Krishna Village in Mahabubnagar is a pilgrim center altogether. The village is situated immediately after the sangam of the Krishna River and the Bhima River. Hence there is a general belief that the goodness of the sangam would be present in the village as well. This is also the place for ceremonies. People perform all types of ceremonies on the banks of the river. People even from other states come here to perform the last rites of their near and dear ones.
The village is also known for the oldest bridge constructed by the Nizams on the Krishna River. This bridge was constructed with Iron and Led and is considered an engineering wonder as it is still very strong and in use.
The village is also famous for the Ksheera Lingeshwara Matham. There is a legendary story that Swamy ksheera Linga was a great devotee of Lord Shiva and had sacrificed his life and took Samadhi in this village. It was he who had constructed the Shiva Temple here.
The temple is visited by devotees throughout the year. However, it gets overcrowded during Sankrathi when a jatara is held in the temple.
Location and Reach:
Road: The village attracts visitors from Karnataka and AP also. The tourists from Karnataka can get down at Hindupur on Gulbarga-Raichur Highway and travel a distance of hardly 2 kms to reach Krishna village. The tourists from AP may reach Maganoor/Makthal on Hyderabad-Raichur Highway from where the distance is about 13 km.
Rail: The Krishna station is the nearest railway station. The Wadi-Guntakhal can be boarded to get down here.
Air: The nearest Airport, Shamshabad at Hyderabad, which is about 190 km from the destination.
Special Days of Attraction and Visitors Flow:
Though the tourist flow in throughout the week, it still on the high side on Wednesdays, Sundays and public holidays. Ceremonies of last rites and other family ceremonies are also celebrated here. Besides, Ganapathi Nimajjanam, Mahalaya Amavasya, Sivaratri, Karthika & Sravana Masams, etc. are also the times when large number of devotees gathers here.