VADAPALLI

vadapallySri Narasimha Swamy temple is one of the ancient temples dedicated to Lord Narasimha Swami. Sri Narasimha Swami temple is located at the confluence of two rivers Krishna and Musi. These two rivers come together in the form of L-shape which attracts the pilgrims irresistibly.

It is believed that the Idol has life and breathes in a rhythmic pattern. The temple authorities have arranged two lamps. One lamp shows the face of the Lord breathing. The other lamp illuminates the sanctum sanctorum. Sri Narasimha Swamy is believed to bless the devotees with health and prosperity who pray to him in fervent devotion.

Sree Seetha Ramachandra Swamy

seetha1The Sree Seetha Ramachandra Swamy shrine at Bhadrachalam, the most famous temple in the country dedicated to Lord Rama, is situated on the left bank of the Godavari river. It is a place of pilgrimage for Hindus, considered to be one of the greatest holy shrines in South India with a very rich and unique historical background. The Temple was constructed in the 17th Century by the local Tahsildar, Kancharla Gopanna, popularly known as Bhakta Ramadas, a fervent devotee of Lod Sree Rama.

The puranic and historic facts relate that Lord Rama long after he had shed his mortal coils manifested himself to save his devotee Bhadra Maharshi whom he promised ‘moksha’ after intensive prayer. That is why the village is named after Bhadra as Bhadradri or Bhadrachalam. Srirama appeared in a dream to a woman called Pokala Dammakka and informed here about the existence of vigrahas on Bhadragiri hills. To her surprise she found the “Vigrahas” and put up a modest structure. This was the origin of the present temple.

Chaya Someswara Swamy Temple

chayaChaya Someswara Swamy Temple is located in Panagal village, Nalgonda district of Telangana, India. This temple was built during 11th&12th centuries by the Ikshvaku family. The temple got the name as it is believed that there is an everlasting shadow on Lord Shiva’s Lingam in the main temple, all day. The Chaya Someshwara Swamy Aalayam in the Nalgonda district is an epitome of beauty, arts and spectacle. The temple got its name from its mystifying shadow or Chaya. This amazing temple, engineered by the Kunduru Cholas is accepted as Thrikutalayam. It testifies the fantastic creative thinking and flair of its architects.

chaya2One of the temple’s Garbhagudis, in the west and facing east, of the Thrikutalayam always witnessesa shadow and this mystery attracts thousands of visitors to this Temple.

Surendrapuri temple

surendrapuriLord Hanuman commands a unique place among all the Hindu deities. It is believed that Lord Hanuman is living today in identical body and when this Kalpa ends then another will begin. Panchamukha Anjaneya Swamy Temple is a revered shrine, situated at Surendrapuri, close to Yadagirigutta in Nalgonda district.

surendrapuri2It is located 2 km away from Yadagirigutta in Telangana, India. Earlier the area was famous for this Panchamukha Hanuman temple, which has one of the tallest idols of Hanuman, but now it also has other temples and sculptures including a famous museum, which is attracting visitors from all over the state.

Yadagirigutta

Sri Lakshminarasimha Swamy Temple or Yadagirigutta is a popular Hindu Temple devoted to Lord Narasimha Swamy, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. It is situated over a hillock in the Nalgonda district, Telangana at a distance of 6 km from Riagir Railway station, 13 km from Bhongir and around 60 kilometers from the capital city of Hyderabad.

9Yadagirigutta is a unique and pleasant hillock that enjoys moderate climate in all seasons. The place witnesses a heavy rush of devotees, not less than 5000-8000 pilgrims on average each day for offering their vomaws, performing pujas, kalyanam, abhisekam etc. while the crowd grows substantially during weekends, holidays and festivals.

According to legend in Tretayugam, there was a sage called Yadarishi, who was son of the great sage Rishyasrunga and Santa Devi and performed penance inside a cave with Anjaneya’s blessings. Pleased with his devotion Lord Narasimha reportedly appeared before him in five different forms namely Sri Jwala Narasimha , SriGandabherunda, Sri Yogananda, Sri Ugra and Sri Lakshminarasimha which later manifested into finely sculpted forms and hence it is worshiped as Pancha Narasimha Kshetram. According to Skanda Purana, there is a cave temple of Lord Vishnu where several years ago the invincible Sudharshna chakra moved in the direction like a compass guiding them towards this temple. Here Aaradhana and Puja are performed as per Pancharatra Agamam. The puja vidhanam here is done as prescribed by Late Sri Vangeepuram Narasimhacharyulu who had served as Sthanacharya of this famous temple. In 15th Century, the Vijayanagara king Sri Krishnadevarayalu had mentioned about the temple in autobiography that before going to war he always visited the temple praying the lord for victory. The temple town has facilities for accommodation of pilgrims while many tonsure their heads after fulfillment of a wish. The town is well connected by a ghat road to the capital and nearby key towns. There are many restaurants here for the sake of devotees while the devasthanam board continues to make other amenities available for the public including special darshan, kalyanam, providing prasadams etc. The temple is highly revered in the Telangana region.