Dindi(కోనసీమ)

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Godhavari River side at Dindi(Konaseema)
Dindi Resort
Coconut resort
Coconet resort inside
Anand resort

Konaseema (Telugu: కోనసీమ) is a delta located in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India. This delta is surrounded on all sides by waters (of Godavari and the Bay of Bengal). Konaseema is very near to the District head quarters Kakinada.

Konaseema is famous for its scenic greenery and vedic scholars. The origin of the name may be from Telugu word "Kona" meaning corner which resembles its shape. The northern side is bounded by Gautami Godavari and southern side is bounded by Vasista Godavari. It is one of most fertile lands present in Coromandel Coast. The entire region is rich in Coconut trees, Mango groves, Cashew and paddy fields.

One of the most significant components of Konaseema culture is the food; a unique part of the cuisine is its reliance on abundant local produce and sea food. There are delicacies made using Plantain flowers.

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HYD-Narsapur Express 10.10pm-Palakollu 7.49 am [1]

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Konaseema is a delta located in the East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh, India. This delta is surrounded on all sides by waters (of Godavari and the Bay of Bengal).

Konaseema is famous for its scenic greenery and vedic scholars. The origin of the name may be from Telugu word "Kona" meaning corner which resembles its shape. The northern side is bounded by Gautami Godavari and southern side is bounded by Vasista Godavari. It is one of most fertile lands present in Coromandel Coast. The entire region is rich in Coconut trees, Mango groves, numerous canals, backwaters, Temples and traditions.

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The culture of konaseema is rich traditional culture of Andhra. The culture of konaseema is typical rural culture of Andhra region. Even, the dialect of Telugu spoken here is distinct from other regions of Andhra Pradesh. The festivals of Rathotsavam (for Lord Vishnu) and Prabhala Teertham (for Lord Shiva) are famous all through the region. Most famous of Rathotsavam festivals are: Antarvedi teertham and Yanam teertham. Most famous of Prabhala Teerthams are: Jaggannathota teertham, Kothapeta teertham,Muktheswaram teertham and Chintalooru teertham. The Subhramanya Sasti teerthams in Amalapuram and Kadili are also very famous. According to some folklores, a sub-sect of Tamil Brahmins, belonging to Vadama Gotra, mostly settled along the Cauvery Delta in Tanjore (Thanjavoor) district of Tamil Nadu, migrated from this region in several waves around 1000 to 1200 CE to escape the fury of river Godavari which was flooding their settlements frequently.

Konaseema is known for its green Coconut orchards, lushgreen Paddy fields and numerous canals. Apart from these Konaseema is also famous for cultivation of turmeric and a kind of Yam called Kanda. Last but not the least, Konaseema is famous for Veda-pandits, the Godavari River and the hospitality of the people.

The inhabitants of Konaseema adopted a highly sustainable life-style. For example, every part of a coconut tree is used: from roots to the leaves and everything in between. This could probably be explained by the geographic isolation from the mainland. Before the construction of critical bridge infrastructure connecting to the mainland, water-based transportation was the only option. This relative isolation led to Konaseema people becoming extremely efficient at resource usage.

And Sankranthi is also a big festival celebrated for 3 days. On 3rd day Prabhalatherdham is well celebrated in Konaseema.

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