Ghantasala in AP has precious Hindu and Buddhist relics

Respected Sir,

 Recently I came across an article mentioning the village of Ghantasala. It is located about 65 km from Vijayawada and has a rich historic value. There is a Shiva temple and a Buddhist Mahastupa both of which are centuries-old, and a museum wherein exhibits also date back hundreds of years.

It is also the home town of the Legendary playback-singer Ghantasala.

Many precious relics of the Hindu and Buddhist religions have been found here. They are all preserved in a small museum of the ASI.

The Jaladheeshwara temple is the presiding area of the deity, Shiva, known as Jaladheeshwara (God of the waters) because centuries ago he was worshipped by fishermen, sailors, and merchants venturing out on journeys by ship.

I request you and the editorial board to kindly assign a journalist to further pursue this story in detail. This will encourage tourists to know more about such diverse places rich in history.

This will also lead to greater initiatives by the government to preserve the tradition and the overall being of the residents in such remote beautiful villages.

I am certain that the campaigning for this project’s funds will gain support from history enthusiasts and people who are concerned about the preservation of the Hindu and Buddhist religions as well.