lord Shiva Temple
- Few Vaishnava Temples now completely damaged without any mola vigrahas in it.
Many families visit to the temple for their children's Akshara abyasam (learning ceremony). Meals are provided for free for all the devotees at the temple premises called as Nitya Annadanam.
Vasant Panchami and Sharad Navratri festivals are celebrated every year. In Navratri's, Moola Nakshatram (Birth star of Goddess Saraswati) is the most auspicious day for worshiping Saraswati Devi, during this day special rituals are performed at the temple.
The temple has a Veda Paathashaala on its premises where many students learn Vedas. There are about 300 students who are provided accodmodation on the temple premises.
Wargal is at a distance of around 47 km from Secunderabad
. APSRTC buses are available every 10 minutes from Jubilee Bus Station.All Express services towards Siddipet
,Vemulawada are request stoppage at Wargal X roads.From where the temple is just 5 KMs. The buses stops at Lalbazar & Alwal to pick the passenger. Private transport facility is available from Wargal X Road to Temple. The weather is pleasant in all seasons. Here the oldest& historic Lord SHIVA temple,Lakshmi Ganapathi temple, Shani temple & sri Venugopalaswamy temples are there. The oldest Sri Lakshmi Narasimha swamy temple is located (NACHARAM) just 15 KMs away from WARGAL. The Lord VENKATESHWAR SWAMY TEMPLE (Rathnalayam) near SHAMIRPET is also can seen. The distance covered nearly 130 KMs for all 3 places from Secunderabad by own transportation.