Thimmamma Marrimanu, Gutibayalu

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Thimmamma Marrimanu is a 550 years old banyan tree, 100kms from Anantapur. Spreading over an area of about 5 acres, it is regarded as the biggest in South India with about 1100 prop roots.

It is named after the Thimmamma, who was considered to be a saintly woman. There is a small temple under the tree dedicated to this lady. Apart from being religiously important, this place makes a good picnic spot. This tree occupied its name in the Guinness Books of World Records as being the largest banyan tree in the year 1989.

Every year, there is a big Jatara (procession) conducted during Shivarathri and thousands of devotees take part. It is considered very auspicious to attend this procession.


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THIMMAMMA MARRI MANU IS NEAR WESTERN GANGARAJULA BALAVEERA ROYAL FORT IN GOOTY BAYALU IN ANTIQUE ESAWARAMALA HIILS ,NEAR KADIRI LAKSHMINARASIMHA TEMPLE .QUEEN THIMMAMMA'S HUSBAND BELONGED TO KOLAR NANDIDURGHA ,CHICK BALLAPUR GANGARAJULU.HE WAS POISONED BY A SWORD OF MUSLIM ENEMIES WHO TRIED TO ROB KADIRI TEMPLE .THE POISONED WOUND SPREAD AND BLISTERS APPEARED.THIMMAMMA NURSED .AFTER DEATH OF KING BALA VEERA ROYALU SHE COMMITED SATHI .IN FUNRERAL PYRE (CHITHI)SHE PLANTED 4 BANYAN TWIGS .BY ... added by   ukrishnamurthy on Aug 20 2012
Thimmamma Marrimanu is a 550 years old banyan tree, 100kms from Anantapur. Spreading over an area of about 5 acres, it is regarded as the biggest in South India with about 1100 prop roots. It is named after the Thimmamma, who was considered to be a saintly woman. There is a small temple under the tree dedicated to this lady. Apart from being religiously important, this place makes a good picnic spot. This tree occupied its name in the Guinness Books of World Records as being the largest banyan ... added by   arjun on Jun 11 2012
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