Sangameswara Swamy Temple Muchumarri
Anantapur Temples

Sangameswara Swamy Temple Muchumarri

Sangameswara Swamy Temple Muchumarri

Sangameswara Swamy Temple Muchumarri is an ancient Hindu Temple which is submerged completely in the waters of Srisailam Dam. This temple darshan will only be available for 45 – 60 days in a year that too during summer when the dam water level comes down. This temple is located at the merging points of two rivers Krishna and Tungabadhra and their tributaries Bhavanasi,Veni, Hundri, Bhimarathi and Malapabharani rivers.

 

 

Present Sangameswara Swamy Temple Muchumarri

The present temple was rebuilt with utmost care by the Archaelogical department. Sangameswara Swamy was reinstalled here.

How to reach Sangameswara Swamy Temple Muchumarri ?

  1. Direct bus is available from Kurnool to Alampuram. From Alampuram, one can reach this temple either by walk or horse cart
  2. From Palamuru one can reach by bus to Kollampuram via Nagar Kurnool. From Kollampuram there is a bus to Chellapadu village, one should get down at Ayyavari palle. From here it is 2 km, one can reach Temple either by walk or bullock carts.
  3.  There is a boat facility available from Nehru Nagar and Natoor Konidela areas which are near to Nandikotturu Mandal, and Atmakur mandal in Kurnool district.
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Maddileti Narasimha Swamy Temple
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Maddileti Narasimha Swamy Temple

Maddileti Narasimha Swamy Temple Legends

Sri Kadiri Narasimha Swamy lost in dice board play with his wife. With the victory over the Lord, Sri Lakshmi started teasing Swamy, for which Lord uneasy and left the place. While on his search for the stay at Yerramala, Nallamala Hills, He the met Sri Uma Maheswara Swamy at Yaganti and requested for a suggestion on his residence. On His request, Uma Maheswara Swamy guided Him to the present Temple location which is next to Maddileru canal.

How to reach Maddileti Narasimha Swamy Temple?

  1. From Kurnool town temple is 85 km away
  2. From Nandyal Temple is 59 km away. One can reach Nandyala Railway station by train.
  3. Yaganti is 13 k from this temple. Direct bus is available to Yaganti with high frequency from Nandyala, Kurnool.
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Ranganatha Swamy Temple Bolikonda Thondapadu
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Ranganatha Swamy Temple Bolikonda Thondapadu

Ranganatha Swamy Temple Bolikonda Thondapadu

Ranganatha Swamy Temple is located on hill top ‘Swetha giri’  (Swetha means pure, giri means hill) . Here, Hill rocks appears to be in white color so it came to known as Swetha giri. Some say that, White color rock patches resembles as that of Bolli (In English Vitiligo disease) so locals started the calling hills by BolliKonda.

Legends goes this way, Lord Maha Vishnu started relaxing on this hills for sometime during his visit to The Earth. Knowing this, sages who were residing nearby the hills, approached and started praying the Lord. Lord Maha Vishnu impressed with their sincere prayers and stayed here on this hills as requested. It is said that, as time passes by the actual idol got disappeared, so locals installed Rangantha Swamy Idol at the same place and started offering prayers.

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Subramaneswara Swamy Temple Pampanur
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Subramaneswara Swamy Temple Pampanur

Subramaneswara Swamy Temple Pampanur

Subramaneswara Swamy Temple Pampanur Atmakur Mandal Anantapur

 

It is believed that, many great sages did penance at this place. During that time, there supposed to be seven temple tanks around this region, at present it is only one temple tank available.

Sri Vyasaraju who was a spiritual teacher (Raja Guru) for Sri Krsihna Deva raya (1509 A.D  – 1530 A.D), installed Sri Subramanyeswara Swamy Idol here. Later , there is no much attention towards this temple. During 1980 – 90, this temple was renovated and started with daily poojas. In the year 2008, Sri Ganapathy Sachidhananda Swamy built the sub temples for Siva and Parvathi.

