Penukonda is a town in the Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, India. It is 70 km away from Anantapur town. This town is not quite the same as comparable sounding Penugonda. This town contains around 365 sanctuaries worked amid Vijayanagara run the show. It was the second capital of Vijayanagara kingdom. Today, the place is well known for its Sri Kaleswar Swamy Ashram that draws individuals from world over. The ashram houses an instructional hub for cutting edge otherworldliness, Sri Kaleshwar Soul University. It is situated with in the antiquated post complex, underneath the scenery of Penukonda Mountain with its dozen sanctuaries and shrouded contemplation hollows. This locale was controlled at ious focuses in history by the Hoysalas, Chalukyas, Vijayanagar, Nawabs, Maratha chieftain Murari Rao, Tipu Sultan, Nizam and in the long run went under British run after it was surrendered to the British by the Nizam of Hyderabad. It was a blend of ious religions yet the town and fortification were built up by early Hoysala rulers, who were experts of Jainism. After Krishna Deva Raya, Venkatapathi Rayalu, the Emperor of Vijayanagar, assumed control. He made Raya Dalavayi Koneti Naidu child of Kasturi Naidu, grandson of Akkappa Naidu, incredible grandson of Kanaka Naidu of Chandragiri, as the legislative leader of Penukonda and consulted him the title with Maha-Raja-Raja-Sri and observed Koneti Naidu's marriage with Swarna.