is in the Annavaram temple a famous and a unique Yantra the like of which does not exist
anywhere else in India.
The Yantra is based on the
Tripad Vibhuti Narayana Upanishad, which is a part of the Devarshi sakha of the
The shrine is constructed in two stories, the lower one
containing the Yantra, and the upper one containing the vigrahas of the Lord.
The Garbha griha of the Lord has four entrances., In the centre
thereof, like a Panavattam under the Shivalinga, Tripe- ethas are constructed, and on the
top of them over the Meru portion, the Beeja- kshara Samputi of the Yantra is chiseled.
At the apex thereof which forms the Bindu, a monolithic pillar
is constructed and on the top of the pillar the image of the Lord is in the centre, the
image of the Goddess is in the right and a Shivalinga is on the left.
The idols are of exquisite grace andbeauty and are encaged in