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ALAMPUR - PAPANASESWARA AALAYAM

It is a unique thirtha kshetra, although renowned for enshrining Navabrahmas in the nine Aalayas built in the North Indian style, like curvilinear towers etc., besides housing one of the Sakthipithas, it boasts of Sivaalayas and Vaishnavate Aalayas built on the banks of Vedavathi and Nadavathi, the tributaries of Tungabhadra. Among the Aalayas, the Papanaseswara Swamy Aalayam lies in the middle. Its architectural grandeur is comparitively less impressive, though the multi-pillared halls and huge mantaps enshrine many adorable deities. The sculptural pieces on the walls represent many episodes. One peculiarity observable here is the carving of Navagrahas on the ceiling. The Saptamatrukas shrine and a niche enshrining the Mahishasura Mardini deserve visiting for offering prayers. The Aalaya dedicated to Chennakesava swamy, Suryanarayana swamy, Narasimha swamy are in the vicinity of Navabrahma Aalayas and they are visit-worthy.

It lies just 20 km of Kurnool, the district head quarters town of the same name, commanding all facilities of conveyance.

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