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KRISHNAVTAR  KSHETRAS IN ANDHRA PRADESH

Balanagar - Venugopalaswamy Aalayam

This shrine is the sole gift of a Jagirdar, who in turn obtained it as gift by a Muslim feudal lord on recognition of his devotional fervor. The story goes that the present temple lies in the Jagir of Burgula Pullama Raju, who served loyally the Muslim Jagirdar of the present Shadnagar region. The Muslim ruler was so pleased with the services and integrity of two officials belonging to high caste biahmin vamsas of Julapalli and Pullamaraju, that he gifted away generously the village now called Balanagar. The devout brehmin Pullanlaraju, the grandfather of Burgula Ramakrishna Rao, the famous Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh soon embarked upon tile grandiose project of building many temples in the village. One among them is this temple which even today is attracting devout bhaktas regularly. Modern renovation gave fact-lift to the old temple, and on account of this, it is holding its tight grip on the pious public. The archamurti is an exquisite piece of art that compels attention and adoration at first sight itself. Agamic puja is conducted daily and the annual festivals are celebrated with great devotional zeal.

It lies in the Balanagar of ZCherla taluq of Palamur district of Andhra Pradesh, commanding bus service.

 

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