Location: Located on the bank of Bhadrakali Lake, Bhadrakali Temple is situated between Hanamkonda and Warangal at a distance of about 1.5 Km from Government Polytechnic College, Warangal in Andhra Pradesh.
Description: Considered to be one of the ancient temples, Bhadrakali Temple was built in the 8th century by King Pulakesi 2 of Chalukya Dynasty. The temple has a shrine of Goddess Bhadrakali, who is known as the mother of all Goddesses in Hindu Mythology, showcasing her different avatars and forms. The goddess holding weapons in eight arms, projects a fierce look on her face and eyes. The temple also enshrines the idols of Lord Shiva, Hanuman and Subramanya Swamy. Constructed in a square shape, Chalukya architecture style was used to build this temple. Stone carved navgraha can be witnessed inside this religious place. Bhadrakali Temple is also known for its artificial lake, representing different rock formations. The rocks present inside the lake is believed to constitute spiritual powers. The Bhadrakali temple holds huge religious significance and a large number of pilgrims visit the temple to pay homage and seek blessings of Goddess Bhadrakali.
Activities: Tourists can enjoy and participate in Shakambari Utsavam, a festival celebrated at the temple in the month of Ashada, where the Goddess is decorated with vegetables. Visitors can relax and rejuvenate their mind and soul in the serene ambience of the temple.