VĀTĀPI INSCRIPTION OF NARASIṂHA VARMĀ I

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          We know that Narasiṃha pallava expedited till Vātāpi during the retaliation of the second Cāḷukya invasion made by Pulkēśi II. The Pallava army was in upper hand in the battles held at Maṇimaṅgalam, śūramāram and Pariyaḷam. The Pallava army entered Vātāpi the heart of the Cālukya Viṣaya which made unprecedented disaster to the dynasty…

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A LOVE STORY FROM CĀLUKYAN INSCRIPTION

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          We have witnessed so many love stories in history. Still there are more in the queue.  Such an interesting story is gleaned from the Mahākūṭeśvara temple at Mahākūṭa an architectural wonder of Cālukyas of Bādāmi. The temple is assigned to Maṅgaleśa(596-609 CE) and further research revealed that the same is reconstructed during 625 CE…

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