DOCUMENTING – ANCIENT TEMPLES OF INDIA
Indian temples, a journey into a priceless heritage of all the wisdom in the world. Being the epitome of the world, the diversity of India is inscribed on the walls of temples from ages. Many of the valuable information about medicine, architecture, engineering technology and many modern days used methods of living are inscribed on the temples.
Temples were made with advanced technology, the same cannot be copied even now. Each of these structures has something unique and mysterious about it.
Vastu Sastra, Shilpa sastra is a part of the syllabus in almost many architecture colleges of India, without knowing it, it is difficult to understand ancient Indian constructions. By understanding the science of Indian temples & agamas we can experience the intelligence, power and a look into the ancient past of India and reveals the architecture and fundamental science. If we look at these temples assuming to be built in a certain pattern and represents the cultures, traditions etc., later as a cultural tradition the temples interned changed into a state of pride & glory no matter a king minister (or) a revered poet who constructed & dedicated the temples to their victories kings built these temples as symbol of their kingdoms.
Our New Series Covers 5 Ancient Temples of Telangana Region Which Dates back around 3000 BC to 1000 AD. The Documentary Series Deals Both Archaeologically as well as spiritual Teachings of Vedic Hinduism & Narrates its own version of taking On it.
The First Episode Is On Ancient Temple Vemulawada. Sri Raja Rajeshwara Kshetram is one of the most famous Hindu temples in Telangana, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located in the town of Vemulavada. Which lies in Sircilla Dist Of Telangana State which is both an archaeological as well as a great pilgrimage site.
At A Distance of Hyderabad Vemulavada is one of the Most Famous Pilgrimage sites in Telangana and
also believed to be one of the Ancient Lord Shiva Shrines in India. This temple of Lord Shiva in the form
of Raja Rajeshwara Swami is very famous in this part of the region. The presiding deity of the temple is
Sri Raja Rajeswara Swamy who is locally popular as Rajanna who is adorned on both the sides by the idol
of Sri Raja Rajeswari Devi on the right side and to the left is the idol of Sri Laxmi Sahitha Siddi Vinayaka.
Bavishya Purana Mentions that the Sun God (Surya Bhagavan) Recovered from Disability by Praying at
the Shrine so this Shrine is also called as “Bhaskara Khethram”. The presiding deity is locally popular as
Rajanna who is accompanied by the idols of Sri Rajeswari and Siddi Vinayaka. A Darga within the
Precincts of the temple stand as an evidence for Religious Tolerance. Every day devotees in large
numbers flock to Vemulavada to offer prayers. Lacks of Pilgrims from all corners of the state, from other
states, also visit this shrine during Jathra and offer their vows to Lord Raja Rajeswara. The state
government offers Pattu Vasthrams to the presiding deity on this Festival Day. Pilgrims have a bath in a
Holy Tank called Darmagundam.
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Our Second documentary is on India’s One of the Ancient Lord Shiva temple believed to be more than 2000 years old.
Kaleshwaram, the town lying on the border of Andhrapradesh and Maharashtra, is famous for housing an ancient Karimnagar temple. This is the famous Kaleshwara Mukteshwara Swamy Temple Kaleshwaram. This ancient temple is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva. The most unique aspect in this temple is the presence of two Shiva Lingams that can be seen on a single pedestal or Panavattam. One belongs to Lord Shiva (Mukteshwara) and the other belongs to Lord Yama (Kaleshwar).