"Lord Shiva Kills Andhak. " Virupaksha Temple. Pattadakal. Chalukya Dynasty. 8th Century CE. Karnataka, India.

"Lord Shiva Kills Andhak. " Virupaksha Temple. Pattadakal. Chalukya Dynasty. 8th Century CE. Karnataka, India.

" Natraj " ( Lord Shiva as Dancer ). Virupaksha Temple. Pattadakal. Chalukya Dynasty. 8th Century CE. Karnataka, India.

" Natraj " ( Lord Shiva as Dancer ). Virupaksha Temple. Pattadakal. Chalukya Dynasty. 8th Century CE. Karnataka, India.

Kannada language - Old-Kannada inscription dated 578 AD (Badami Chalukya dynasty) at Badami cave temple

Kannada language - Old-Kannada inscription dated 578 AD (Badami Chalukya dynasty) at Badami cave temple

Akkadevi (ಆಕ್ಕದೀವಿ in Kannada, also Akkādēvi, Akkā-dēvi), 1010-1064 CE[1] was a princess of the Chalukya dynasty of Karnataka and governor of an area known as Kishukādu, situated in the present day districts of Bidar, Bagalkot and Bijapur. She was the sister of King Jayasimha II of the Western Chalukyas, and aunt of Someshvara I.  Akkadevi was well known for being an able administrator and capable general.

Akkadevi (ಆಕ್ಕದೀವಿ in Kannada, also Akkādēvi, Akkā-dēvi), 1010-1064 CE[1] was a princess of the Chalukya dynasty of Karnataka and governor of an area known as Kishukādu, situated in the present day districts of Bidar, Bagalkot and Bijapur. She was the sister of King Jayasimha II of the Western Chalukyas, and aunt of Someshvara I. Akkadevi was well known for being an able administrator and capable general.

Known as the capital of the Chalukya Dynasty, the group of monuments at Pattadakal is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Despite of being built by the south Indian kingdoms, the architectural styles displayed here crosses various styles such as Nagara, Dravidian, Rekha and Prasada in their designs. The temples were mostly built during the 6th and the 8th centuries providing them with a vast historic value.

Known as the capital of the Chalukya Dynasty, the group of monuments at Pattadakal is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Despite of being built by the south Indian kingdoms, the architectural styles displayed here crosses various styles such as Nagara, Dravidian, Rekha and Prasada in their designs. The temples were mostly built during the 6th and the 8th centuries providing them with a vast historic value.

ಪಟ್ಟದ ಕಲ್ಲು, Pattada kallu, Karnataka was capital of Chalukya Dynasty between 6th to 8th Century. #ನಮ್ಮನಾಡುಕರುನಾಡು

Bengaluru/Kiran on

ಪಟ್ಟದ ಕಲ್ಲು, Pattada kallu, Karnataka was capital of Chalukya Dynasty between 6th to 8th Century. #ನಮ್ಮನಾಡುಕರುನಾಡು

Saraswati idol carved of black stone from Chalukya dynasty (12 century CE). Idol on display in Prince of Wales Museum, Mumbai.

Saraswati idol carved of black stone from Chalukya dynasty (12 century CE). Idol on display in Prince of Wales Museum, Mumbai.

"Lady with a Parrot. " Virupaksha Temple. Pattadakal. Chalukya Dynasty. 8th Century CE. Karnataka, India.

"Lady with a Parrot. " Virupaksha Temple. Pattadakal. Chalukya Dynasty. 8th Century CE. Karnataka, India.

Pinterest
Search