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Umamaheshwaram

Umamaheshwaram

  Umamaheswaram is located at a distance of 150 KM from Hyderabad and close by Achampet in Mahabubnagar District. Umamaheswaram temple is situated on very tall hills of Nallamala forests and dates back to 2nd century A.D. To reach the temple, one has to ride on very steep and dangerous curves of 5 mile length from the bottom of the hill. It is well known as North Entrance to Srisailam (Jyotirlingam). Umamaheswaram temple is in deep Nallamalai forests and located in vast range of Scenic mountains. Umamaheswaram is popular for it's Misterious papanashanam where you can always find a mug of water what ever you take out from it throughout the year. Nobody could find from where this water is coming. Till today it is the home for innumerous Sadhus. The presiding deities in Umamaheshwaram are Mallikarjuna (Shiva) and Bhramaramba (Devi).

Alampur

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According to the traditions,there are four doorways to srisailam.These entrances are themselves places of pilgrimage.To the east is Tripurantakam.To the south Siddhavattam.To the north is Umamaheshwaram.To the west is Alampur.The most famous temples here are the Nava Bramha temples, A group of nine temples built by Chalukyas.The Nava Bramha temples are situiated with in a miniature.Fortress on the west bank of river Thungabadra.on either side are the temples of goddesses of Kamakshi and Ekamreshwari. These temples are adorned with intricate cavings portraying beautiful sculptures of Gods and Goddesses in various forms and postures.About 1.6 km south of Alampur is Papanasanam,another pilgrim center where there is a cluster of over 20 temples.Alampur is located 130 km from mahabubnagar and 217 km from Hyderabad.

Jetaprolu

Jetaprolu

Located 9 km from Kollapur & 158 km from Mahabubnagar, this place is famous for the ancient Agasthyeswara Swamy temple built between the 10 th & 16th century A.D. Festivals like Sivarathri, Kartiha Pournami, Masa Sivarathri and Toli Ekadasi are celebrated with great fervour. This temple was shifted to Jetprole when the Krishna waters threatened to submerge the villages after the construction of the Srisailam dam. Another temple 15 km from Kollapur, is the Madana Gopala Swamy temple built by the Rajas of Jetprole during the 16th century A.D. The pillars, beams and the walls of the temple are richly adorned with beautiful sculptures.

SriRangapur

Srirangapur

Srirangapur is situated at a distance of 12 km from Wanaparthy, which is 100 km from Mahabubnagar. Here you find a Sri Ranganayakaswamy temple built during the 18th century A.D. According to a legend, king Krishnadeva Raya once visited Srirangam and desired to construct Sri Ranganayakaswamy temple in his kingdom. That night, he dreamt that Sri Ranganayakaswamy told him that He is at some place in his kingdom and an eagle would lead Krishnadeva Raya to that place. Next day, the king followed the eagle and the temple was built on the banks of Ratnapushpakarni lake, between the Kothakota & Karapakala hills.

Somasila

Somasila

This town is situated 120 km from Mahabubnagar and 10 km from the Kollapuri Someswara Swamy temple. There are 15 temples, all housing Shivalingas where Shivarathri & Karthika Pournami are celebrated with much fervour. The Pushkar Snanam during the Krishna Pushkaram, which occurs once in 12 years, is auspicious. The temple was shifted from old Somasila village to higher land to protect it from being submerged in Krishna waters. With beautiful surroundings, it is also an ideal picnic spot.

Kollapur

Kollapur

The Madhava Swamy temple at Kollapur was originally built by the 16th century A.D., on the left bank of river Krishna , at Manchalakatta. The architecture of the temple is exceedingly beautiful. All around the temple walls , the beautifully carved sculptures depict the 24 aspects of Vishnu and Dasavathars of Vishnu. Various pillars supporting the mandapa, the Garudalaya, add beauty to the temple complex. Due to the submergence under the Srisailam project reservoir, this temple was shifted and transplanted at Kollapur. This temple is located 180 km from Hyderabad and 110 kms from Kurnool and Mahabubnagar.

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