Spiritual & Cultural Significance
The river was known as Muchukunda in ancient times, and its source in the Ananthagiri hills is associated with the Mahabharata.
The river meets the Krishna river at Vadapally. The Sri Meenakshi Agasteswara Swami temple is located here, and was built by the Kakatiya rulers in the twelfth century.
There is also a Sri Narasimha Swami temple at Vadapally, where Vyasa Maharishi is said to have meditated.