Sunday, December 20, 2015

Veerabhadra Temple Lepakshi Anantapur

Veerabhadra Temple Lepakshi Anantapur

Veerabhadra Temple Lepakshi Anantapur

Veerabhadra Swamy Temple was built by the brothers Viranna and Virupanna during the period 1529 - 1542 A.D, who were the headman of the Vijayanagar King Achyutha Deva Raya. This temple is dedicated to Veerabhadra Swamy. Temples of Shiva, Vishnu and Veerbhadra were located in this temple complex.
The monolith Nandi, which welcomes you to Lepakshi Town is if 4.5 meters height and 8.23 mt length. It is about 200 mt from Veerabhadra Temple. It is positioned such way that it faces Shiva Linga inside the temple complex. 
Hanging Pillar of Lepakshi Temple is the one of the engineering marvels. Among the 70 pillars of the temple, one hangs without any support. Visitors used to check this reality every time they visit the temple

How to reach  Veerabhadra Swamy Temple Lepakshi ?

  1. 220 Km away from Tirupati, it takes 5 hours by road. Direct bus is available from Tirupati to Hindupur.
  2. 124 Km away from Anantapur. Direct bus to this place is available from Anantapur Bus station.
  3. Nearest places is Hindupur which is 14 km away.