Anjaneya Swamy Temple Singanamala, Anantapur. This temple is of 500 years old and was built during the times of Vijayanagara dynasty, between the 15th and 16th centuries.
Anjaneya Swamy Temple Singanamala Legends
It is said that the name Singanamala derived from the known sage, Rishi Shringa, who did penance here during Tretha Yuga. As time passes by it changed to Singanamala.
It is believed that Janamejaya , Son of Pariksheth and grandson of Arjuna did Yagna here for Vayudeva blessings.
The main deity in the temple was installed by Sri Vyasraju, who was the spiritual teacher (Raj Guru) or Sri Krishna Deva Raya during 1509 – 1530 AD. It is said that Sri Vyasaru installed 732 idols of Hanuman across India.
Sri Vyasaraju once had a dream, wherein his dream Lord Vayudeva instructed him to install Anjaneya Idol at this place. As directed by the Lord, this temple was built by the ardent devotee.
Pradosha pooja will be performed on all Saturdays during sunset. Ashlesha Bali Pooja will be conducted here, advance booking is required to perform a pooja.
Two community halls are available with nominal charges, where marriages will be conducted.
How to reach Anjaneya Swamy Temple Singanamala?
- Singanamala is 20 km from Anantapur. The direct bus is available to this place at regular intervals
- From Tirupati Central bus station temple is 285 km away. Direct bus to Anantapur is available from Tirupati Central bus station.