Mantralayam is a town in Kurnool district in Andhra Pradesh, India. It lies on the banks of the Tungabhadra river on the border with neighbouring Karnataka state. It is also called as Manchale. This town is noted for the holy presence of the Vrindavana of Guru Raghavendra Swami, a Madhwa saint and follower of Sri Madhwacharya. It is believed that Guru Raghavendra Swami is in the Vrindavana from the past 339 years and is believed to be in the Vrindavana for another 361 years. While entering the Vrindavana, Guru Raghavendra Swami stated that he would be there (in the Vrindavana) for 700 years. Lakhs of devotees come here to have a glimpse of the Brindavana or Vrindavana every year. Guru Raghavendra Swami is said to have performed numerous miracles in his lifetime - reviving the dead child of a devotee, granting liberation to his wife who had committed suicide in grief and became a ghost, healing many diseased people, granting prosperity and children to those who sought his grace etc. Guru Raghavendra Swami gave an assurance to his devotees that he would continue to bestow his grace on his devotees from Mantralayam for 700 years. Your puja will be performed by the Madhwa priest Shri Krishna, son of Shri Venkappa Achar and the prasadam (akshatha and sugar) will be sent you by post.