Divine Destinations

Kondagattu Anjaneya Swamy temple

The district of Karimnagar hosts the enthralling Kondagattu temple. It is one of the most famous temples in Telangana. Located in the lap of beautiful hills, breathtaking valleys & refreshing water springs the town Kondagattu is blessed by nature and is very scenic. The locals believe that the temple was built three hundred years ago by a cowherd. The presiding deity of the temple is Sri Anjaneya Swamy. The temple resides in the hillock of Kondagattu village of Mallial mandal. The holy shrine of Sri Anjaneya Swamy is located at a distance of 35 Kms from Karimnagar town.

The temple offers a breathtaking view surrounded by caves and Rayuni fort on its north. The caves and the fort also offer a pleasant holiday spot. The story of the temple, according to locals dates back to about 300 years ago, when a cowherd, Singam sanjeevudu after losing one of his buffalo, came to this hilly area while searching for it. He soon fell into deep sleep after a tiresome search. It is believed that Lord Anjaneya Swamy appeared in his dream and told him the whereabouts of the lost buffalo, and when Sanjeeva woke up to start searching in the instructed direction, he found an enlightening idol of Anjaneya Swamy. He then built a small temple for Lord Anjaneya. There is a popular belief that people who do not have children get blessed with one by offering 40 day prayers to Anjaneya Swamy here. The temple also houses 45 Dharmashalas to for conveniences of devotees. The temple is approximately 115 kms from Nizamabad and 160 kms from Hyderabad