Why is Yadagirigutta famous?

Why is Yadagirigutta famous?

Sri Lakshminarasimha Swamy Temple or Yadagirigutta is a popular Hindu Temple devoted to Lord Narasimha Swamy, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

How old is Yadagirigutta Temple?

The centuries-old temple on Yadagirigutta, renamed now as Yadadri, was originally confined to just 2,500 square yards of area. Now, the temple complex is spread over 14.5 acres.

Who is the presiding deity at the temple in Yadagirigutta?

Sri Lakshmi Narasimha
The Yadagirigutta Temple or Yadadri is situated around 60+ kms from Hyderabad towards Warangal on NH 163. The presiding deity at the temple is Sri Lakshmi Narasimha, the Lion headed incarnation of the Hindu Lord Vishnu.

Who is constructing Yadadri temple?

Sundara Rajan, an eminent temple builder and Anand Sai, a renowned art director. S. Sundara Rajan, who is the Engineer-in-Chief of the 1800-crore project, has the rare distinction of constructing 4500 temples across India, including the Gopuram at the Sri Kalahasti temple in Chittoor of Andhra Pradesh.

What is the story of Yadagirigutta?

History of Yadagirigutta The lord complied and manifested himself into the walls of the caves in the five forms he appeared in. Another story that revolves around the temple is that after Yadarishi attained moksha, the local tribals learnt of the Lord’s presence and started flocking in to pay their respects.

Is Yadagirigutta rural or urban?

Total area of Yadagirigutta is 224 km² including 211.65 km² rural area and 12.74 km² urban area. Yadagirigutta has a population of 54,491 peoples. There are 13,513 houses in the sub-district.

How many steps are there in Yadagirigutta?

Quite a few steps (around 75) need to be climbed from the auto drop spot to reach the main temple. The temple authorities just push you thru the queue not allowing to have a good darshan of the Lord also. There is lot of renovation work going on in the temple as well as the surrounding areas and at the foothill.

Which district is yadagiri Gutta?

Yadadri Bhuvanagiri District
Yadagirigutta | Yadadri Bhuvanagiri District, Govt of Telangana | India.

Is Yadagirigutta open now?

After 5 years of renovation, Yadadri temple to reopen on March 28, 2022. Telangana CM KCR Dream Project refurbished Yadadri Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy temple will be reopened to devotees on march 28,2022.

Which is the tallest temple in the world?

Ranganathaswamy Temple, Raja Gopuram
Tallest Gopurams

Rank Temple Height ft
1 Ranganathaswamy Temple, Raja Gopuram 239.501
2 Murdeshwara Temple 237
3 Annamalaiyar Temple East Gopuram (Raja Gopuram) 216.5
4 Srivilliputhur Andal Temple 193.5

How many temples are there in Yadagirigutta?

One of 9 narasimha temples – Yadagirigutta Temple.

How many villages are there in Yadagirigutta Mandal?

Yadagirigutta is a Town and Mandal in Nalgonda district of Telangana state in India. Total number of villages in this Mandal is 17.

Why choose Yadagirigutta?

Yadagirigutta is a unique and pleasant place that enjoys a harmonious climate in all seasons. The place is visited by an average of five thousand to eight thousand pilgrims every day for their pujas, weddings, anointings etc. The population is growing significantly on weekends, holidays and festivals.

Where is Yadagiri gutta located?

At a distance of 66 km from Hyderabad, 85 km from Nalgonda & 91 km from Warangal, Yadagiri Gutta is a popular pilgrimage town in Nalgonda district in the state of Telangana situated close to Warangal highway. It is famous for Yadagirigutta Temple, abode of Narasimha Swamy, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu.

What is the story behind Yadagirigutta Temple?

Yadagirigutta Temple is situated on a large hillock which is about 300 feet high. This temple has five forms of Narasimha. According to the legend, Sri Yadava Maharishi son of Sri Rushyashrunga Maharishi with the Blessings of Anjaneya Swamy had performed great penance for Lord Narasimha Swamy.

Why is it called Yadadri in Telangana?

Yadagirigutta was earlier known as Vedagiri because it is believed that Lord Vishnu kept all the Vedas at this sacred place. This is one of the top tourist places to visit near Hyderabad and also one of the popular one day trip from Hyderabad. The official name of this place was recently changed to Yadadri by Telangana government.