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Sankranti Festival in Kadapa District

sankranti

Sankranti (Telugu: సంక్రాంతి లేదా సంకురాత్రి), the biggest harvest festival in Andhra Pradesh, that is associated with the annual cycle of seasons. Sankranthi is celebrated to mark the end of the harvest season during January. Sankranthi, the biggest harvest festival, is celebrated over three days. Each day is marked by different festivities. The festival is celebrated with the name ‘Pongal’ in …

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Festivals Observed in Kadapa District

Hindu Festivals: Ugadi: Many Hindu shops begin their official New Year on this auspicious day, instead of commencing pn Deepavali day. The merchants of Proddatur give substantial mamools in cash or clothing or fixed bonus on this occasion to their employees.

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Bhairaveswara Temple – Nallacheruvu palli

bhairaveswara temple

Nallacheruvu palli (Telugu: నల్లచెరువు పల్లి) – Situated at a distance of 10 miles from Pulivendula, the taluk head quarters, 18 miles from Muddanur Railway Station and 31 miles from Jammalamadugu, the sub-divisional headquarters. It is on the right bank of the Mogameru River at its confluence with Uddanda vagu (a small rivulet). Four furlongs to the east of this village …

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Siddaiahgari Mutt – Mudumala (Kadapa District)

Mudumala is a village Situated at a distance of 1.5 miles from Palugurallapalle on Porumamilla – Mydukur road, 30 miles from Badvel and 40 miles from Giddalur Railway Station. Siddaiah gari mutt with his idol on his jeevasamadhi and Venkatesamayyagari mutt are the places of worship in this village. Chief disciple of Veerabrahmam: Siddaiah was the chief disciple of Sri …

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Bhairva Kona in the heart of Nallamala

Bhairava kona

‘Bhairva Kona’ or ‘Bhaireni’ (Telugu : భైరేని or భైరవకోన ) Situated in the middle of Nallamala Reserve Forest at a distance of 12 miles from Onipenta and 30 miles Yerraguntla Railway Station. Onipenta is on the Mydukur – Porumamilla bus route. Journey for an hour through the deep forest will gives thrilling experience to pilgrims/tourists. One has to go through …

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Sri Veerabrahmendra Swami (Temple) festival – Kandimallayapalli (B.Mutt)

Kandimallayapalle, popularly known as Bramham gari mutt is a hamlet of SOMIREDDYPALLE Situated at a distance of 23.5 miles from Mydukur and 38 miles from the nearest railway Station, Kadapa. Village is made up of the following communities: Hindus, Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Muslims. The chief means of livelihood of the people are agriculture and agricultural labour.                 Sri …

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పుష్పగిరి సందర్శనంతో- శతఅశ్వమేధయాగాల ఫలితం !

కడప మే 11 : రాష్ట్రంలో ప్రఖ్యాత పుణ్యతీర్థంగా వెలుగొందుతున్న పుష్పగిరిలోని శ్రీ లక్ష్మీచెన్నకేశవ స్వామి, వైద్యనాథేశ్వరస్వామి వార్షిక బ్రహ్మోత్సవాలు ఈనెల 11వ తేదిన మంగళవారం నుంచి ఘనంగా ప్రారంభం కానున్నాయి. చారిత్రాత్మకంగా సుప్రసిద్ధిగాంచిన ఈ క్షేత్రంలో పావన పినాకినీ నదీ తీరాన  చాళుక్యుల కాలంలో శ్రీలక్ష్మీచెన్నకేశవస్వామి ఆలయం,చోళుల కాలంలో కామాక్షి సమేత వైద్యనాథేశ్వరస్వామి దేవాలయాలను నిర్మించడం జరిగింది.

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Ananthapuram Gangamma Jaatara (fair)

Gangamma Jaatara is celebrated annually. The temple plot was once a jungle. Peramvandlu the residence of Anantapuram, were reported to have cut and heaped of the thorny bush and placed a black stone to keep it in position. The next day they went with bullock cart to bring it from the hedge. But they could not lift the heap. Meanwhile a man possessed of the deity Gangamma revealed ...

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