famous ancient place has perched a coveted place in the temple history due to
its association with the infinitely popular Balanagamma folk lore story
popularised by the Burrakatha artistes akin to Harikatha bhagavathothamas. The
goddess Aidamma played a spectacular role and established for herself a
permanent place due to demonstration of her sports. She is popular as very
compassionate goddess, who rescues her adorers from the clutches of the Satanic
forces. if they rely upon her and her bounty after offering soulful prayers. She
reveals her dreadful aspect and is appeased with animal sacrifice most. On
account of enjoying her munificence and freed from the unending worries, she is
adored passionately by rural folk. And festivals are celebrated with great eclat.
Regular daily pujasm, and the annual festival falling in the month of Sravana lure
huge crowds, who are lustily participating in special prayer services to express
their devotion to her.
lies in the Vanaparthi taluq of Palamur district of Andhra Pradesh, accessible by