KonetiRayala Swamy Temple

Konetirayala Swamy Temple is also called as Venkateswara Temple. It is believed that Lord Venkateswara first positioned his Holy Foot here at Keelapatla and then reached Tirumala. The legend trusts that Saint Brughu kicked Lord Vishnu’s chest and to eliminate such a sin, the Lord sent him to Earth and had him establish the Lord’s statue in seven different places.

These places were concealed and the saint himself who went into vanishing by his spiritual powers, were recognized much before the Lord himself came to the Earth. After Lords arrival, Brughu came into survival with Agasthya Maharshi, the spiritual powers which hide these places were detached and they came into visible light of the common man.

History

The leaders who ruled this place were, Sathavahans, Pallavas, Renuti Cholas, Rastrakootas, Banus, Chalukyas, Pandyas, Yadava Kings, Vijayanagar Emperors, Matli Kings, Moghul Kings, Arcot Nawabs, Tippu Sultan, Britishers and Palegars.

Lord Venkateswara is the primary god of the Temple. The idol is believed to be Kalpatharu (A heavenly tree that gives boon), Chintamani (A celestial power) and Kamadhenu (the heavenly cow that gives all).

Places to visit nearby temple

Horsley Hills, Tada Falls, Sri Kapileswaraswami Temple, Kailasakona Waterfalls, Sahasra Linga Temple, Chandana Ramesh Shopping Mall, Nagalapuram Falls, etc.

Nearest Railway Station: Chittor Rail Way Station

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