Srisailam – Places nearby

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Srisailam – Mallikarjuna Swamy (Jyotirling) and Bhramarambika Devi (Shakti Peetham) Temple

Visiting Places near by

Gateways

Tripuranthakam in Prakasam in the East where God Tripuranthakeswara Swamy and Goddess Tripurasundari Devi are Presiding Deities.

Siddhavatam on the bank of the river Penna in Kadapa in the south where Jyothisideswara Swamy and Goddess Kamakshi Devi are the presiding Deities.

Alampur on the bank of the river Tungabhadra in Mahaboobnagar  in the west where Navabrahma Alayas, A group of nine temples of Chalukya period are situated. This Kshetram is also the seat of Goddess Jogulamba, the one of the 18 Maha Sakthi Peethams.

Umamaheswaram of Mahaboobnagar in the North where God Umamaheswara Swamy and Goddess Umamaheswari Devi are the presiding deities.

Eleswaram in Mahaboobnagar now submerged in the Nagarjuna Sagar Dam in the North East with Eleswara Swamy and Katyani as presiding Deities.

Somasila on the bank of the river Penna in South East with Skanda Someswara as the presiding Deity.

Pushpagiri in Kadapa in the South-West with Santhana Malleswara as Presiding Deity.

Sangameswaram at the confluence of the River Krishna and Tungabhadra in Kurnool on the North-West and submerged at Srisailam Dam with Sangameswara as presiding Deity. This temple has been re-built at Alampur.

Nature and Beauty

Surrounded by the Nallamalai Hills and dense forests, the Plateau of Srisailam is 476 m. above the Sea level. The word Nalla means beautiful and malai means hill. The river Krishna flow in the narrow gorge of 100m. Wide and at a depth of nearly 1000 m. from the top of the hill. The river continues to flow through the narrow gorge till it reaches Nagarjuna Sagar carrying on both the banks intractable forests dotted here and there by small tribal settlements, forming into natural sanctuaries of wild animals.

Other temples.

  • THE PANCHAMATHAMS
  • SIKHARAM
  • HATAKESWARAM
  • PHALADHARA PANCHADHARA
  • SAKSHI GANAPATHI
  • KAILASADWARAM
  • BHEEMUNI KOLANU
  • THE TEMPLE OF ISTAKAMESWARI
  • AKKAMAHADEVI CAVES
  • KADALIVANAM
  • NAGALOOTY
  • BHRAMARAMBA CHERUVU
  • SARVESWARAM
  • GUPTHA MALLIKARJUNAM
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