Jamalapuram attracts tourists

  • December 9, 2014 12:31 pm

Photographs by G.N. Rao.

An ancient Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple in a pleasant locale has made it very popular among devotees and tourists at Jamalapuram in Khammam District of Telangana. Religious tourism is on the upswing with temple being maintained properly. The temple was renovated by Vijayanagara emperor Sri Krishnadevaraya and is also popularly called Khammam Chinna Tirupathi. This place also has the historical Suchi Gutta where it is believed that Jabali Maharshi earned Lord Venkateswara’s blessings after penance.

Peddacheruv, the site earmarked for development of tank bund park, near Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple at Jamalapuram in Khammam District.
An ancient Sri Venkateswara Swami temple in a pleasant environment is one factor that has made the temple popular with tourists at Jamalapuram.
A view of Sri Venkateswara Swami temple, popularly known as Telagana Tirupathi, at Jamalapuram in Khammam District.
A temple musician plays nadaswaram as part of rituals at Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple in Jamalapuram in Khammam District.
Part of the ancient Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple in Jamalapuram in Khammam District.

Source: The Hindu


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