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18Jun/17
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Sri Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy Vari Devasthanam, Kasapuram

Kasapuram Temple History

In the rule of Sri Krishna Devaraya to the Vijayanagaram Kingdom his Guru Sri Vyasarayaluvaru went on tour to attain religious austerities. While he was on tour, he stayed at Village called “Silpagiri” now called as “Chippagiri” Lord Sri Anjaneya Swamy appeared before Sri Vyasaraya in his dream and advised him to consecrate his idol at place, where the dried Margosa stick will emerge as live tree. Accordingly, Sri Vyasarayalu Varu made prathista of Sri Anjaneya Swamy idol (Swayambhu)at a place called Nettikallu where he saw the dried margosa stick emerged as a live tree and have the deity is called “Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy”. Continue reading