TNPSC Thervupettagam

Badami Chalukyas inscriptions

February 27 , 2024 117 days 502 0
  • Two Badami Chalukya temples at least 1,300-1,500 years old and a 1,200-year-old label inscription were recently discovered in Mudimanikyam village, Nalgonda District, Telangana.
  • The two temples date back to between 543 AD and 750 AD.
  • The inscription dates to 8th or 9th century AD, corresponding to the rule of the Badami Chalukyas.
  • These temples are exceptional as they are in Kadamba Nagara style in the Rekha Nagara format.
  • This is the only example of such architecture evident today in Telangana.
  • The label inscription reads as ‘Gandaloranru’ and is inscribed on a pillar of a group of five temples in the village.

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