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Sri Mukhalingam Hindu Temple

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One of the popular Shiva temples,Sri Mukhalingeswara is located at Sri Mukhalingam village in the Srikakulam district of Andhra Pradesh.The temple of Sri Mukhalingeswara was constructed by Kamarnava II in 8th century AD of the Eastern Ganga dynasty.It is located on the banks of River Vamsadhara. Main deity “Mukhalingeswara Swamy” is also known as Madhukeswara since the Idol is said to have self manifested from the Madhuka Tree.The main temple encloses eleven shrines within the inner prakara, each complete in itself. The doorway to most of the temples is from the south and east. The niches within the outer wall contain lovely sculpted pictures and perforated windows with beautiful works of art. The temple had been designed completely during the period of the king Kamarnava (941-976 CE). The total geographical area of village is 175 hectares. Mukhalingam has a total population of 3,022 peoples. There are about 837 houses in Mukhalingam village. Amadalavalasa is nearest town to Mukhalingam which is approximately 38km away.

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Sri Mukhalingam Village,Andhra Pradesh (India).

Sri Mukhalingam Hindu Temple

Sri
calendarJun 28 2017

Sri Mukhalingam Hindu Temple

Sri
calendarJun 28 2017