The small Hathakesvara temple located on the foothills of the Nallamala hills is a pure architectural beauty. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, with a Shiv Ling inside the temple which is worshipped by the pilgrims.
A notable thing about the temple is that Saint Sri Shankaracharya wrote one of his Kreethanas in this temple. The localites of the are believe that Hathakesvara Swamy is the most powerful, the one who fulfills all your prayers and alleviates all your diseases.
The temple also has a picturesque view and is among the most frequently visited temple in Srisailam. People from all over the country visit the temple to worship the Shiv ling enshrined in the temple and to seek peace in the atmosphere all around the temple.