Sri Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy Temple is located at Kasapuram, Guntakal Mandal in Anantapur District, Andhra Pradesh. This Temple is dedicated to Lord Hanuman. Nettikanti Anjaneya Swamy Temple is one of the popular Hanuman Temples in South India.
History of the Temple (Sthala Puranam)
During 1509-1530 AD when Vijaya Nagar was ruled by Sri Krishnadevaraya , in his spiritual Guru Parampara , there was one acharya by name Sree Vyasaraya (of Madhvacharya order). This Acharya observed that the king was afflicted with a peril known as “Kuhula”.
To ward off this evil the swamy ruled the kingdom for one hour thirty six minutes(4 Ghatis). Sree Vyasaraya installed at different places 732 idols Lord Anjaneya. Sree Vyasaraya attained nirvana in 1539 AD on the fourth day of Sukla Paksha (bright half) in Phalguna Masam.
Festivals at Kasapuram Temple
Ugadi (Telugu New Year), Hanuman Jayanti (Chaitra Purnima), Sri Rama Navami, Hanuman Jayanti (in Vaishakha Masam), Guru Purnima, Hanuman Vratham (in Margashira Masam), etc.. are the major festivals that are celebrated at Kasapuram Nettikanti Anjaneyaswamy Temple.