Kondagattu Anjaneya Swamy Temple, Jagitial, Telangana
|Deity:||Lord Anjaneya Swamy|
|Address:||Karimnagar, Kondagattu, Telangana 505452|
Kondagattu Anjaneya Swamy Temple is a temple dedicated to Lord Anjaneya Swamy. It is one of the famous temples, located in Muthyumpeta village of Mallial mandal, Jagitial district, Telangana. It is located at 35 km from Karimnagar.
According to the folklore, the temple was constructed by a cowherd about 300 years ago. The present day temple was renovated 160 years ago by Krishna Rao Deshmukh. Besides the main deity Anjaneya swamy, the temple also has the idols of Lord Venkateswara, Goddess Alwaarula and Goddess Lakshmi.
Devotees believe that people who do not have children, when offer puja for 40 days at this temple, then they will be blessed with a child And Devotees believe that people who have mental disability or other health diseases, when offer puja for 40 days at this temple, then they will be cured.
Legend / Local stories
Sri Anjaneya Swamy vari Devasthanam his situated on hill calld Kondagattu Amidst of hills and forest aria at a distance 40 K.M. from Karimnagar and 16 K.M from Jagityal.It is an ancient temple in karimnagar District state to have been come in to existence at about 500 years above attracting good No. of pilgrims. The presiding deity, Sri anjaneya Swamy varu is said to be Swayambhoo as seen from the silasasana wich is available on the external wall ao the main temple.It shows that parents of singam Balaiah i.e Singam Sanjeevudu and Ashamma from Kodimyal Village had Constructed a temple.Deity has given vara to the cow boy of sri S.Sanjeevudu in this forest regarding his were about and in formed in Singns.Sri Venkateswara Swamy, Alwar and Laxmi Ammavaru deitis are situated at the left and right of main deity.
Sri Anjneya Swamy faced to north side of temple along with Narasimha Vaktram Amburilla and shankhu Chakra.The poojas and rituals are being perfumed to the deity in Chatada Sri Visnava Agama Sampradayam.
Another important event in this temple , Sri Anjaneya Swamy Temple Kondagattu’ in Karimnagar district is the most Popular ancient Hanuman Temple. The presiding deity Sri Anjaneya is believed as ‘Sanjeeva’ for the diseased, mentally retarded and for childless for progeny.
Water the basic resource of life is worshipped since time immemorial. Worshipping the deities with water Abhishekam. Lord Shiva incarnated as Sri Anjaneya. Here pilgrims perform Abhishekam to fulfill their vows and worship Kondagattu Anjaneya. And Sri Anjaneya Swamy Vari diksha type of 11 days , 21 days 41 days. And Sri Swamy vari CHANDANAM taken from the left hand bowl of swmay varu is a good mahatyam and every devotee is having staunch belief in the above Chandanam .The pilgrim visiting this temple must invariably take CHANDANAM AS PRASADAM.
Sri Anjeneya Swamy is held in high veneration and attracts thousands and thousands of pilgrims every day. Pilgrims not only from Telangana region of Andhra Pradesh visit the temple but also far of places from Maharastra to fulfil their vows.
How to Reach:
Kondagattu is very close to both Jagtial and Karimnagar city in Karimnagar District of Andhra Pradesh. You have the options of reaching Kondagattu either by bus or in taxi/own car.
If you want to go to Kondagattu from Jagtial by road in your own transportation; near the Jagtial Cheruvu you get a Y-Junction, take the road which goes towards Karimnagar and you can see kondagattu village on your right after a journey of about 50 minutes.
If you are going from Karimnagar take the road towards Jagtial, via CSI Hospital and the District Court towards Jagtial. You can reach Kondagattu on your left after a distance of about 50 minutes.