|Musi river left side and Krishna river|
Horizontayon the far side sangamam
see the right angled and area at the
joining of the two rivers meeting
Saturday 20-8-2011 At 8:30AM started from home and by 9AM reached Sagar ringroad and got into a bus to Mall and then to Mallepalli. From Mallepalli I could get a bus to Miryalaguda and it took 1Hr 30 Min. At 1PM I took lunch at Mirayaguda APSRTC canteen and then, at 2PM got the Dachepalli bus. College students are also there. The bus is crowded but I coud get a seat. The bus reached Vadapally at 2:40PM. Then, walked 1 km to reach the Temples. First there are remains of a Fort and unattended temple of Veerabhadraswamy in ruins (I have seen Veerbhadraswamy tempe ruins on my way back at 5PM).
|Musi river with fast moving floating flora|
|Krishna river main flow and |
left side Musi river with floating flora
|The bridge seen at magnified image |
on the far right where the buses fly.
Rail bridge is also adjacent to that
but not clear from this photo
The temple of Lakshmi Narasimha swamy is seen first. Then, at a distance I could also see the temple of Meenakshi Agasteswaqra swamy shivalayam. The temple will reopen for darshan at 4PM. So, I went round the temple for 1 hour. taking some pictures of the Sangamam of Musi river with Krishna river. I could clearly see the bridge over the Krishna river and the busses that are going towards Dachepalli. Goddess Krishnaveni statue is facing the Krishna main stram and cimbed from the river to the statue and took a picture of the godess Krishnaveni. Then, entering though stair case inside the temple complex, I took a picture of the Nagendra swamy putta. By the time
|Krishanveni Thalli statue|
|Kakatiya period 11th century|
|Nagendraswamy in front of main temple|
By the time, it was 4PM and the Archaka Pujari came and I had Darshan after Pradakshim of the temple. I prayed to the God to bless my dauther and son-in-law to have job at same place and for the immediate recovery of my grand daughter from fever. The Archaka Pujari has performed the Mantrapushpam on the names of my family incuding Rohini's family. The water from the Shiva Lingam has been showeverd by the Priest on each one of the devotees and Pujari has explained that the water or Ganga is always present on this Shiva lingam as there is a cut at the top of shiva lingam. Sivalingam here is reasonably large size of 2 feet dia and is covered with silver nagabharana. Devotees has the faciltiy to perform Abhishekam in the mroning hours (Rs.51/- is charged by the temple management for the Puja).
To perform the Puja on Monday 22-8-2011 auspecious day in this month of Sravan (at the suggestion of Pujari) I have given the details on a piece of paper (RushiPhala gotram) of my daughter's family to perform the Abhishekam and puja and Rs.100/- Dakshina.
|Sri Lakshmi Narasimha swamy temple|
Vijayanagara period 16th century
Srikrishna Devaraya period
Next I purchased book on sthalapurana in the nearby shop (the only shop in the premises arranged by Endowments department shed).
|Silasasanaas at Sri Lakshminarasimaha|
|Runis of Veerabhadra swamy temple|
at the entrance of the fort
It was 4:30 PM then I went to Sri Laxminarasimhaswamy temple. The temple was inside was dark but, there are two Deepas one above and other below it as seen in the photograph. The upper Depa was shivering, while the lowe Depp has a steady light. The Archaka pujari reached by then, and opened the door performed Mantrapuspam and given us the theertha prasad. Pujari expalined ot the devotees the significance of the two Deepams. (I took this photo graph as the pujari was not present at the time, Pujari told me not totake pictures as he entered the temple).
Sila sasanas of the temple orgins is available and I could take photos of the same sinced it is not inside the garbhagriha.
After another 5 minutes walk I saw the ruins of the fort built by Kakatiyas. Adjacent to the fort at the left side of the entrance are the ruins of Veerabhadraswamy temple.
|The Mula virat Meenakshi Agasteswara |
swamy Lingam with Ganga over Head
About 2 feet dia the head of shiva lingam
has a cut and the Ganga jalam is drizzeled
by the Pujari over the heads of devotees.
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THERE IS ALWAYS WATER ONTOP OF THIS SHIVALINGAM. EVEN IF IT IS REMOVED WATER COMES AUTOMATICALLY AND FILLS THE HEAD.
WADAPALLY IS 25KMS FROM MIRYALAGUDA AT THE SAMGAM OF MUSI - KRISHAN RIVERS. VERY NEAR TO RASI CEMENT FACTORY AND VISHNUPURAL RAILWAY STATION. THE ABOVE URL IN WIKIMAPIA IS GIVING VERY USEFUL INFORMATION. tHIS PICTURE OF SHIVA LINGAM IS TAKEN FROM THE ABOVE URL. PRAYING GOD FOR AN EARLY DARSHAN.
In the Piduguralla to Miryalaguda and Hyderabad Highway one has to getdown at Vazirabad immediatey after the Krishna river.
there are 3 temples just within 1 or 2 km distance.
Distance wise :
First we see Veerabhadra swamy temple
Second Laxmi Narasimha swamy temple
then Near to the samgam we see Meenakshi Agasteswara swamy temple.
For More information see wikipedia article at the link http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vadapally
and for the map see wikimapia link