Tadipatri is located at a distance of 60kms from Anantapur on the banks of river Penneru. Tadipatri, also called as Tatiparthi, is a rural town that boasts of many interesting religious monuments. In the earlier times this place was called as "Bhaskara Kshetra". To the south of this place, there is a thick forest full of palm trees and hence it was also called as Tamlapalli (Tativanam) and was named 'Tadipatri' during the time of Pemmasani Ramalinga Naidu, a local chieftain under the Vijayanagara King Proudha Devaraya.
There are many religious shrines like Chintala Venkataramana Temple, locally known as Chintalaraya Swami, Bugga Ramalingeshwara temple and Rameswara swami temple, of which the first two are well-known. The Chintala Venkataramana temple with its superior gopuram is situated in the heart of the town while the temple of Bugga Ramalingeshwara is at a distance of 1km from the town overlooking the Pennar river. This temple is remarkable for a Lingam on a pedestal that is constantly sprinkled with water from a small creek.
Kurnool is a district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in the southern part of India.Kurnool is located in the southern banks of rivers Handri and Tungabhadra, in the west-central part of Andhra Pradesh. It is the largest of the four districts of Andhra Pradesh while the other three are Kadapa, Anantapur and Chittore.