The unique Shiva Linga here is located in picturesque surroundings with the Dakshina Kailasa mountain at the back and the north flowing river Swarnamukhi in front.
Srikalahasti derives its name from His ardent devotees :-
From time immemorial countless gods, sages, saints, sinners and other devotees worshiped here and attained salvation. This holy place continues to draw thousands of devotees seeking fulfillment of their desires.
Realising the omnipresence and the omnipotence of the supreme, one will revel in Ananda. The eternal bliss can be achieved only through implicit faith humble submission and absolute devotion to the Almighty.Everyday men in distress, men seeking knowledge and wealth and men imbued with wisdom flock to this sacred place and return with contentment.
There are several important places in and around Srikalahasti which only a fortunate few find leisure to visit. The details of such places and the connected episodes are available in a book in English entitled Srikalahasti Mahima Srikalahasthi Tales by Sri Pavani Sitaramiah.