Sunday, May 26, 2024
More
    HomeTelanganaRare Temple Tank in Warangal in a State of Disrepair

    Rare Temple Tank in Warangal in a State of Disrepair

    Related stories

    CM pledges to make TS drug-free State

    Chief Minister A Revanth Reddy of Hyderabad is determined...

    Uttam vows to turn Hyderabad into a global investment hub

    Hyderabad's Civil Supplies and Irrigation Minister, Uttam Kumar Reddy,...

    A temple tank built in Kakatiya style has been discovered at Pedda Kodepaka village in Hanumakonda district, Warangal. The tank is 50 ft in length, 30 ft in width and 30 ft in depth and is made of granite stones. It has a unique feature: a shrine housing lord Ganesa leans towards the right side. The tank is the only one of its kind with a balcony around it, and a shrine that allows devotees to go round the holy tank from the inside and have a comfortable Darshan of Ganesa. The triple shrine, collapsed Mandapa, and the dilapidated temple tank represent the typical Kakatiya temple architectural style built during the Kakatiya Ganapatideva’s regnal period (13th century CE).

    Also read:  Telangana State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) Rebranded as TGSRTC

    Dr. Emani Sivanagi Reddy, archaeologist and CEO of Pleach India Foundation, visited the local Triple shrine (Trikuta temple dedicated to Siva) on Monday, along with Aravind Arya Pakide, Secretary of Warangal-based heritage organization TORCH, and S S Rangacharyulu, former Deputy Director of the Department of Heritage Telangana. Dr Reddy and his team found that the structure had undergone renovation many times and had lost its Kakatiya features. They believe that the temple tank should be restored using the fallen temple stones scattered here and there and developed as a tourist spot.

    - Advertisement -

    The team also visited the Panchalaraya temple at Chinakodepaka Village and found beautiful sculptures of Surya, Mahishamardini, Siva, and Serpent goddess in neglect. Speaking to The Hans India, Aravind Arya Pakide said, “It’s high time that the authorities gird up their loins and protect the temple tank of the Kakatiya times.”

    Also read:  New Program Offers Specialized German Language Training for Nurses
    - Advertisement -
    Rajesh M
    Rajesh Mhttps://www.telanganatribune.com
    Latest News from Hyderabad, Telangana, India & World!

    Follow us

    3,565FansLike
    179FollowersFollow
    1,202FollowersFollow
    965SubscribersSubscribe

    Contribute News

    You can contribute an article to Telangana Tribune by dropping a mail at newsdesk@telanganatribune.com

    Latest stories

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here