Koneti Rayala Temple

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Sri Lakshmi KonetiRayalaSwamy Temple, Keelapatla Village, Andhra Pradesh

Koneti Rayala Swamy Temple (also known as Venkateswara Temple) is a Hindu temple of Lord Venkateswara in the village of Keelapatla, Andhra Pradesh, India. The temple was constructed by the regents of Pallava kings in the ninth and tenth centuries.

Main Gopuram at Keelapatla Temple

The idols of Lord Venkateshwara at Tirumala and at Keelapatla village are identical.[citation needed] The Lord at Keelapatla is Kalpatharu (A heavenly tree that gives boon), Chintamani (A celestral power) and Kamadhenu (the heavenly cow that gives all). In the sanctum of the temple, Koneti Rayadu like Tirumala Devar, is standing with his "Kati Varada Hastas", natural "Sankhu Chakras" and with the impressions of Sridevi and Bhoodevi, on the chest. Huge Jaya-Vijayas (watchmen at the gate of the Lord's Place), an ancient Chennakesava idol with his two wives, five Alwars, Bhoovaraha Moorthy, Garudalwar, Anjaneya Swamy statues, all can be seen in the temple.