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Manthani Gauthameswara Temple

Manthani Gauthameswara temple is located in the heritage place of Manthani, this temple is known for its great historical archeological and religious evidence. This temple is mainly dedicated to Lord Shiva, and you will also get to know more about some parts of Jain and Buddhist cultures, as located within this segment. The main deity over here is Gautameswar. There is no such history about its origin, but the lingam is stated to be more or less similar to Thousands pillar temple. The Kakatiya kings renovated this old temple during their reign and its sculpture is a must see. The Manthani temple has Godavari river in its surroundings and to its north, there is Bokkala Vaagu however in the southern direction there is a lush green forest. To its east lies Ravula Cheruvu which is a small lake. This place is considered to be the oldest example of Vedic learning and with a growing knowledge platform for the vacationers. The temple is quite fragile at this point of time, but the id

Yoga Narasimha Swamy Temple

Yoga Narasimha Swamy Temple located in  Sundilla Village , Kamanpur Mandal, Pedddapalli District, Telangana State, India is a famous historic temple. Lord Narasimha is an incarnation of Lord Vishnu to save his devotee Prahalada from the clutches of his demon father Hiranyakashipa. The Lord Narasimha (Man-Lion) is fourth incarnation among the major ten incarnation of Lord Narayana. The birth of Lord Narasimha is celebrated with faith and joy on the fourteenth day of bright half month of Vaishakha. There are innumerable temples throughout the world where Lord Narasimha is worshipped in various forms such as Ugra-Narasimha, and Lakshmi-Narasimha. But, in Sundial Village he is worshipped as Yoga-Narasimha. This temple was renovated by Kakatiyas in 13th Century This temple is located at a distance of 5 kms from Godavarikhani Bus Station.

Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy, Odela

Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy temple of Lord Shiva is located about 2 km from the Odela village and Mandal, Peddapalli District in Telangana State, India. Sri Bramarambha Mallikarjuna Swamy vari Tiru Kalyana Mahotsavam celebrated grandly every year. Devotees from various cities participate the kalyana mahotsavam. Acitvities Nakabali, Ammavariki Kunkumarchana, Grama paryatana vuregimpu, Maha Shivaratri parvadinam saamuhika rudrabhishekam, Archanalu Radotsavamu, Ugadi, Bandlu tiruguta, Vahana Poojalu. Sree Rama Navami, Sree Seetha Ramula Kalyanam, Toli Ekadasi, Pedda Patnamulu - Agni gunda Mahotsavamulu, Swamy variki mahanyasa poorvaka ekkadasha redrabhishekamulu, dakshma yaam kadha sravanamu, gelupu utsavamulu, Saamuhika laksha Jwalarchana, Vinayaka Chavithi, Navarathri Utsavalu, Dussera, Vijaya Dasami (Shami Pooja), Karthika pournami Deepotsavamu. The village is connected by rail and road. The village falls on the train route between Delhi and Chennai between the Kazipet and Bala

Adhivaraha Swamy temple

Adhivaraha Swamy temple is very historical temple located in Kamanpur Village, Manthani Mandal, Peddapalli District in Telangana State India. Aadi Varaha Swamy Devasthanam, the presiding deity which is as incarnation of Lord Vishnu in the form of a wild boar, worshipped by devotees in large numbers in this tiny village of Kamanpur. Located adjoining Singareni open cast project amid thick greenery around, this is the only temple of Varaha Swamy in the country which is not installed in a sanctum sanctorum. The deity is found on a rock on a small hillock. Come rain or shine, the deity is worshipped in open by the devotees. This is the second Varaha Swamy temple in the country after Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD). Local priests say that the temple emerged some 600 years ago when the incarnation was very small in the size of rat. However, over the years, the incarnation of the god had grown to a height of two feet. It is believed that the incarnation of the god grows every yea

Sri Rama Gundalu

Sri Rama Gundalu on Genco Hills, Ramagundam, Peddapalli District, Telangana State, India is one of the oldest temples. This hill has 108 springs and it is believed that Sri Rama came here during 13 year exile. Ramagundam is a city is in the Peddapalli district of the Indian state of Telangana. It is the biggest and most populous city in the Peddapalli district. It is located on the banks of the Godavari river. The City of Ramagundam gets its name from a combination of two words: (Rama + Gundam). Ramagundam is known as city of Energy. As of 2015 census, the city had a population of 287,644, making it the 5th most populous in the state.

