Beechapalli

On the way to Hyderabad from Kurnool, on the bank near the bridge on the river Krishna is the installation of SriPranadeva done by SriVyasaraja for the benefit of all the noble ones. The place is close to Rajavalli. Modalkallu Seshadasa had spent several years here in seva and attained…

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Rajavalli

This is the place where the vrindavana of Sri Bhuvanendratirtha, of the tradition of SriSwami, is made on the banks of river Tunga-Bhadra. He was the guru who ordained the sanyasa ashram to SriVyasatattvagnyatirtha. During his period the matha attained several recognitions and reached greater heights.

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Chintareval

This is the place where there is the Pranadeva sannidhana installed by SriVyasaraja. It is believed that the Pranadeva here was a very fierce one. So Modalkallu SriSeshadasa installed a yantra along with the pratika so that the deva became favourable to those offering seva here. Ever since, the Pranadeva…

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Venisompur

Aiji acharya had learnt from a forecast by Sri Gopaladas that he would not get aparokshagnyana in that birth. He took another birth as SriVyasatattvagnyatirth to become a sanyasi and attain aparokshagnyana from this place Venisompur. He has served Srimadacharya by composing various treatised in Prakrit and Sanskrit. About 25…

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Modalkallu

This is the place where the famous last Dasa in the tradition- of Dasas who were aparokshagnyanis, SriSeshadasa, who was considered an incarnation of Arjuna, had propitiated his assigned guru Shiva and attained the aparokshagnyana. There is a temple dedicated to swayamvyakta Srinivasa. At this very place, Ganga river had…

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Koppar

This place is famous for the Narasimha in the Peepal tree on the bank of river Krishna. The appearance of a Narasimha Saligrama from the Peepal tree proved the presence of Narahari there. This place is said to respond to prayers. It can be reached from Raichur via Devadurg from…

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Kalluru

This place is where Mahalakshmi of Kolhapur appeared and stood on a grinding stone. The acharya here, who used to visit Kolhapur every year for the festival, had to discontinue the practice owing to his old age. The devi appeared in his dream and told him she would stay on…

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Chikalaparivi

SriVijayadas was the son of Dasappa-Koosamma and suffered abject poverty. As if that was not enough he suffered more after getting married and in desperation went away to Kashi with an intention of drowning in Ganga waters. That was when Purandaradas showered grace upon him, appeared in his dreams, gave…

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Manvi

The sannidhana of SriJagannathadas, the devotee of Narasimha, who was famous as Rangavalida Das, who had composed SriHarikathamrutasara, also known as Anusudha is at Manvi. It is said in history that Sri  Harikathamrutasara was composed right here. The pillar against which Das used to rest is decorated in alan- karpuja…

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Chippagiri

One among the Dasachatushtaya, one who had obtained diksha directly from Purandaradasa, and who was the incarnation of Bhrigurishi – Sri Vijayadasa spent his last days in meditation at this place Chippagiri. He used to bathe at the well here and perform his anushthana. He had told the owner that…

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Advani

There is an idol of Pranadeva installed by Sri Vyasaraja. On the hill, there is a Ranamandal Hanuman installed in the open. At the foothill is the SriMangaraya Sannidhan, the place where SriVijayadas ordained the Dasadiksha to SriGopaladas. The vrindavana of Sri Raghuprematirtha, the great vairagya-shikhamani who had given away…

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Gurujala

On the road from Mantralaya to Naguladinne, on the bank of Tunga-Bhadra is the Gurujala Kshetra. There is a special presence of a Saikat Linga of the Maharudradeva who disciplines the mind. It is said that when Sri Rama- chandra came this way in his vanavasa he rested awhile on…

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