Parnasala is a small village located at a distance of more than 30 kilometers from the holy town Bhadrachalam in the state of Telangana. Tourists visit Parnasala by road or boats as the means of transportation.
According to the legend, Lord Rama had spent some part of his fourteen years of exile at this place. The little stream here is believed to be a testimony to the belief that Sita, wife of Lord Shri Ram, took her bath in the stream, and hence the place is called Sita Vaagu. Another story accounting to the history of this village is that Maricha Rakshasa was killed by Lord Shri Ram in the same place when he had come in disguise as a golden deer to deceive Goddess Sita.
Parnasala is a most sought after heritage spot in Bhadrachalam. It is believed to be the place where the King of Lanka, Ravana had abducted Goddess Sita. This place depicts this part of the epic Ramayana by exhibiting the primary events in the form of beautifully canvassed sculptures of Rama, Sita, Laxmana and Ravana.
How to Reach
Parnasala can be reached by road from Bhadrachalam, located nearly 32 km away. Bhadrachalam is connected to Hyderabad located at a distance of approximately 305 km by road transport.
Haritha Hotel, Bhadrachalam offers delicious fare for tourists visiting the region. For a blissful darshan of Lord Rama, Haritha Hotel Bhadrachalam is a place where one can relax, stay and refresh for a darshan of the famous temple here. Tourists can stay at Haritha Hotel in Bhadrachalam, operated by Telangana Tourism which is an ideal accommodation option for travellers.