the other interesting objects that lure the visitors, the Kshetra
vriksha on the hill comes first. The tree blesses the barren women
with children by offering prayers. The second is a slab bearing the
foot prints of Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu. It is installed on a raised
platform on the step way to the hill temple. Visitors halt for a
while and pray to that remarkable saint-Poet. There are some
thirthams famous for their waters and are connected with divinities.
The Kiti thirtham, Vata thirtham and Chakra thirtham are famous and
are lying within a walkable distances from shrines lying in the
centre of town.
are many festivals celebrated to the Presiding deities throughout
the year. As there are temples for both Vaishnava deities like
Narasimhaswamy, Venkateswaraswamy and Satyanarayanaswamy, and
Saivate deities like Malleswaraswamy, this temple town is busy
always with festivals and special prayer services of all types.
Everyday is an auspicious day, since it is deemed one of the eight
important Mahakshetras of Pavitra Bharat, and one among the 32 visit
worthy Narasimha Kshetras of Andhra Pradesh. The Brahmotsavam
festival lasting for 12 days, Vaikunta Ekadasi, Hanuman Jayanti,
Srirama Navami, Narasimha Jayanthi, Maha Sivaratri have also great
pull. and thousands of Narasimhopasakas and Sivabhaktas participate
in them with great ardour worthy of emulation.