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    The Laxmi Chennakeshava Brahmostavam at Gangapur village in Jadcherla Mandal has attracted many visitors recently. People are coming to the Sri Laxm Chennakeshava Swamy Temple to pray and see the revered deity.

    Gangapuram is known for its Lord Chenna Kesava Swamy temple. Devotees from different states like Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Maharashtra travel here to seek blessings. The festivities started on February 17 and will continue for five to six days with various programs.

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    During the 10-15 day festive period in February, more than 30,000 pilgrims visit the temple daily from over 300 villages in the surrounding areas. People from nearby places like Kalwakurthy, Veldanda, Timmajipet, and even farther places like Achampet come to offer prayers.

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    Many devotees visit the temple every year during Brahmmostvam to see Chennakeshava Swamy. This year, there has been a large crowd, with people waiting in long queues for darshan. The temple authorities have made elaborate arrangements to accommodate the devotees.

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    The Chennakeshava Swamy temple has a long history dating back to the Skandha Purana. Located around 5 km from Jadcherla on the Kalwakurthy highway, Gangapur village becomes a pilgrimage center during the Brahmmosva festivities.

    Gangapuram became important during the rule of the Chalukya kings of Badami. The Kesava Swamy temple was built during the reign of Chalukya King of Kalyani, Sri Thrailokya Malla Someswarudu (1042 AD to 1063 AD), leading to the area being named Kesavapuram.

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    The temple in Gangapuram has gone by different names in the past, including Mayapuram, Mathsyapuram, and Dhurithapuram. The main deity, Sri Kesava Swamy, and the intricate sculptures inside showcase the rich cultural heritage of Hinduism, attracting many devotees.

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