Mantralayam

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Mantralayam temple
Mantralaya
మంత్రాలయం, ಮಂತ್ರಾಲಯ
Village
Mantralaya is located in Andhra Pradesh
Mantralaya
Mantralaya
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 15°56′30″N 77°25′41″E / 15.94167°N 77.42806°E / 15.94167; 77.42806Coordinates: 15°56′30″N 77°25′41″E / 15.94167°N 77.42806°E / 15.94167; 77.42806
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Kurnool
Population (2011)
 • Total 53,819[1]
Languages
 • Official Telugu[2]
 • UnOfficial Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 518345
Telephone code 08512
Vehicle registration AP21
Nearest city Adoni- 50 kms
Climate Moderate (Köppen)

Mantralayam is a pilgrim village located in Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh, India. It lies on the banks of the Tungabhadra river on the border with neighbouring Karnataka state. The village is known for the brindavan of Raghavendra Swami, a saint who lived in 17th Century and who entered into a samadhi alive in front of his disciples.[3] Thousands of people visit the Raghavendra Matha and temples which are located on the banks of Tungabhadra river.[4]

Weather[edit]

The weather in Mantralayam is considered hot in general with summer average temperature hovering around 38 degree celcius. Maximum temperature recorded in summer is 44 degree celcius and pleasant weather is seen during July to March every year.[5]

Transport[edit]

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation operates regular and luxury bus services from Bangalore, Hubli, Raichur and other city. The nearest airport is Hubli Airport. Also The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation and the Telangana State Road Transport Corporation bus services also available. The nearest railway station is "Mantralayam Road Railway Station (MALM)" which is located at a distance of 12 k.m. from Raghavendra swamy mutt and several express and passenger trains have a stop here.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NPR Report". 
  2. ^ "Mantralayam , తెలుగు". 
  3. ^ Eswaran, Arcot. "Mantralayam for that healing touch" (18 October 2002). The Hindu newspaper. The HIndu Newspaper. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 
  4. ^ DHNS (3 October 2009). "Dramatic rescue of Mantralayam seer". Deccan Herald. Decccan Herald Newspaper. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 
  5. ^ "Mantralayam weather". holidaiq.com. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 
  6. ^ "How to visit Manralayam". gururaghavendra.in. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 

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