 

How to reach Subramanya Swamy Temple Pampanuru?

  1. Direct bus is available from Anantapur to Pampanuru. Pampanuru is 20 km from Anatapur
  2. Direct bus is available from Tirupati Central bus station to Anantapur at regular intervals.
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Siddeshwara Swamy Temple Hemavathi Anantapur
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Siddeshwara Swamy Temple Hemavathi Anantapur

Siddeshwara Swamy Temple Hemavathi Anantapur

This temples has four famous Siva shrines which were built and patronized by Pallavas during 7th and 8th century. Hemavathi was the capital city of Noolamba Pallava dynasty , a small dynasty which heads 32,000 villages. This temple had a glorious times during the period of King Raja Mahendra of Noolamba dynasty. This Temple has both Pallava and Chola’s style of temple architecture.

About Noolamba Dynasty

Noolamba dynastical origin is associated with that of Pallavas, they were the governors to their kingdoms, is stated that they are related to Pallava’s families. Their earlier capital was Chitradurga, and their peak of their rule they shifted their capital to Henjeri (present day Hemavathi). Ancient Nolambavandi consisted of Chitradurga, a part of Hassan, Tumkur, Bangalore, Bellary and Kolar (Karnataka), North Arcot, Dharmapuri and Coimbatore ( Tamil Nadu), Anantapur, Chittoor in A.P. Mangala Nomabathi Raja (735 – 785 A.D) was the originator of the Noolamba dynasty.

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Surya Narayana Temple Budagavi
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Surya Narayana Temple Budagavi

Surya Narayana Temple Budagavi

Surya Narayana Temple Budagavi Village, Uravakonda Mandal, Anantapur District.  This temple is located on Bellary Highway and close to Uravakonda. This is the 2nd Temple in Andhra, 3rd in South and 8th in India. This is the only temple in the world where Surya Narayana is facing towards South direction.

This temple has been declared as an ancient monument and is under the maintenance of Archaeology and Museums Department.

One of the oldest temple for The Sun dating back to 13th Century at Uravakonda. This temple was built during the times of Chaluka empire.

 

How to reach Surya Narayana Temple Budagavi?

  1. Temple is 55 km from Anantapur Town. Direct bus is available at regular intervals.
  2. 5 km from Uravakonda.
  3. Nearest railway junction is at Guntakal, which is at 39 km from the temple.
  4. Temple is 330 km from Tirupati. Direct train is available from Tirupati Central Railway station to Guntakal.
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Kasapuram Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy Temple Guntakal

Kasapuram Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy Guntakal

Kasapuram Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy Temple Guntakal

Sri Vyasaraju who was the Spiritual Guru of Sri Krishna Devaraya of Vijayanagara empire while on his journey took a halt near Shilpagiri (also known as Chippagiri) with his discipiles. Anjaneya Swamy appeared in the dreams of  Sri Vyasaraju, and provided directions to the place where the emple can be built. Sri Vyasarju along with his disciples started searching for the place in the forest and planted a neem stick on a sand heap. To their surprise, neem stick started growing and leaves started appearing on the dry neem stick. Thus this place came to known as Nettikallu.

 

Kasapuram Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy Temple Amenities

Kesari Sadan Guest House  having 37 Rooms , maximum rent is Rs.400 per day.

Everyday, Free and quality food will be provided to 100 pilgrims. On Saturday’s, food will be offered for 400 devotees.

 

How to reach Kasapuram Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy Temple Guntakal

  1. Temple is 11 km from Guntakal Railway junction and 9 km from Bus station. Direct bus is available to this place.
  2. Direct train is available from Tirupati Railway station to Guntakal Junction, which is 4 hours 45 mins journey time.

Kasapuram Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy Temple Festivals

Sri Rama Navami will be celebrated with Sita Rama Kalyanotsavam in the temple. Hanuman Jayanthi will be celebrated during the month of Vaisaka. Maha Abhishekam will be performed on Pournami in Palguna month.

 

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