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Wonder Shadow in Chaya Someswara Temple

Chaya Someswara Swamy Temple is located in Panagal village, Nalgonda district of Telangana, India. This temple was built during 11th & 12th centuries by the Ikshvaku family. The temple got the name as it is believed that there is an everlasting shadow on Lord Shiva’s Lingam in the main temple, all day.

Panagal Images

Wonders & Tourist Attractions

  • Wonder Shadow - A stationary shadow on the deity Shivalingam irrespective sunlight position from sunrise to sunset.
  • How? - Temple's 3 Shrines and Mandapa pillars makes it possible (?)
  • Excellent Architecture of of the temple and Mandapa
  • Udaya samudram - A huge tank near the temple
  • Sri Venkateswara swamy temple
  • Pachala Someswara temple and its nice sculpture
  • Archaeological museum

Address of Panagal Temple

Panagal villae is located near Nalgonda city of Telangana state, India - 508001

How to Reach

Panagal village located very next to Nalgonda city on Addanki - Narkatpally highway which extends to Hyderabad.

  • Distance From: Hyderabad - 94 km, Suryapet - 55 km, Guntur - 190 km
  • Nearest Airport: Hyderabad
  • Nearest Bus Station: Panagal or Nalgonda.
  • Nearest Railway Station: Nalgonda
  • Transport: Frequent buses, trains to and from Nalgonda.

Where to Stay

Nice hotels like Vivera, available at Nalgonda

Festivals / Events

Festivals related to lord Shiva celebrated here. Maha Shivarthri (Feb or March), Tholi Ekadashi (Jun or July) and Kartika Masam (Nov-Dec) are important.

Things to Take Care

During normal days, there will be less movement of people at the temple. Cattlemen at nearby fields may assist you to look around.

Visiting Places near Panagal