The best place to begin a tour of Andhra Pradesh is Hyderabad, the capital. Hyderabad is very well - connected by air, rail and road to all major cities of India. The other major cities of the state are Secunderabad, Visakhapatnam, Waltair and Vijayawada. An efficient road and rail network connects every district to the state capital. Amravati in Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh Amravati, Travel to Amravati, Expedition to Amravati, Amravati in Hyderabad Only Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Vijayawada and Tirupati are airlinked.
Area: 275,068 sq.km
Location/ East: Bay of Bengal
Population: 75.7 million (Cencus 2001)
Languages: Telugu, Urdu, Hindi & English
Climate: Nov - Feb 13o C - 320 C (Winter)
Air: The nearest domesti Airport is Vijayawada (about 60 kms) and Int'l Airport is Hyderabad (about 320 kms).
Rail: The nearest railhead is Guntur (about 35 kms & Vijaywada (about 60 kms).
Road: The best way to reach Amaravati is by bus from Hyderabad (about 08 hr drive) or Vijayawada / Guntur.
His Holiness the Dalai Lama will give the Kalachakra 2006. Large numbers of Buddhists are expected to attend this precious Kalachakra Tantra, held at the spiritual home of the Kalachakra teaching. Amaravathi is a unique location for the initiation, as it offers a return to the home of the Kalachakra Tantra, at South India’s most revered Buddhist pilgrimage site, Amravati in Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh Amravati, Travel to Amravati, Expedition to Amravati, Amravati in Hyderabad within the rural sleepiness of Amaravathi village in Andhra Pradesh.
On the bank of the Krishna River, Amaravathi was once a Buddhist settlement of great repute. After Lord Buddha gave the first Kalachakra teaching here, Amaravathi became known as Palden Drepung (Tibetan) or Shri Dhanyakataka (Sanskrit).Amravati in Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh Amravati, Travel to Amravati, Expedition to Amravati, Amravati in Hyderabad Today, archaeologists and Buddhist pilgrims throughout the world continue to visit the ruins of the 2000-year-old Buddhist stupa and small museum. Despite its small size and rural location, Amaravathi has a confluence of religious statues, temples and monuments, demonstrating its appeal to a number of religious faiths.
How to Reach Amaravati (Kalachakra)
Amaravati is located in Andhra Pradesh in South India. There are several ways to reach Amaravati from nearby towns including Hyderabad the capital of Andhra Pradesh.
How to Reach Amaravati by Road:
There is an excellent Road from Hyderabad to Amaravati. The distance between Hyderabad and Amaravati can be covered in 7 hours.
The distance from the nearest towns to Amaravati are given below
Guntur / Amaravati: 35 Km
Vijayawada / Amaravati: 70 Km
Hyderabad / Amaravati : 307 Km
How to Reach Amaravati by Trains:
There are numerous trains every three hours between Hyderabad - Vijayawda & Guntur & Vice versa.
How to Reach Amaravati by Flights:
There is One Flight Daily by Air Deccan between Hyderabad - Vijayawada.
Location of Kalachakra
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