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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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‘This is the right time’

At an eatery on NH-18 that goes from Kurnool to Kadapa, a group of young Sabarimala pilgrims, all in black dhotis, is engrossed in discussing their travel plans. There is a moment of silence when one of them remarks that by the time they return home, Y S Jaganmohan Reddy may have launched his new political party. Travel plans forgotten, …

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Rajampeta – A Major Town of YSR District

Rajampet, with a population of more than one lakh is the fourth largest town in the district. Rajampeta is located on Kadapa – Tirupati express highway at 14°11′00″N 79°10′00″E / 14.1833°N 79.1666°E / 14.1833; 79.1666.

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Attirala (Hatyarala) Sacred Temples

Attirala

There is the temple of sri Thretheswara swamy in the form of a stone sivalingam. This temple is picturesquely situated on the bank of the river Bahuda (Cheyyeru) on a hillock with a beautiful Kalyana mantapanm (marriage hall) and gali gopuram (tower). The hillock is known as Thretachalam on account of the manifestation of Threteswara swamy.

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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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2001 CENSUS HIGHLIGHTS – KADAPA DISTRICT

• Kadapa District stands 7th in terms of area size and ranks 18th in terms of population in the state. • Kadapa district stands 15th rank in terms of urbanization with a total urban population 5,87,753 forming 22.59 percentages to the total district population. • The sex ratio of the district is 974 against 955 in 1991 Census showing increase …

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