Located in Badami, Karnataka – The cave temples were built during the 6th and the 8th centuries by the Badami Chalukyas. There are 5 cave temples in total, with 3 dedicated to the Hindu holy trinity Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva and the 4th cave is dedicated to Jain traditions. The caves are also a part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are a major tourist attraction in Karnataka.

Located in Badami, Karnataka – The cave temples were built during the 6th and the 8th centuries by the Badami Chalukyas. There are 5 cave temples in total, with 3 dedicated to the Hindu holy trinity Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva and the 4th cave is dedicated to Jain traditions. The caves are also a part of UNESCO World Heritage Sites and are a major tourist attraction in Karnataka.

Varah saving Bhudevi, Badami Cave 2, Chalukyas, about 578AD.

Varah saving Bhudevi, Badami Cave 2, Chalukyas, about 578AD.

Karnataka was ruled over by the following kingdoms: Pre-historic age. Early years Satavahanas 325 A.D.- 540 A.D. Kadambas of Banavasi 325 A.D.- 999 A.D. Gangas of Talkad 500 A.D. - 757 A.D. Chalukyas of Badami 757 A.D. - 973 A.D. Rashrakootas 973 A.D. - 1198 A.D. Chalukyas of Kalyan 1198 A.D. - 1312 A.D. Yadavas of Devagiri 1000 A.D. - 1346 A.D. Hoysalas 1336 A.D. - 1565 A.D. Vijayanagara Kings 1347 A.D. - 1527 A.D. Bahamani Kings

Karnataka was ruled over by the following kingdoms: Pre-historic age. Early years Satavahanas 325 A.D.- 540 A.D. Kadambas of Banavasi 325 A.D.- 999 A.D. Gangas of Talkad 500 A.D. - 757 A.D. Chalukyas of Badami 757 A.D. - 973 A.D. Rashrakootas 973 A.D. - 1198 A.D. Chalukyas of Kalyan 1198 A.D. - 1312 A.D. Yadavas of Devagiri 1000 A.D. - 1346 A.D. Hoysalas 1336 A.D. - 1565 A.D. Vijayanagara Kings 1347 A.D. - 1527 A.D. Bahamani Kings

Temple Architecture and Art of the Early Chalukyas: Badami, Mahakuta, Aihole, Pattadakal George Michell Niyogi  Rs 2,500

Temple Architecture and Art of the Early Chalukyas: Badami, Mahakuta, Aihole, Pattadakal George Michell Niyogi Rs 2,500

Badami was the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD. It is famous for rock cut and other structural temples. It is located in a ravine at the foot of a rugged, red sandstone outcrop that surrounds Agastya lake.

Badami was the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD. It is famous for rock cut and other structural temples. It is located in a ravine at the foot of a rugged, red sandstone outcrop that surrounds Agastya lake.

https://flic.kr/p/8NBDsf | Badami cave temple | Badami or Vatapi was the center of ancient Chalukyan glory. It is located at a distance of about 500 km from Bangalore and is a taluk in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka. It was founded in 540 A.D. by Pulakesi I(535-566 AD), an early ruler of the Chalukyas. Badami, today a sleepy little town on a red sandstone ridge. The Chalukyas are credited with some of the best traditions of Dravidian architecture including an experimental blend of older…

https://flic.kr/p/8NBDsf | Badami cave temple | Badami or Vatapi was the center of ancient Chalukyan glory. It is located at a distance of about 500 km from Bangalore and is a taluk in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka. It was founded in 540 A.D. by Pulakesi I(535-566 AD), an early ruler of the Chalukyas. Badami, today a sleepy little town on a red sandstone ridge. The Chalukyas are credited with some of the best traditions of Dravidian architecture including an experimental blend of older…

Vishnu on Shesha, Badami Cave 3, Chalukyas, about 578AD.

Vishnu on Shesha, Badami Cave 3, Chalukyas, about 578AD.

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Badami cave temples - Wikipedia

Badami cave temples - Wikipedia

The Nava Bhramma temples were built by the Badami Chalukyas, who ruled for about 200 years from the middle of the sixth century onwards. The Badami Chalukyas built several temples in Karnataka, and the Alampur temples in Andhra Pradesh.The Alampur site preserves archeological remains in the form of temples exhibiting a hybrid style of architecture - dating back to the 6th-7th centuries CE. Some of the images from this site are also housed in a museum nearby.

The Nava Bhramma temples were built by the Badami Chalukyas, who ruled for about 200 years from the middle of the sixth century onwards. The Badami Chalukyas built several temples in Karnataka, and the Alampur temples in Andhra Pradesh.The Alampur site preserves archeological remains in the form of temples exhibiting a hybrid style of architecture - dating back to the 6th-7th centuries CE. Some of the images from this site are also housed in a museum nearby.

Temple Architecture and Art of the Early Chalukyas: Badami, Mahakuta, Aihole, Pattadakal

Temple Architecture and Art of the Early Chalukyas: Badami, Mahakuta, Aihole, Pattadakal

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