Telangana is a newly formed state in India. Telangana is bordered by the states of Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh to the north, Karnataka to the west, and Andhra Pradesh to the south and east. The ancient temples are mostly built during the time of Rashtrakutas Dynasty and Chalukya Dynasty and the medieval temples are built during the time of Kakatiya Dynasty. Some of the temples of Telangana are Yadagirigutta, Bhadrachalam Temple, Vemulawada, Kaleswaram, Gnana Saraswati Temple, Dharmapuri Temple, Kondagattu, Birla Mandir, Chilkur Balaji Temple, Ramappa Temple, Thousand Pillars Temple, Bhadrakali Temple, Keesaragutta, Sanghi Temple, Tandur, Bhadrakali Sametha Veerabhadra Swamy temple, Bramarambika Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple, Ketaki Sangameshwara Swamy Temple and many other temples of Hindu community.
Chilkur Balaji Temple
Chilkur Balaji Temple is the ancient temple of Telangana, a newly formed state in South India, with Hyderabad as its capital. This temple is located near the banks of Osman Sagar Lake, near Hyderabad. Chilkur Balaji Temple is about 17 kilometres from Mehedipatnam. It is one of the oldest temples in Hyderabad, the medieval royal city built during the time of Madanna and Akkanna, the uncles of Ramadas.
Ramappa temple in Telangana is located in Palampet, Venkatapur mandal. This ancient temple is 19 kilometres far from Mulugu Mandal. Ramappa temple in Telangana is 6 km away from Kotagulla. Ramappa temple had remained intact even after repeated wars, plunder and destruction by Muslim invaders and natural disasters. There was a major earthquake during the 17th century which caused some damage to this temple. This medieval temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. This temple is named after the sculptor Ramappa. It is the only temple in the world named after its architect. Its presiding deity, Ramalingeswara, is the form of Lord Shiva or Mahadeva and a personal God of the Avatar of Vishnu, Rama. The history says that this medieval temple took 40 years to build.
Thousand Pillars Temple
Thousand Pillars Temple is a notable, historical Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Surya, Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva and is situated in Hanamakonda town near Warangal, Andhra Pradesh. Presently, the temple is being maintained and preserved by the Archaeological Survey of India and one will notice beautiful lawns surrounding the Thousand Pillars Temple. As suggested by its name, the temple is smartly supported with the aide of a thousand pillars and it was built during 1163 AD by Rudra Deva, a Kakatiya king. The Thousand Pillars Temple was also termed as 'Sri Rudreshwara Swamy Temple', in the honour of the Kakatiya ruler who erected it. The temple lies at a distance of nearly 150 kms away from Hyderabad.
Lord Sree Sita Ramachandra Swamy Temple in Bhadrachalam is a Hindu temple of Lord Rama located in Telangana, India. The area is called Bhadrachalam and is the venue of grand celebrations on Rama Navami day, when the wedding anniversary of Lord Rama and his consort Sita takes place with much fanfare.
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