Category:Padmakshi Gutta

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Padmakshi Gutta consists of a Hindu temple dedicated to Godess Padmavathi(Padmakshi), located on a hilltop in the heart of the city of Hanamakonda, was originally constructed during Kakatiya reign. Till the Kakatiya Kings renovated and established the Goddess Padmakshi, previously it was a ‘Basadi’ a Jain temple. The temple also has rich sculpture of the Jain Tirthankara's and other Jain Gods and Goddesses. The Kadalalaya basadi or Padmakshi temple is built on a large rocky out crop. Hanamakonda hill was a place of learning, like Sravanabelgola.