mahakuta temples

Mahakuta Temples

The Mahakuta group of temples was constructed by the early Chalukya kings in the 7th Century AD.

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Mahakutesvara temple

There is a large spring water tank, in the middle of the complex, locally known as Vishnu Pushkarni (Lotus pool of Lord Vishnu),

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Vishnu Pushkarni

There is a small shrine in Vishnu Pushkarni with a four-faced Shiva lingam.

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Chaunukha Lingam

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Closeup of the Chaunukha Lingam

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Kotilingam – Lingam # 1

The Mallikarjuna temple is one of the largest temples in the complex.

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Narasimha sculpture outside Mallikarjuna Temple


One Response to Mahakuta

  1. Mahesh Semwal June 18, 2014 at 9:32 pm #

    Thanks for sharing less travel spot.

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