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Chennakesava Temple is the largest temple among them is located on hill’s lower slopes. This temple’s entrance area has been decorated by 5 tiered Gopuram. The walls of this pilgrimage have sculptures constructed by limestone.

how can you reach this temple
By Surface Transport

The nearest bus stop is Kadapa 24 km away.

The nearest railway station is Kadapa

By Air

The nearest Airport is Kadapa.

Sculpture

The walls of this pilgrimage have sculptures constructed by limestone. These beautiful sculptures contains the images of the Lord Shiva in the dancing pose with 8 & 4 hands, fight of Arjuna & Lord Shiva, Arjuna taking Pasupatastra from Lord Shiva, dancers, Seshasayana, warriors rows and sight from the Mahabharata & Ramayana and also the other images of the carvings accompanying animals, pillars are adorned with the attractive designs.

Map

Chennakesava Swamy Temple Pushpagiri

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Temple Legend

Legend has it that, Garuda the divine vahana of Maha Vishnu was once carrying a pot of nectar from the kingdom of heaven, to relieve his mother from sufferings. On his way, Indra, the king of heaven, attacked Garuda. In the course of a fight, a drop of nectar fell into the tank in the place, which in turn acquired the property of causing rejuvenation and immortality. Brahma the creator of life was discredited and thereupon, sage Narada advised Hanuman to drop a hill to cover the tank. When he did so, the hill instead of sinking floated on the water like a flower. This accounts for the significance of the place.

Extra Information

Nearby Temples: Lord Venkateshwara Temple, Tirupathi and Lord Narasimha Temple, Ahobilam.

Timings and Events
Events

Sivaratri and Vaikunta Ekadasi are the main festivals celebrated here

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