Nemali

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Nemali
నెమలి
village
Sri Venugopala Swamy Temple
Sri Venugopala Swamy Temple
Nemali is located in Andhra Pradesh
Nemali
Nemali
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°03′57″N 80°23′40″E / 17.065698°N 80.394387°E / 17.065698; 80.394387Coordinates: 17°03′57″N 80°23′40″E / 17.065698°N 80.394387°E / 17.065698; 80.394387
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Krishna
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 521401
Nearest city Wyra and Madhira
Lok Sabha constituency Vijayawada
Vidhan Sabha constituency Tiruvuru
Website www.nemalikrishna.com

Nemali is a small village in Gampalagudem mandal in Krishna District in Andhra Pradesh, India.[1] Nemali means "peacock" in Telugu

Demographics[edit]

According to Indian census, 2001, the demographic details of this village is as follows:[2]

  • Total Population: 2,926 in 656 Households.
  • Male Population: 1,565
  • Female Population: 1,361
  • Children Under 6-years of age: 363 (Boys - 197 and Girls and 166)
  • Total Literates: 1,297

Temple[edit]

The Sri Venugopala Swamy Temple at Nemali is a temple dedicated to Krishna. Lord Krishna's statue is supposed to have been found during a plough of a farm land in the village. An inscription to this effect is placed on the wall in the temple premises. The deities include Krishna as Venugopal (Venu-Flute in hand, in a standing posture), Alvar saints, Godha devi in alwar style. The temple houses a large complex including Yaga sala, and a beautiful mirror room exhibiting Lord Krishna in pavalimpu seva [Lullaby]. The place, though remotely located, attracts pilgrims from the locale, as well as the entire state.

This place is of historic importance, it has been noted by locals that many artefacts, fire altars and earthen ware used for Yagna / fire worship have been found. Temple houses residential quarters for pilgrims, a Chariot for utsava / festivals, a fire altar / Yaga shala and a Goshala [Place to domesticate cows]

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