Inavolu Sri Mallikarjuna swamy temple, Inavolu, Wardhnnapet, Warangal A.P

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Kethamma Madalamma Sri Mallikarjuna swamy

Temple Entrnce

Temple

Inavolu Keerthi Thoranam

Pedda Bandlu (Radhm)

Natya Mandapam

Temple With Colors




History

Inavolu Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple situated at Inavolu village of Wardhannapet mandal Warangal district is one of the ancient Lord Shiva temples in south India. The temple dates back to 11th century and was built by Kakatiya rulers. It was built with 108 pillars and has a giant magnificent Nruthaya Mandapam on eastern side. Historical Kakatiya Keerti Toranams (Giant Rocky Entrance Gates) were initially constructed here and subsequently at Warangal fort.
The presiding deity Shiva lingam of the temple referred to as ‘Ardhapranavattam’ (Shivalinga with half doom). The temple has four entrance gates with rich architectural carvings that epitomizing the cultural sophistication of Kakatiya dynasty.
The temple was built by a minister Ayyanna Deva of Kakatiya Kingdom – hence the name Inavolu. The presiding deity Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy is considered as one of the incarnations of Lord Siva. Mostly the Yadavas patronise the temples built for the deity.

Main Jathara is celebrations

The famous Inavolu Mallanna Jatara has begun on a grand note here on Bhogi. The religious event of historic Inavolu Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple begins on Bhogi, the preceding day of Sankranti festival, and continues till Ugadi, the Telugu New Year.  Grand Celebrations of Makara Sankrnthi-Maha Shiva rathri -Ugadi-Deepavali-Every Masa Shivarathri 


POOJA

Torana Bandhanam, Vigneshwara Pooja, Punyahavachanam, Prajarohana, Mahanyasapurvaka Rudrabhishekam and others will be held to mark the commencement of the jatara.
On Makara Sankranti Mahanyasapurvaka Ekadasi Rudrabhishekam, Mahanivedana, Mantrapushpam and others will be held at the temple,

How to reach

18 KMs from Warangal (Warangal to Kammam high way) 
145 KM from Hyderabad (Warangal to Hyderabad high way crossed by pedda pendiyal)
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9 May 2016 at 17:07

Very nice article with picture. This is very famous Jyotirlinga of lord Shiva.
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