Sam Dattanatha Kshetram (Charpatunatha)
Kaikaluru, Andhra Pradesh, India
'Sam' Dattanatha Kshetra is a Navanatha Temple, with the fifth syllable in Sri Swamiji's name, 'Ga ṇa pa ti sa chchi dā nan da', used as its seed syllable.
'Sam' Dattanatha Kshetra, consecrated in 1997, honors the Navanatha Sampradaya of Adi Guru Dattatreya. The nine saints, the Navanathas, represent the nine great spiritual mentors in the lineage of Dattatreya, the incarnation of the Hindu trinity, Brahma, Vishnu, and Siva.
The main deity is Anagha sameta Dattatreya Swami. The other devatas are Ganapati, Siva, Ashta Lakshmi, and the Navagrahas.
The ashrama actively conducts spiritual, religious, charitable, and cultural programs.
Sam Dattanatha Temple - Charpatunatha
Sri Ganapati Sachchidananda Ashrama,
Mandavalli Mandalam, Krishna Dt.
Andhra Pradesh 521 333
Tel: (08677) 222028