Sree Badrakali Devi
The temple is located in the City of Warangal which is an ancient temple in Warangal.
The Bhadrakali Temple was built during the reign of the Kakatiya dynasty in the 8th century. Situated on a hillock near the Bhadrakali Lake at Hanamkonda, the temple enshrines the Goddess Bhadrakali, the mother Goddess in Hindu mythology. The temple was constructed in a typical Chalukyan style of architecture.
The structure of the Bhadrakali Temple is in the shape of a square, with a stone image of Goddess Bhadrakali seated with a fierce look in her eyes and on her face. The goddess wears a crown and holds various weapons in all the eight arms. A statue of Lion, the vahana (sacred vehicle) of Goddess Bhadrakali is positioned opposite to the sanctum sanctorum. The temple also houses a ‘Dhwaja Sthambam’ and ‘Balipeetham’. Other deities in the ‘Maha Mantapam’ of the temple are Lord Shiva in the manifestation of Veerabhadra, Subramanya Swamy statue, Hanuman statue and stone carved Navagrahas.
Major Attractions of Bhadrakali Temple is an artificial lake of 2 ½ kms radius in the vicinity of the temple. Number of natural rock formations in the surroundings add to the spiritual charm of the temple and are the most dominant feature of the temple. Some of the unique shaped rocks are said to carry immense spiritual powers. The structure of the temple is said to be 250 years old.
People who visit Bhadrakali Temple also visit Hanamkonda Fort which is just a kilometer away from another well-known thousand pillared Rammappa Temple. Inside the fort is the Siddeshwara Temple housing a small Linga shrine.
People who visit Bhadrakali Temple also visit Hanamkonda Fort, Thousand Pillared Rammappa Temple and Padmakshi Temple Hanamkonda. Inside the Hanmakonda fort is the Siddeshwara Temple housing a small Linga shrine.
Warangal City have good Hotels and Lodges for the devotees accommodation. Many Autos are there to reach the temple from any part of the Warangal City.
Warangal City is connected with all major cities of Telangana and Andhra by Bus and Train routes. Kazipet Junction is the Train route of New Delhi to Chennai.
It is about 4.7 Kms away from the Warangal Railway Station & Bus Station and is well connected by city bus service. Many Autos are there to reach the temple from any part of the Warangal City. Hyderabad City is 145 Kms from Warangal.
- Temple opens Morning at 5:30 AM and Closes at 09:00 PM in night daily
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