The shrine of Mattapalli is locatedon the river banks of Krishna, in Huzurnagar taluq, which is found in the district of Naslgonda, which can be found in the southern state of Andhra Pradesh The three main deities that are said to be found here are -, Sri Chenchu Lakshmi Thaayar, Sri Raajyalakshmi Thaayar and Sri Yogananda Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy. The town of Mattapalli is situated at a distance of twenty five kilometers from the district of Huzurnagar. One can reach the district of Huzurnagar from either Kodada or from Miryalaguda. The village of Kodada can be found on the Highway that leads from Vijaywada to Hyderabad, it is at a distance of approximately fifteen kilometers from the district of Huzurnagar. The town of Kodada is at a distance of hundred and fifty seven kilometers from the city of Hyderabad, whereas it is at a distance of hundred kilometers from the village of Vijayawada.
During Kal Yuga, Lord appeared to a local follower named Machireddi in his dream, telling him where he lived. Machireddi , who ruled Thangeda, which was found to be a few kilometers from Mattapalli, on the bank, which was opposite to the river named Krishna. Lord instructed Machireddi that his above could be identified by a tree, the Vedapatri. The Lord instructed Machireddi to open up the cave so that other devotees could also worship him. In the interior of the cave, the idol of the Lord sits beneath the sanctuary of the hooded cranium of sesha naga, also, it is beautifully decorated.
People are of the opinion that a cure can be found for diseases that don't have one, also evil spirits can be chased away, also God will grant all the wishes of a follower if he lives in the shrine of Mattapalli for a period of eleven days and eleven nights . The devotee will also have to engage in pradakshinams three times in a day, wearing the same wet clothes, after taking a dip in the river of Krishna.
The altar faces westward. The mukhamantapam is composed of twenty one beams, there is a canopy made of cement. Before the northern door, one can see a mantapa that is composed of five beams and a canopy of cement. Followers are able to engage in pradakshinam encompassing the flag pole and there is a sculpture of Lord Hanuman that faces Lord. One can find a kitchen that is located towards the north of the shrine on the same campus where naivedya is made, to offer to the Lord. The entrance for the shrine faces southward.
Every Friday, Andal is worshipped, the seva takes place at 6 in the evening, and the followers of the Lord carry out a procession. Before the annual celebration, Adhyayana utsavas are carried out to commemorate God, that lasts for three days. The festival is celebrated every year .A number of festivals that are celebrated in the temple with pomp and joy are Ugadi, , Sri Nrusimha Jayanthi, , Vijaya Dasami, Sri Krishna Jayanthi, Dhanurmasa Aaradhanam Vaikuntha Ekadasi and Sankaranthi. During important days like Mukkoti Ekadasi and Brahmotsavas, one can witness more than five thousand followers who visit this shrine, from all over India. There are a number of cultural programs that are organized by the followers; this shrine offers lunches and dinners, which are free of charge to the devotees.