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Growing Nandi At Yaganti Temple – Will Come Alive At End Of Kali Yuga - Hindu Temple Miracles


Nandi (Bull of Lord Shiva) worshipped at Yaganti Sri Uma Maheswara Swamy Temple at Yaganti in Kurnool District in Andhra Pradesh is growing and this is yet another Hindu temple miracle. Officials from the Archaeological Survey of India have confirmed that the idol increases its size by an inch every 20 years. The current size of Yaganti Nandi idol is five feet high and 15 feet wide. It is predicted that the end of Kali Yuga this Nandi will come alive.

face and back image size of Nandi


There was a space to do pradakshinas (rounds) around the Nandi a century ago, but now it has taken up the gap between the stone pillars. A pillar had to be removed due to the increasing size of the Nandi.

Unlike other Shiva temples, Nandi is not located right opposite to Shiva inside the sanctum sanctorum.

Yaganti Nandi Will Come Alive At End Of Kali Yuga

It has been predicted that Yaganti Nandi will come alive at the end of Kali Yuga and will start shouting. This will announce the end of a cycle of creation. It is also stated that millions of horses will come out of the three caves at Yaganti to serve the Kalki Avatar of Lord Vishnu.

Sri Yaganti Uma Maheswara Temple is around 14 from Banaganapalli in Kurnool District, Andhra Pradesh.


Some Other Facts Of Yaganti Sri Uma Maheswara Swamy Temple

  • The main murti worshipped in Sri Uma Maheswara Swamy Temple is Ardhanarishwara. The sanctum sanctorum of this Shiva temple does not have a Shivling. It is rarest of rare that a Shiva temple does not have a Shivling in the sanctum sanctorum.
  • Shiva and Parvati are worshipped in a single Swayambhu murti in the temple. Devotees can clearly make out the difference as Shiva is smeared with vibhuti or sacred ash and Goddess Parvati is smeared with turmeric.
  • No crows are seen in Yaganti. This is because Sage Agastya who meditated here was disturbed by Kakasura. He cursed that if crows come in the vicinity of the temple they will die.
  • Crow is the vehicle of Shani. Therefore it is believed that Shani will not trouble those people who worship in the Sri Uma Maheswara Swamy Temple.
  • The temple is also famous for three caves. One of the caves contains murti of Lord Venkateswara Swamy but the toe nail is broken.




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