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Hampi Virupaksha Temple Complex: A Chronological Study

Title:Hampi Virupaksha Temple Complex: A Chronological Study
Author:Sindgi Rajashekhar
Publication:Itihasa Darshan / Karnataka Itihasa Academy, Bangalore
Enumeration:Vol 4, 1989
Abstract:The ancient temple of Virupaksha, as old asthe 7th century existed with two red sand stone temples on the banks of Manmatha.On either side of the temples were raised a series of small temples between the 12th and 14th centuries.The present sanctum, the ante chamber and navaranga were rebuilt during the Sangama period.In 1510 mukhamantapa was built by Krishnadevaraya.THe stucco work inside ranga mantapa were built during Achyutrayas time.The paintings were of the 17th century.

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