This is a very ancient pilgrimage centre. Lord Narasimha manifested himself here as a huge of rock in yoga mudra and hence it acquired the name of ‘Penusila’ (huge rock) and in course of time became famous as ‘Penchalakona’. Legend has it that after slaying the demon Hiranya Kasipa, Lord Narsimha bathed in Penchalakona and […]
Vedagiri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple was built on a small hill, popularly known as Narasimha Konda, by the banks of river Penna about 15 km from Nellore. According to the rock inscriptions, this temple was built by the Pallava king Narsimha Varma in the ninth century. It is believed that the sage Kashyapa established the […]
Sri Mallikharjuna Swamy and Kamakshi Thai temple is located about 12 kms from Nellore in Jonnawada village on the banks of river Penna. A Sri Chakram installed by Jagadguru Sankaracharya is very famous here. Pilgrims take a dip in the holy lake Kashyapa Theertham, known to wash away all bad karma.
Every year, numerous pilgrims visit […]
Konda Bitragunta, Near Bitragunta
SPSR Nellore District
The famous Prasanna Venkateswara Swamy temple is located in Bilakoota Kshetram of Konda Bitragunta near Bitragunta in SPSR Nellore district. Panchavahnika brahmotsavams are held here every year around the month of March.