The temple of Istakameswari is located in a dense and picturesque forest environment about 21 kms to the east of Srisailam. This temple is an ancient structure datable to 8th - 9th centuries A.D. The sculpture of the deity is very unique and have no parallel any where in India. The Goddess has a serene and beautiful smiling face which at once captures the attention of one and all. It is believed that by having the darshanam of Istakameswari Devi one can fulfill all the desires.