Saturday, January 19, 2013

Thousand Pillar Temple turns 850 years, TODAY!


The famous Thousand Pillar Temple at Hanamkonda, Warangal, turns 850 years, today!
According to stone inscriptions at the Temple, the Temple was consecrated on ‘Magha Shuddha Thrayodashi (Thursday) in the year named Chitrabanu of Shalivahanashakam, which according to the Gregorian calendar is 19th January 1163. Exactly 850 years ago!
For more information and number of photographs of the Temple, you may reach my blog-post by clicking on the following link: Raghu's column - Thousand Pillar Temple.

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