Skip to content
Home » Jainism in India » Andhra Pradesh » Warangal


    History – Warangal was the capital of a Hindu Shaivaite kingdom ruled by the Kakatiya dynasty from the 12th to the 14th centuries. The old name of this newly formed city is Orugallu. Oru means one and Kallu means stone. The Kakatiyas left many monuments, including an impressive fortress, four massive stone gateways, the Swayambhu temple dedicated to Shiva, and the Ramappa temple situated near Ramappa Lake.

    Jain Temples – We can find four Jain temples at Warangal. All the Jain temples are situated inside the fort of Warangal. We can find many Jain idols inside the fort. The idol of bhagwan Parshwanatha is worth noting. The fort of Warangal is at a distance of 8 Kms from the railway station.

    Heritage Centre Type – Place of Archeological Importance

    How to Reach – Warangal is situated at a distance of 152 kilometers from Hyderabad , 111 kilometers from Vijayavada and 11 kilometers from Kajipet.

    View Larger Map


    error: Jain Heritage Centres - Celebrating Jain Heritage.....Globally!