Yaganti

Yaganti Temple View

         The place where Sri Swamiji preached sermons to Garimireddi Achchamma is located in Yaganti. This is approximately 20 kilometers from Banaganapalle. The flush and hilly area, with canals running with fresh water, where Sri Yaganteeswarlives, gives a fresh scenic beauty to the devotees and the tourists visiting this pilgrimage centre. There is a big sized bull statue is erected here. The bull which is described in his Kalagnana by the Swamiji as the one which shouts at peak and high pitch of voice, seems to be this Bull only. This stoned bull is expanding it its size little by little. In the earlier days people used to do circumambulations (Pradakshanas) around the four pillared bull But currently, the bull increased enormously in its size almost hitting the pillars at the four corners. There, the Pradakshinas are to be done only inside these four pillars. There is a tall hill top at the western side of the temple which consists of many caves. Since Swamiji was preaching several aspects of the future to Achchamma at this place, it is called Muchchatla Konda (a hilly area where several things were dis- cussed) Currently, this place is under the control of Department of Archeology. Crow which is the Vahana (vehicle) of God Sani will not be seen at this pilgrimage centre.

How to reach Yaganti Temple, Near Banaganapalle

Yaganti, Near Banaganapalle Village is a famous Piligrimage Center in Kurnool Dist. In the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.

Mattam Bus

By Road: Kandimallayapalle is located 60 km from Kadapa. It is well connected by road. The preferable route is Kadapa-Mydukur-Kandimallayapalle (Brahmamgari Mattam). From Mydukur the distance is 37 km. From Hyderabad the route is Hyderabad - Kurnool - Nandyal - Allagadda - Mydukur - Kandimallayapalle. Direct buses are available from Badvel, Mydukur, Proddutur and Kadapa. Distance from Badvel to Kandimallayapalle. is around 25 km. Guest houses are available at Kandimallayapalle (Brahmamgari Mattam).

Mattam Train

By Train: Kadapa (Cuddapah) Railway Station in Andhra pradesh is served by the South Central Railways. It is located in the city center and is on the Chennai-Mumbai line. Chennai Express, Mumbai Express, Rayalaseema Express, Cape Mumbai Express, Haripriya Express and Kanyakumari Express pass through this station. Computerized reservation facility is provided. Going east, the main station next to Kadapa is Nellore Railway Station (172 km) and moving west, the next main station is Anantapur Railway Station (157 km.)