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- BHADRAKALI TEMPLE
origin of this famous hill temple lying mid-way between Warangal on one side and
Hanumakonda on the other, dates back to the early
seventh century The present shrine was built around 1175 AD by Kakati Rudradeva.
There are certain hoary beliefs that this potent Mother appearing in a dream
bade Kakati Betaraju to make Hanumakonda as his capital and rule over the region
with great distinction And she would bless and see that every endeavour would
come out in flying colours. It was done and success sought the kings as bid.
Later, she again commanded similarly Prolaraju to change the capital to Warangal
for better prosperity and greater security It was carried out implicitly.
Realising her abundant compassion for the kings. Ganapathy Deva, the illustrious
ruler called the Mother reverentially Kotasakti means thereby that she is the
personification energy fortified During the reign of Rani Rudramamba. its fame
reached the zenith, when many additions were
made and endowments created for its maintenance and progress in every activity.
Many inscriptions extant exemplify the invaluable contributions made by rulers
particularly Meesaraganda, son of Vithaladithya.