Medak Church, Largest Diocese, Medak CSI Cathedral

Medak Church is the church of Medak Diocese of Church of South India (CSI), which is the Largest Diocese in Asia and Second Largest Diocese in the World, after the Vatican. This Medak Diocesan Church was consecrated on the Christmas Day in 1924. Medak Church Medak Church is the largest Church in the state of…

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Birla Mandir, Birla Family Tree

Birla Mandirs are a group of temples constructed by the Birla family (Birlas) across India. Birla Mandirs exists at New Delhi, Hyderabad, Kanpur, Kolkata, Kurushetra , Shahad, Bhopal, BITS Pilani,Jaipur, Patna, Akola, Varanasi (2 Birla Mandirs at Varanasi), Renukoot, Nagda, Brajrajnagar, Gwalior and Alibaug, Birla Mandir construction is still going on at some places and…

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Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary, Critically Endangered Vultures, Otters

Coringa Wildlife Sanctuary is a wildlife sanctuary near the port city of Kakinada, in Andhra Pradesh state of India. It is also an estuary with the second largest stretch of mangrove forests in India. It is home to some of the endangered birds in India; white-backed vulture or white-rumped vulture or African white-backed vulture (Scientific…

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Talakona waterfalls

Talakona waterfalls is situated inside Sri Venkateswara National Park in Nerabailu village, Yerravaripalem mandal, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India. This waterfalls is 270 feet in height (i.e. 82 meters) and is the largest fall in Andhra Pradesh and is part of the Eastern Ghats. View of Talakona waterfalls. Talakona waterfalls got its name from its…

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Gandikota, The Grand Canyon of India

Gandikota, on the right bank of the river Pennar, is a small historic village in Kadapa district, Andhra Pradesh, India. #gandikota The Pennar river near Gandikota Gandikota was founded in 1123 A.D. by Kapa Raja of Bommanapalle village ( a nearby village) and a subordinate of Ahavamalla Someswara I, the Western Chalukyan king of Kalyana….

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Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple

Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas, the most sacred abodes of Lord Shiva. Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple is situated at Srisailam, in Andhra Pradesh state, India. Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple Tower. When Lord Shiva and Parvati decided to find brides for their sons, their sons Ganesha and Kartikeya had an argument as to who…

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Amaravathi, Ancient Historic Temple town

Amaravathi is an ancient temple town in Guntur district of Andhra Pradesh state in Eastern coastal India. Amaravathi alias Amareswaram is famous for the Shiva temple, Amareswara temple. Image By PHG at en.wikipedia (Transferred from en.wikipedia) [Public domain], from Wikimedia Commons. Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh lies on the banks of the famous Krishna river. Amaravati…

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Nagarjunakonda Buddhist Island

Nagarjunakonda Buddhist Island is in the Nalgonda District of Andhra Pradesh state in India at a distance of 150 kilometers from the capital city, Hyderabad. A spillway gate of Nagarjuna Sagar Dam Nagarjunakonda  Island  was formed when the Nagarjuna Sagar Dam was constructed. The Nagarjunakondahills got submerged in dam waters. Known as Sri Parvata, Nagarjunakonda Island  is one…

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Tirupati Tirumala Venkateswara Temple

Tirupati Tirumala Venkateswara Temple or Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams (TTD) as it is known officially, is near to Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh in India. It is on the hill top at a height of 853 meters above sea level. Gopurams of Tirumala Venkateswara Temple. Tirupati Tirumala Venkateswara Swamy temple at Tirumala, is  the…

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