Kasapuram, a village in Guntakal Revenue Mandal, in Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh is one of the pilgrim centers. Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy is the presiding deity of this village. He is the Kalpatharu and Varapradata of his devotees. People from far and near through this place day after day, particularly during the month of Sravana to pay homage to GOD and pray for his blessings.
This temple faces south and has a five-tiered Raja Gopuram that is seventy feet high. The five kalasas of the Raja Gopuram are covered with a gold plate. There is an entrance from the western side that also has a three-tiered gopuram. The main entrance or ‘mukha dwaram’ is made of a wooden door covered with patterned engraved silver plates.
In the west-north corner indicated for Sri Vayu there is a sacred tank with steps on all four sides leading to the water. Bathing in this holy water is believed to cure many diseases and purify thought. Arrangements were made to pump this holy water for the bath and the sanitation of the tank is maintained well.
According to the Hindu lunar calendar, Ugadi on the birth of Chaitra month following the day Rathotsavam is celebrated. During this month, Sukla Navami Sri Sita Kalyanam and in Poornima, Hanumath Jayanthi is celebrated on a large scale. During the month of Phaalguna, maha abishekam is performed on the full moon day.
Hanuman is a fervent devotee of Rama. He is one of the central figures in the Hindu epic Ramayana and its various versions. As one of the Chiranjivi, he is also mentioned in various other texts, including the Mahabharata, the various Puranas, and some Jain texts. Hanuman participated in Rama’s war against the demon king Ravana. Several later texts also present him as an incarnation of Shiva. He is the son of Anjana and Kesari and is also described as the son of the wind god Pawan, who, according to various stories, played a role in his birth.
Guntakal is the mail town in Andhra Pradesh. Available bus services Vijayawada, Hyderabad and Bangaluru cities Temple is very near to Guntakal Town & Bus stand . It is at a distance of (5) k.m.
Guntakal is the 5th largest Railway station in Andhra Pradesh and is well-connected with other popular places of the country. It is a popular railway junction in Rayalaseema zone.
The nearest airport to Guntakal town is present at Bellary, Karnataka [76 km]. from Bellary to Guntakal Somany Trains and Buses services available.