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Ancient Neglected temple

Shree Chaya Someswarar Swamy temple also known as Thrikutalayam, located in Panagal, Nalgonda... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
amars777
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Hyderabad, India
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MYSTERIOUS SHADOW (CHAYA) ON SIVA LINGA

This Temple is situated at outskirts of Panagal Village, 4 km from Bus station, Nalgonda and 100 km... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2018
pln111
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Hyderabad, India
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Panagal, Nalgonda, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Shree Chaya Someswarar Swamy temple also known as Thrikutalayam, located in Panagal, Nalgonda District in Telangana State. This temple is popular during Hindu festival Sivarathri. There is a vertical shadow of a pillar visible in day light over the Shiva lingam. This shadow is present...More

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Reviewed 27 April 2018

This Temple is situated at outskirts of Panagal Village, 4 km from Bus station, Nalgonda and 100 km from Hyderabad. This Temple was built in 11th-12th centuries by Cholas. The pillars in the temple are intricately and beautifully carved out with certain epic stories. Several...More

Thank pln111
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ»πŸ‘ŒπŸ» Nice temple old one , shadow is suspiciously hiding the libgam in any time , wonderful and miraculous πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»

1  Thank SREEJO
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Reviewed 24 January 2018

We visited the temple based on reviews. Excellent place but needs urgent action to restore the ancient architectural marvel. There are 3 shrines in the temple. Main is Shiva in the form of a Linga called Chaya Someswara. The shadow of a pillar constantly appears...More

2  Thank LalithaSetty
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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

Very ancient temple with magnificent architecture. Govt is trying to protect the temple. Water facility not available for tourists. Guide is briefly explaining the speciality. Worth to visit.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

Temple should be visited during day preferably morning. Better to have reserved auto or vehicle or own bike.

Thank Deepak J
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Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Very good temple. Located interior. Don't forget to use maps for direction. Govt should take up some renovation.

Thank tamizh1974
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

this temple is nearly 100 km from secunderabad.the main deity is lord shiva.the engineering wonder is the shadow of deity remains same from sun rise to sen set.

Thank raja p
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Reviewed 9 September 2017

After a drive of 85 km from Yedirigutta, we reached Panagal. Chaya Someswara Swamy Temple is at a distance of 2 km in lonely place outside village. Chaya Someswara Swamy Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. We found that the temple was more than 1000...More

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Reviewed 27 June 2017

This Siva temple is unique in its architectural brilliance. The deity in the temple -Sivalingam has an unique characteristic, as the shadow of the pillar is always seen on it, any part of the day, and no one knows how it is possible. There are...More

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