(Last Updated on : 13-08-2012)
Kuntala is the name of a village situated in the Mandal in Adilabad district in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.
The village Kuntala is distinguished for the Kuntala Waterfall. This is the one of the highest waterfalls in the Andhra Pradesh state with a height of 45 meters. Kuntala Waterfall is situated in the Sahayadri mountain range.
As mentioned in the Hindu mythology, Kuntala Waterfalls was named after the legendary figure Shakuntala, who was the beloved of King Dushyanta. It is said that both of them fell in love with each other in the beautiful region. Shakuntala used to bathe in the waters of this waterfall.
It appears as if God himself likes this place as much as people do. A temple dedicated to Someshwara Swami is located in the vicinity, where people come to pay their homage to the Lord.
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