Mantralayam

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Mantralayam
Mantralayam is located in Andhra Pradesh
Mantralayam
Mantralayam
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Mantralayam is located in India
Mantralayam
Mantralayam
Mantralayam (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
StateAndhra Pradesh
DistrictKurnool
Population
(2011)
 • Total53,819[1]
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu, Kannada
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
518345
Telephone code08512
Vehicle registrationAP21
Nearest cityAdoni- 50 km
ClimateModerate (Köppen)
Mantralayam temple

Mantralayam /Manthralaya 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.[2] Thousands of people visit the Raghavendra Matth and temples which are located on the banks of Tungabhadra River.[3]

Weather[edit]

The weather in Mantralayam is considered hot in general with summer average temperature hovering around 38 degrees Celsius. Maximum temperature recorded in summer is 44 degrees Celsius and pleasant weather is seen during March to July every year.[4]

Transport[edit]

The Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation operates regular and luxury bus services from Bangalore, Hubli, Raichur and other cities. The nearest international airport is Hyderabad Airport at a distance of 288 km. 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 16 km from Raghavendra swamy mutt and several express and passenger trains have a stop here.[5]

References[edit]

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

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