Peddapalli District

Head Quarters        : Peddapalli Revenue divisions    : 2 (Peddapalli and Manthani) Mandals              : 14 Population           :  795,332 Area (km2)           :  4,614.74 (1,781.76 sq mi) Literacy             :  65.54% Highways              : SH 1 Rivers               : Godavari Vehicle Registration : TS 22 Collector            :  Alugu Varshini

Shivaram Wildlife Sanctuary

SIVARAM Wildlife Sanctuary was set up in 1987, exclusively for the protection of marsh crocodiles. Located along the holy River Godavari which is the lifeline to the  Sivaram wildlife Sanctuary in Mancherial and Peddapalli districts of Telangana, the total area of this beautiful wildlife Sanctuary is approx. 36.29 sq kms.   Shivaram Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife preserve located nearly 10 km from Manthani and 50 km from Mancherial town in Telangana and is well accessible by road. Mancherial is the nearest railway station. The deciduous vegetation of this sanctuary consisting of Timan, Terminalias, Teak, Gumpena, Kodsha. It also has some Thorny Shrubs. The wildlife sanctuary attracts a lot of tourists with its wide collection of fauna which includes Sloth bear, Nilgai, Panther, Langaur, Rhesus Monkey, Cheetal, etc.  Situated on the banks of River Godavari, this place is their natural habitat. This wild life sanctuary is a haven for nature lovers and nature photographers. The eco syst

Sabitham Waterfalls

The waterfall in Sabitham village in Peddapalli is drawing hundreds of people everyday Located in a thick forest and surrounded by hillocks, the waterfall in the Sabhitam village in Peddapalli mandal is drawing huge crowds this monsoon season, but crying for attention from the district authorities. This small waterfall in this tiny village located about 45 km from the district headquarters on the Peddapalli-Manthani road attracts lot of visitors from July to November when the rains lash the region. The overflowing water from the Gattusingaram hillocks turns into waterfall at the Gauri Gundala, as the locals call it. The water plummets from a height of nearly 100 feet on the rocks, attracting visitors in the rainy season. Recently, Minister for Finance and Civil Supplies Etala Rajender, Peddapalli legislator D. Manohar Reddy, Collector Neetu Prasad also visited the spot. Speaking on the occasion, the Minister assured the villagers that the waterfalls would be developed into a tourist sp

Ramagiri Fort and Hills

The Fort located on the RAMAGIRI HILLS, is near the BEGUMPET Village in KAMANPUR MANDAL in Peddapalli district. The Fort was built within a thickly forested area. The hills and surroundings here are astounding to watch and contain many herbs of medicinal importance. .  The Fort is nestled on the top of picturesque Ramagiri hillock, surrounded by eye-feasting greenay, and provides a magnificent view of the confluence of the Manair and Godavari Rivers.

Peddabankor

Peddabankor is an early Buddhist site discovered in the 1960’s in  Peddapalli District  at the confluence of two small streams in Telangana, India.  Located 18 miles from Karimnagar. It is a place of archeological interest and the excavations here revealed apsidal rubble walled structures, brick structures, brick built and terracotta wolf.  The site also shows covered underground drains to channel waste water into soakage pits. Peddabankur is a small village now but was an important settlement during the Satavahana period extending over a 30 hectare area. About 10 kilometers, from Peddabankur was the fortified site which  is one of the 30 walled cities mentioned by Megasthenes. The stupa must date from the third century BCE because an inscription of the first quarter of the second century BCE records the veneering of the existing stupa. Roman coins and a terra cotta figure of a Roman trader have been recovered. There is no direct evidence of a monastery but a site of this size needed m

Dhulikatta Budhist Site

The Buddhist Stupa dating back to 2nd century BC and one of the 30 walled cities mentioned by Megasthenes located in Dhulikatta village of Eligaid mandal in Karimnagar district, Telangana lies neglected for several decades due to lethargy on the part of the government.  Dhulikatta got its name from ‘Dhulikota’ that means a fort made of mud.  It is about twenty-five kilometres away from Karimnagar city. The nearest Airport is Hyderabad which is about 175 kms from Dhulikatta. From there one can hire private vehicles. Situated about 20kms away from Dhulikatta the nearest Railway Station is Peddapalli. One can hire private vehicles from those places to reach Dhulikatta. The Archaeology Department had discovered the heritage structure in 1975 along the shores of a picturesque rivulet on the outskirts of Dhulikatta village. Barring the discovery of this early Buddhist stupa, the authorities have failed to take up any measures for the development and protection of the heritage site fo

Polavasa Chiefs

Polavasa / Polasa chiefs / Nengonda Dynasty   (1075 AD -1160 AD) are the descendants of Rashtrakutas and  were based immediately north of the Kakatiya territories.  Polavasa was a capital under the rule of Medaraja (1080–1110). They ruled from  their capital at Polavasa (modern day  Jagtial)  of  Karimnagar district  to Narsampet of Warangal district from their capital at Polavasa. Polavasa kings would have maintained the confederation, as three brothers Medararaju,Edaraju and Gundaraja  (1116- 1138)  was ruling from different places and bearing the same title. This may be because of their Rastrakuta descent.   The Polavasa chiefs were subordinates of the Western Chalukyas, but revolted against their overlords during the early 12th century. However, they were eventually subdued by  Chalukya  King Jagadekamalla II, with the support of  Beta II (1076 - 1108)  for which he was awarded Sabbi-1000 region ( modern-day Karimnagar district). Prola defeated Gundaraja, ruler of Mantr