Bhrugubanda (pronounced bhru-gu-banda and written in Telugu as: భృగుబండ) is a village in Southern India, near Sattenepalli town in the state of Andhra Pradesh. Its history dates to 1000 BC, when the sage Bhrugu was prosecuted for being arrogant. Banda in Telugu means rock, and Bhrugu was turned into a rock. The major crops here are Paddy, Tobacco, Red-chili and Cotton.
Bhrugu did penance Tapas on the sacred rock, where Lord Jagannadha, with Subhadra and Balarama, is worshipped every day. In Bhrugubanda, to put Sikhara Deepam Oil Light on the top of the hill is considered a very prominent type of worship.
In addition to the Jaganath temple there are other temples in Bhrugubanda, they are:
There is also a family with same surname (Bhrugubanda). For Example: Bhrugubanda Kameshwara Rao, Bhrugubanda Kashyap Rohith, Bhrugubanda Annapurna, Bhrugubanda Monica.