Yes, we get to see many renowned locations in films and most of us try to visit if they found super cool and interesting...And, do you ever visited a location in which the blockbuster hit film of 'Rana Daggubati' was directed???
The film which made a stupendous hit at the box office and bagged a huge success for this 'Baahubali' actor is none other than 'Nene Raju Nene Mantri'. This political thriller movie has been shot in a site which has a great history and also best known as a pilgrimage site.
We are speaking about Yaganti Temple in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. Major scenes from this epic movie were directed in this location.
We EeYuva thought of introducing you to this place filled with serenity and devotion. Have a look…
This famous temple is also known as 'Sri Yaganti Uma Maheshwara Temple'. Famous place for growing Nandi (bull) this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddesses Parvathi.
What Is Yaganti Famous For???
This place is very famous for its history and especially for growing Nandi. According to legends, it is believed that Lord Shiva's Vahana (vehicle) Nandi (bull) is seen growing one inch for every 20 years.
Do you know, one pillar of the temple was removed in order to adjust the space for growing Nandi??? Yeah, this is something unusual right!!!
History Behind This Temple…
Sage Agastya after completion of his 'Uttara Desha Yatra', reaches South and landed on this place. He found this place as very beautiful and thought to install Lord Venkateshwara idol here. After successful completion of the statue, the big toe of the idol was broken. The disheartened Agastya to seek solution started praying Lord Shiva.
Lord Shiva appears in the form of a Tiger and says to him that this entire place looks like Kailash, so it is more suitable as adobe of Lord Shiva. Hence, this temple is thus dedicated to Lord Shiva along with goddesses Parvathi and Nandi (bull).
Marvel Puskharni Pond
As usual, every temple is associated with a ghat where devotees are supposed to take ritual baths for wiping of sins. Following the same rule, this temple site is also nestled with a Pushkarni Pond in which water comes from Nandi mouth.
According to sources, it is not yet discovered the source of water. This pond is filled with water throughout the year.
Caves Surrounding The Temple…
There are three caves surrounding the temple...They are…
Agastya Cave is the cave where sage Agastya performed prayers to Lord Shiva.
Venkateswara Cave is the place where the broken idol of Lord Venkateswara Swamy was kept. It is believed that this idol exists much before Tirumala Tirupathi Venkateswara statue. This place also stands as an alternative to Tirupathi according to Kala Gnanam.
Veera Brahmam Cave is the place where the great saint Potuluri Veera Brahmam wrote Kala Gnanam. In his Kala Gnanam, it is written that the growing Nandi (bull) will come alive and shout loudly at the end of Kali Yuga.
How To Reach There…
Yaganti is 14 km from Banganapalle Mandal and approximately 100 Km from Kurnool. One can reach here by own transport or local buses to this place.
Other Connected Site-seeing Places…
Belum Caves are 45 Km away from this temple. So you can reach this heritage site and enjoy your trip.
The another Tollywood movie which directed in this location is Victory Venkatesh's 'Jayam Manadera'...
Grab this chance in summer, visit both these sites and get thrilled…
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