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Situated at a distance of 20 km from Srisailam in Andhra Pradesh, Ista Kameswari Temple is a revered Hindu temple dedicated to an avatar of Goddess Parvati- Goddess Istakameswari. Dating back to somewhere between the 8th and 10th century, the temple is based in the middle of a lush green forest and boasts of stunning landscape. Known to have a striking architecture and beautiful designs, the temple is not only visited by devotees but also by history and architecture enthusiasts.
Ista Kameswari Temple is located inside the folds of a cave that makes it all the more interesting and unique. Other than the surroundings, the highlight of the temple is the idol of Goddess Kameswari which is said to have a super soft texture although it is made in hard steel. It is believed that the ‘Devi’ can grant any wish to the devotees if they visit it even once.