Chandole

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Chandole
Village
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Guntur
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 11,342
Languages
 • Official Urdu,Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 522311

Chandole is a village in Pittalavanipalem mandal, located in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh, India.

History[edit]

Chandole is well known for its history and culture. Its history takes back us past 400 years. During SriKrishna devaraya time this village was mainly used as a route to go to different places and was well established for its trade. There is a famous temple which has its roots 400 years and before.

Culture[edit]

Urdu and Telugu are the primary languages in the village.

Literature[edit]

The name of the town Chandole echoes with the name of a prominent spiritual personality and a Vedic scholar Sri Tadepalli Raghavanarayana Saastri who lived here for entire life. Subrahmanya Saastri a disciple of Chandole Rishi has written Pita Putra Kavisvarulu-Chandolu Maharashulu.[2] His another disciple late Cheruvu Satyanaarayana Saastri has also written a similar text namely, Pitaputra Kavicharitramu in Telugu on Chandole Saastri.[3] Neelamraju Venkata Seshaiah, formerly an editor of Andhra Prabha, a renowned Telugu daily published from The Indian Express group that time, offered a couple of instances that explained the spiritual heights Chandole Rishi ascended during his lifetime in his famous book published in Telugu namely Nadiche Devudu.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Census 2011". The Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Retrieved 6 October 2014. 
  2. ^ Subrahmanya Saastri, Mellacheruvu (2005). Pita Putra Kavisvarulu-Chandolu Maharashulu, Saadhana Grandha Mandali, Tenali, 522 201, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh
  3. ^ Cheruvu Satyanaarayana Saastri (1995).Pitaputra Kavicharitramu. Sri Rama Kathamrita Grandhamaala, Chandole, Tenali
  4. ^ Neelamraju Venkata Seshaiah (2009) Nadiche Devudu (Walking God) Janachaitanya Housing Pvt Ltd, Hyderabad