Palakurthy Someshwara Temple is also popular by the name Palakurthy Someshwara Laxmi Narasimha Swamy Temple. This temple is located in Palakurthy Mandal, Jangoan District, Telangana State India. The nearest town to this village is Jangaon.
Palakurthi is about 110 kilometers far from Hyderabad via Suryapet road.
Palakurthy Someshwara Temple is dedicated to the god Sri Someshwara Laxmi Narasimha Swamy. Moreover, the temple also houses Lord Siva and Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy who incarnated in two adjacent caves at a height of 120 meters on the hillock. The temple is located on the hill inside a cave. Another thing is Bommara Pothanna’s birthplace is very close to Palakurthy.
Sri Palkuriki Somanathudu was born and brought up in Palakurthy in the 12th century. He has developed Veera Shaivam. And, also he is the first writer to do Gadhya Rachana in Telugu.
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Sri Palkuriki Somanathudu’s places of interest in and around this village are Sri Someshwara Laxmi Narsimha Swamy Temple, Bommara Pothana native place and temple, Valmidi Sri Rama temple, and Visnoor Deshmukh fort.
Many devotees visit Palakurthy Someshwara temple to offer their prayers to the lord every year. For the visitors, there are also accommodation facilities available in the endowment department. One can experience good accommodation and free food at the Arya Vysyas developed by Sri Rapaka Sudhakar and other members of the Arya Vysya Sangam.
There is another nice lodge with all the basic facilities and it also offers free food for the devotees. It is located at a distance of 50 Km from Warangal on a hillock on the outskirts of Palakurthy Mandal headquarters.
Near the premises of the area, you can find the samadhi of the famous poet Palakurthy Somanadha Kavi of 12 the century.
Near the temple surroundings, there is another Surya temple and the Koneru is a special attraction. Once upon a time, the place was inhabited by the ‘Veera Saiva’ sect of Hinduism. Later, the place have lost prominence in course of time presently it is a famous pilgrimage center in the Warangal district.
Many devotees from Karnataka and Maharashtra come here to the every year. Out of all, Veera Saivas will certainly make a visit once a year to have the blessings of presiding deities and Somanadhakan.
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