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On the Amazing Carvings and sculptures at the Ramappa Temple in Telangana

Ramappa Temple in Warangal district in Telangana is famous for its intricate carvings and sculptures. The temple is located at Palampet village which is around 65 km from Warangal . Built more than 800 years ago, the temple is classic example of the craftsmanship and engineering marvel practiced during the rule of Kakatiyas. The main murti worshipped in the temple is Shiva – Ramalingeswara Swamy. The Hindu reports The temple is known for its elaborate carvings that speak volumes about the dexterity of craftsmen. According to inscriptions, it was said to be built in 1213 AD by Recharla Rudra, a general of Kakatiya king Ganapati Deva.   Among the amazing carvings include a flute at the entrance of sanctum sanctorum which when hit make the sound sa-ri-ga-ma. The pillars within the temple boast of such a fine carvings that one could pass a strand of hair through. It has 13 such carvings perhaps indicating the 13th century when it was constructed. Local guide G. Vijay exp

Simha Rashi Tree – Which is the tree associated with Simha Rashi Born People?

There are trees associated with each 12 Rashis. Simha Rashi also has a particular tree dedicated to it. People born on each Rashi should worship the particular tree. The tree associated and worshipped by Simha Rashi Born people is Indian jujube. Indian jujube is the English name and the scientific name is Ziziphus Mauritiana The Hindi name of the Simha Rashi Tree is Ber Telugu name is Regi pandu Malayalam name is ilanthappazham Tamil Name is Elandhai Kannada name is Yelchi Hannu In Marathi it is known as Bor Bengali name is Kul Simha Rashi born people should plant the Indian jujube. Water it. They should also protect the Indian jujube tree.