Ancient Buddhist Settlement of Telangana

Buddhism, an ancient religion has flourished in South and South East Asia, several centuries ago. Telangana is a blessed land that has witnessed ancient Buddhist and Jain settlements. Phanigiri is located nearly 90 km from the district headquarters of Nalgonda in the state of Telangana. In Sanskrit language, the word Phani means Snake and Giri …

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Recent Restoration Activities by Telangana Archaeology

India’s youngest state Telangana is described by explorers as treasure trove of archaeology due to its invaluable heritage, monuments and many more. The Deccan region of India, encompassing the state of Telangana has been known since ages for its heritage legacy of several dynasties and their architectural marvels. There are 347 protected monuments located in …

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Kakatiya’s Tryst with Shaiva Shrines

Kusumanchi town is located between Khammam and Suryapet and is home to renowned temples of Mukkanteshwaralayam and Ganapeshwaralayam. These shrines were built by the Kakatiya rulers during 12th and 13th centuries and are a testimony to the architectural genius of Kakatiya kings. These shrines are in a juxtaposed manner, with some space in between them. …

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