This is a pilgrimage place in Kurnool district in Andrapradesh .
It’s the jeeva sammadhi of Raghavendra swamy , (its believed that Raghavendra swamy was born as Prahaladh in his first incarnation).This holy place is also called as Brindhavan .
The temple is serene and divine . There is Lord Hanuman idol opposite to Raghavendrar Brindhavana its said first to seek the blessings of the Hanuman then to worship Raghavendra Swami as the idol of Hanuman is installed by Raghavendra swamy himself and his jeeva sammadhi is too made out of the same stone .
The temple has 3 chariots- wooden, silver and gold every day by evening 7pm the three chariots comes around the temple and there is a manchallamman temple inside this temple and they allow us to show arathy to the Amman by ourselves.
After visiting Mantralaya one should see Pichalaya the place where Raghavendra swamy after attaining moksha appeared to Appanacharya his first and foremost disciple on the banks of Tungabhadra.
Near this place is Appanacharyas house to see .
Panchamukhi Anjineyar temple is a swambu Anjineyar temple just 10 kms from Mantralayam . This place is where Raghavendra Swamy was in penance for many years . At the back of Anjineyar temple is Yerukalamma temple the krama devatha of this village .
Poojyaya Raghavendraya Satya Dharma Ratayacha,
Bhajatam Kalpavrikshaya Namatam Kamadhenave
From Hampi we travelled to Mantralayam on the way we visited kallur Mahalakshmi temple .