Saleshwaram Lingayya Swamy Temple




Saleshwaram Cave Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva located inside a cave of “Tiger Reserve Nallamala Forest” situated around 30km from Mannanur, 60km from Srisailam, Mahbubnagar District, Telangana State. Saleshwaram Temple is one of the famous Trekking spot in Mahbubnagar, Telangana. The Cave Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and there are two ponds known as Sarvesa theertham and Pushkara theertham. This temple constructed within the narrow cave using bricks and mortar was believed to be built during 6th and 7th Centuries A.D. The Temple has been mentioned in various puranas as well.
Another alluring feature of this temple is the mesmerizing waterfall that is located opposite to the temple. With twinkling streams of water flowing down a hill of a height of around 200 meters, surrounded by refreshing greenery creates a hypnotic scenic beauty. An ideal place for adventure lovers, this Saleshwaram is popular for its exciting trekking trails as well. The best time to visit this temple is on the chaitra purnima, which is the full moon day during the Chaitra (March- April) month. In fact, this temple is opened for devotees only for 3 to 5 days in a year.

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