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imposing archamurti dressed in dazzling jewels and colourful
garlands pleases the beholders and confers boons when prayed
soulfully. This Lord has a preference for Tulasi archana, and so
bhaktas offer it invariably on their visit. He cures mental ailments
and chronic diseases with mere circumambulation ritual only. The
Brahmotsav falling in the month of Palgun is a great event in the
year, when lakhs visit and turn the hill into a Mini-Vaikunta with
numerous devotional activities and illumination of the entire hill.
It is then the Kalyanotsav celebrated to the Lord at the mid night.
The Car festival that follows is a star attraction too.
is another small shrine for Andalamma. Its size and precincts are
quite attractive and devotees pay a visit to it after taking bath in
temple tank called Vishnupushkarini. With these, this lovely little
hill temple is luring tourists more than the theists on account of
its location amidst the gorgeous beauty of Nature. It is 70 km off
Hyderabad and is accessible by train and bus.