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Devuni Kadapa Sri Lakshmi Venkateswara Temple

Devuni Kadapa

Devuni Kadapa (Telugu: దేవుని కడప) is a place in Kadapa City, famous for the temple of Sri Laxmi Venkateshwara. It is historically been known as the gateway to the temple of Venkateshwara, the presiding deity of Tirumala. Also called as Devuni Gadapam , it derives its name from Gadapa , a Telugu word, which means Threshold or gateway or doorstep …

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Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya – The mystic saint composer

Sri Tallapaka Annamacharya (1408-1503) the mystic saint composer of the 15th century is the earliest known musician of South India to compose songs called “sankIrtanas” in praise of Lord Venkateswara, the deity of Seven Hills in Tirumala, India where unbroken worship is being offered for over 12 centuries.

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TALLAPAKA – BIRTH PLACE OF ANNAMACHARYA

Tallapaka

Tallapaka (Telugu : తాళ్ళపాక) is a village in Rajampet mandal of Kadapa district. The village has the distinction of being the birthplace of Saint Annamacharya the famous composer of devotional songs on Lord Venkateswara who made invaluable contribution to music and literature during the 15th century.He composed more than Thirty two thousand devotional hymns – Sankeerthanas.  These keerthanas were set to Carnotic …

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