A blog about a trip my wife and me took a few days back 🙂
Located about 120 kilometres north of Bangalore, Lepakshi is a sleepy village in Anathapur District of Andhra Pradesh.
Known for its famous Veerabadhra Temple, this town traces its origins to the Ramayana. Legend has it that, after the abduction of Sita by the Ravana, Jatayu, the vulture tries to stop Ravana, and gets badly injured in the process…
As the vulture lies dying, Ram arrives there, in his pursuit of Ravana. Seeing the stricken bird, Ram says “le pakshi” or ”rise bird” which later on became the name of the place as Lepakshi.
It was a rainy afternoon and almost the entire journey was accompanied by heavy rain
but there were also brief patches of glorious sunlight which made the roads and the flowers in the…
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