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Kalleshvara Temple, Bagali, Karnataka


Kalleshvara Temple, Bagali 


  • Kalleshvara temple (also spelt Kallesvara or Kalleshwara) is located in the town of Bagali (called Balgali in ancient inscriptions) near to Harpanahalli town in the Davangere district of Karnataka state, India.


  • The construction of the temple spans the rule of two Kannada dynasties: the Rashtrakuta Dynasty during the mid-10th century, and the Western Chalukya Empire, during the reign of founding King Tailapa II (also called Ahava Malla) around 987 AD. (the dynasty is also called Later or Kalyani Chalukya). The consecration of the temple was done by an individual called Duggimayya.


Kalleshvara Temple, Bagali, Karnataka



Kalleshvara Temple, Bagali, Karnataka



Kalleshvara Temple, Bagali, Karnataka



Kalleshvara Temple, Bagali, Karnataka