With the Uniquness of the temple, The Manikundala Sri Suryanarayana Swamy temple which is situated at Nandikotkur is quite popular among the people in the region. The temple is constrcuted by Chola Kings and is aged about 450 years old. Sun rays during the sunrise in Dhanrmasa used to touch the feet of the principal deity in the temple. Under the Guidance of Sri Mallikarjuna Rao reconsturtced the temple in 1996. The famous festival in the temple is Rathasaptami.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Good Health
- Speedy recovery
- Improvement of eyesight and vision
- Strengthen bone
- Attain wealth
Palasha Pushpa Sankaasham Taarakaa Graha Mastakam Rowdram Rowdraat Makam Ghoram Tam Ketum Prana Maa Myaham
Meaning -I pray to Ketu, who looks similar to the Palaasha flower, who is the head of the stars and planets, who is scary and violent.