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 Kurnool
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 believed to have entered samadhi alive in front of his disciples.[3] Thousands of people visit the Raghavendra mutt 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 pleasent weather is seen during July to Marach every year.[5]

Transport[edit]

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation operates bus services from Mantralayam bus station.[6] The nearest railway station is Mantralaya Road which is located at a distance of 12 k.m. from Raghavendra swamy mutt and several express and passenger trains have a stop here.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://censusindia.gov.in/NprStateReport.aspx?stcd=28&distcd=21&tslcode=001
  2. ^ http://wikiedit.org/India/Mantralayam/260533/
  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. ^ "Bus Stations in Districts". Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation. Retrieved 9 March 2016. 
  7. ^ "How to visit Manralayam". gururaghavendra.in. Retrieved 11 March 2017. 

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