Medaram is a tiny village, located in Warangal district of Andra Pradesh. Population of this village is less than 3000 and there are only 700 house holds. This beautiful village is well known for the biennial religious congregation called 'Samakka Sarakka Jatra'. This three days congregation is considered second largest in India after Kumbha Mela. Usually starts at the full moon day. During this jatra, this small village is flooded with millions of devotees and tourist makes this village pomp and gaiety. Medaram is located around 120 km from Warangal and 140 km from Hyderabad, state capital. Origin of this congregation is unknown, but there are several folk stories available about this jatra. It is believed Jatra was started during 13th century. Samakka and Sarakka are female embodiments, people believe that their prayers will be fulfilled by attending this Jatra. The whole Medaram village will be lit up and devotees will continue to throng. Several government and private vehicles will be busy in transporting countless of people. It is one of the greatest event in Andra Pradesh.
How to reach Medaram
Hyderabad airport is the nearest one, located 140 km from Hyderabad.
Warangal railway station is the nearest one. Frequent trains are arranged during this congregation.
Numerous private and state owned buses are available to Warangal and from warangal many local buses, taxi, autos are available. During Jatra, straight buses are specially arranged for devotees and tourists by the Andra government.
Average temperatuer is ranging from 26 ° c to 35 ° c. October to February is the best time to visit, especially during Jatra.
MEDARAM JATARA 2012
Medaram jathara celebrates on alternate years . This year
2012 it is starts on Feb 8 and ends Feb 11.more than one crore people from than five states are
expected to visit this place during this month.
APSRTC operating 3,160 buses from various parts of the State for
How to reach
Apsrtc Busses and many private travel runs from Warangal city.First
travel 72 Km from warangal to pasra and
medaram is 21 km from pasra.
People coming from adilabad,karimnagar
and nizamabad should first travel to kamalapur cross road ate boopalpally after
travel through gollabuddaram,dudhekulapalli,Bakkayyapeta,Narlapur to reach
People coming from Madhya Pradesh , Chattisgarh States and khammam
District will first reach eturnagaram Mandal
and cross singaram, kannai gudem, gangaram
then cross Godavari river at Devadula.
People from Bastar district , odishha border and badrachalam should first visit mangapeta
in warangal district then by national highy way reach to Medaram.
Kazipet and warangal are the near by railways stations that
connects medarm and other States by Rail Route.
Please to see While coming
On Thadawai warangal road one
can visit Laknavaram lake.Hanging bridge is major attraction here.
On Thadawai to warangal road
, 14 km from jangal palli crposs one can visit
Ramappa Temple. Famous for wonderful kakatiyas temple carvings on stones.
There are many tousrist places to see inside warangal City .Thousand
pillar temple(veyi stambala gudi), bhadrakali temple and Kakatiya fort are must see places