OSSAPCON - 2020

49th Annual Conference of

Orthopaedic Surgeons Society of Andhra Pradesh

Dates: January 31st & February 1st & 2nd 2020.

Venue: The Venue Convention Centre - Vijayawada.
Organised By: Vijayawada Orthopedic Society, Vijayawada, AP.

Kanaka Durga Temple is a famous hindu Temple of Goddess Durga located in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. The temple is located on the Indrakeeladri hill, on the banks of Krishna River. Kaalika puraana, Durgaa sapthashati and other vedic literature have mentioned about Goddess Kanaka Durga on the Indrakeelaadri and have described the deity as Swayambhu, (self-manifested) in Triteeya kalpa.

Goddess legend

According to a legend, the now verdant Vijayawada was once a rocky region strewn with hills that obstructed the flow of River Krishna. The land was thus rendered unfit for habitation or cultivation. Invocation to Lord Shiva for His intervention directed the hills to make way for the river. And the river started flowing unimpeded with all its might, through the tunnels or "Bejjam" bored into the hills by Lord Shiva. That is how the place got its name Bezawada...

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Kanaka Durga Temple is synonymous with Vijayawada. It is mentioned in the sacred texts...

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