Sahsra Linga Temple in Srikalahasti draws devotees in large numbers from all over the country. The temple has many myths and legends associated with it and it is considered to be a prominent temple in the town. The temple is scenically located in the middle of a jungle and a majestic hill forms the backdrop of the temple. Many tourists also make it a point to visit the temple because of its surrounding locales. The word ‘sahsra’ means 'thousand' and is aptly associated with the temple because there are thousand Shivalingas carved out on a single Linga. It is believed that coming to the temple would help one get rid of all the sins that one has committed in this as well as in the previous births.