One of the oldest temples in Hanamkonda City is the Padmakshi Temple, with the Goddess Padmakshi (Padmakshamma) as the main deity installed in the 12th century by the Kakatiya Kings.
Padmakshi Temple History :
Initially founded during the reign of Kakatiya, Padmakshi Gutta or Kadalalaya basadi consists of a Jain temple dedicated to the goddess Padmavati, situated on a hilltop in the heart of the city of Hanamakonda. Before the Goddess Padmakshi was renovated and built by the Kakatiya Kings, it was previously a ‘Basadi’ Jain temple. There is a large Tirthankara Parshvanath image in the garbhagriha, with yaksha Dharanendra on the right and the goddess Padmavati (Padmakshi) on the left.
The Padmakshi Temple Warangal also has rich sculptures of the Gods and Goddesses of the Jain Tirthankara and other Jain Gods. Founded on a large rocky crop, the Kadalalaya basadi or Padmakshi Temple.
Lakhs of women come to this place once a year to celebrate the famous festival of Bathukamma and immerse the flowers at the foot of the Padmakshi hill in the pond.
Padmakshi Temple Timings :
The Padmakshi temple warangal timings are every day from 6 AM to 6 PM.Kumkuma Poojas, Special Poojas and Donate Pattu Sarees to the Padmakshi Amma are performed by devotees.
Padmakshi Temple Address:
Padmakshi Temple Road, Sri Ram Colony, Meerpet, Hanamkonda, Telangana 506001
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