KonetiRayala Swamy Temple Chittoor
About KonetiRayala Swamy Temple
Koneti Rayala Swamy Temple also known as Venkateswara Temple) is a Hindu temple of Lord Venkateswara in the village of Keelapatla, Andhra Pradesh, India. The temple was constructed by the regents of Pallava kings in the ninth and tenth centuries.
The idols of Lord Venkateshwara at Tirumala and at Keelapatla village are identical. The Lord at Keelapatla is Kalpatharu (A heavenly tree that gives boon), Chintamani (A celestral power) and Kamadhenu (the heavenly cow that gives all). In the sanctum of the temple, Koneti Rayadu like Tirumala Devar, is standing with his "Kati Varada Hastas", natural "Sankhu Chakras" and with the impressions of Sridevi and Bhoodevi, on the chest. Huge Jaya-Vijayas (watchmen at the gate of the Lord's Place), an ancient Chennakesava idol with his two wives, five Alwars, Bhoovaraha Moorthy, Garudalwar, Anjaneya Swamy statues, all can be seen in the temple.
There is no railway station near to Keelapatla in less than 10 km. However, there are railway Stations from Near By town Chittoor are the railway Stations near to Chittoor. One can reach from Chittoor to Keelapatla by road after . However, Katpadi Jn Railway Station is major railway station 55 KM near to Keelapatla.
Keelapatlas nearest airport is Vellore Airport situated at 48.2 KM distance. Few more airports around Keelapatla are as follows. Vellore Airport 48.2 KM , Tirupati Airport 94.1 KM.
Chittoor is the Nearest Town to Keelapatla. Chittoor is 48 km from Keelapatla. Road connectivity is there from Chittoor to Keelapatla.
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