Temples in Kurnool
The Yaganti Temple is one of the most famous temples for Lord Shiva located in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. Yaganti Temple is also known to be as Sri Uma Maheswara Temple. Sri Veerabhadra Swamy is the Kshetra Palaka of this temple. The temple was built in 15th century and the temple has the main idols of Lord Shiva and Parvathi in a single stone. This temple is the only place where Lord Shiva worshipped in the main form of an idol as people believe that Agastya was performed by Lord Shiva to make the appearance in the form of Ardhanareeswara. The Nandi idol present in this temple is increasing in size. Here the name Uma indicates the Goddess Parvathi and Maheswara refers to Lord Shiva temple so it is known as Uma Maheswara temple and Maha Shivaratri is the main festival celebrated in the month of February to March.
Kurnool is an ancient city of Andhra Pradesh. It is famous for its religious and mythological significance. The Yaganti Temple is one of the famous holy place and is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati. The idol of this temple is Lord Shiva and Parvati both are joined together in single stone. The festivals like Maha Shiv Ratri is celebrated with great excitement. The best time to visit is the month of October to March. Here you can check about Kurnool temple darshan timings.