Srisailam-An Amazing Temple in Nallamala Forests

SRISAILAM- A Famous Shaiva Temple

SRISHAILAM is a  popular Shaiva Temple in Kurnool district in the state of Andhra Pradesh, It is an ancient temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva. One must look at the Kaivalya Swami temple, the Lord Shiva temple in one's lifetime.


For the protection of the temple and for the construction of the fort  in  Srisailam was built with  four grand gates, four arches,four towers and four splendid structures by the kings of those days.

.We can find the source about Srisailam temple in the 6th Century A.D. It is found in the Talgundi rules  of Kadamba Kingdom of Mysore in 6th Century

Importance of the Name
Srisailam is also being called as Sirigiri, Srigiri, Sri Parvathamu. Sri means wealth and Parvatham means mountain.  It is attributed that the mountain is wealthy mountain. The thought provoking dialogues are attracting everyone. 

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The Temple of Brahmaramba Mallikarjunaswamy is famous in Srisailam. It has idols of Shiva and Parvati.   Mallikarjuna Is worshipped as Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati as Bharamaramba. Since Srisailam is one of the 12 Jyotir Lingas of Lord Shiva, Hindus give a great deal of importance to this temple. Bathing is observed in the waterfalls of Jasmine Tirtham. It is believed that bathing in these waters will be sins and salvation. Temple complex

Srisailam-Sightseeing Places

There are about five hundred shivalingas around Srisailam. There are many places to see in the surrounding areas, temples, monasteries, mandapas and historical places. The sightless srisailam area can be divided into four parts. They are

1.Srisaila temple area.
2.Sunnipenta Area
3.Pandals and Panchamathala
4.Tourist places in the forest and historical places

Srisailam-Transport Facilities

Srisailam is 212 km from Hyderabad. This road passes through the forest area. The forest department should travel only during the day as they do not allow them to travel through the area at night.
Srisailam is 225 km from Guntur. Is far away. This route from Guntur to Narasaraopeta and Vinukonda connects with Kurnool Road at Dornala. From there, the journey to Srisailam on the hill route (53 km) is very good between the hills.

There are rail facilities from any side of India to Guntur to Narasaraopeta.

Air ways
From Hyderabad to Vijayawada or Guntur, you can reach through minor airports and then reach by bus.

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