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Attirala Historical temple Kadapa Andhra Pradesh

Attirala is a religious place in kadapa district of Andhra Pradesh located at a distance of 10kms south of Rajampet and 55kms to the south of kadapa. Attirala is situated on the eastern bank of river Cheyyuru which has a great historical significance. The holiness of river Cheyyuru was widely described in the great epics of Mahabharata.River Cheyyeru atoned Parasurama from the sin of matricide and gave hands to Likhita, the brother of Sankha a great sage. People believe that Parasurama temple was once a Buddhist vidya kendra, occupied by Saivas first and later by Vaishnavas. 
Vaishnavas made this place as Parasurama Kshetra.To the south of this temple there is a 72 pillared hall and on the eastern side thre are two famous temples on the hill slope dedicated to Gadhadara and Thretheswara. Gadhadara stands on one leg here. The presence of Gadhadara and holy river Cheyyeru, Attirala is considered as sacred as Gaya Kshetram.Parasurama Kshetra, is worth seeing for its sculptural beauty an…