Alampur is a town situated in Mahbubnagar district of Telangana State in  India. It is the meeting point of the sacred rivers Tungabhadra and Krishna and referred to as Dakshina Kashi.

The Yogamba temple which is regarded as a Shakti Peetha is located at Alampur. Shakti Peethas are shrines which are the most divine seats of the Mother Goddess. It is said that the body parts of the corpse of Sati Devi has fallen in these places. Yogamba is also known as Jogulamba, it is considered the 5th Shakti Peeta among  the eighteen Shakti peethas.The Yogamba  temple is regarded as a Shakti Peetha where Sati Devi’s upper teeth fell.

Brahmesvara and Papanatha are the two groups of temples on either side of Alampur. In 7th century AD Badami Chalukyas built these temples. The shrine of Bhudevi is present in the premises of Bala Brahmeswara temple.

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The region was ruled by many South Indian dynasties. Alampur was under the rule of Shatavahana Ishvakus of Nagarjunakonda. The principal deities at the Jogulamba temple are Jogulamba and Balabrahmeshwara.

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The Alampur Navabhrama Temples are historically important and reflect remarkable architectural skills.  The popular temple stands as a testimony to Chalukya Art and Culture. The plans and decoration are similar to that of the rock cut temples found in Karnataka and Maharastra.

The original temple was destroyed and the main idol along with the consorts was damaged by the Muslim invaders (Bahamani rulers) in 1390 AD. Again the temple was reconstructed after 615 years.

Popular festivals like Shivaratri and Navaratri are celebrated with great splendour at Bala Brahmeswar temple.

CONCLUSION:

So here i conclude to nominate Alampur Jogulamba Temple to include  in list of WHS.

As it this temple is historically important, and it also has  unique remarkable architecture and landscape.

 

SURVEYS: 

Name: R. Sravni

1Q.) Have you ever visited this place?

A.)Yes

B.)No

Ans: A

2Q.) Do You have any idea about the location of this heritage site?

A.)Yes

B.)No

Ans: A

3Q.) Describe the history of this heritage site in few words

Ans: It has the greatest history I have ever known.

4Q.) Why would you like to include this heritage site in list of WHS?

Ans: As this temple is also known as Dakshina Kashi, I think there is no holy place in South India.

5Q.) What are your suggestions on this historic place?

Ans: The Architecture of this temple must be reconstructed repaired as the construction is very weak.

 

Name: B.Manish

1Q.) Have you ever visited this place?

A.)Yes

B.)No

Ans: A

2Q.) Do You have any idea about the location of this heritage site?

A.)Yes

B.)No

Ans: A

3Q.) Describe the history of this heritage site in few words

Ans: It is called city of temples.

4Q.) Why would you like to include this heritage site in list of WHS?

Ans: It has been one of the Shakthi peetam of 18 shakthi peetalu.

5Q.) What are your suggestions on this historic place?

Ans: Remake the Structure and facilities near the temple.

 

Name: A.Srija

1Q.) Have you ever visited this place?

A.)Yes

B.)No

Ans: A

2Q.) Do You have any idea about the location of this heritage site?

A.)Yes

B.)No

Ans: A

3Q.) Describe the history of this heritage site in few words?

Ans: Yes I know a little bit. It is the nice temple with good architecture. This temple was constructed in 1309AD.

4Q.) Why would you like to include this heritage site in list of WHS?

Ans: There is no temple with this history in all over south India. So, I want to include this site in WHS.

5Q.) What are your suggestions on this historic place?

Ans: Yes I have same suggestions, There are no proper facilities like proper roads, water etc.

 

 

Name: P. Vikram

1Q.) Have you ever visited this place?

A.)Yes

B.)No

Ans: A

2Q.) Do You have any idea about the location of this heritage site?

A.)Yes

B.)No

Ans: A

3Q.) Describe the history of this heritage site in few words?

Ans: As per the people Jogulamba is Ugra Rupa.

4Q.) Why would you like to include this heritage site in list of WHS?

Ans: The architecture of this temple is sophisticated and very advanced.

5Q.) What are your suggestions on this historic place?

Ans: Use of plastic must be banned near surroundings of the temple because it is effecting the environment and wild life.

 

 

Name: N.Poojitha

1Q.) Have you ever visited this place?

A.)Yes

B.)No

Ans: A

2Q.) Do You have any idea about the location of this heritage site?

A.)Yes

B.)No

Ans: A

3Q.) Describe the history of this heritage site in few words?

Ans: It was built during 680 AD by Lokaditya Ela Arasa in honour of the queen of Vinayaditya

4Q.) Why would you like to include this heritage site in list of WHS?

Ans: It is the finest example of Badami Chalukya Architecture and sculpture. It is most elaborately ornamented temple.

5Q.) What are your suggestions on this historic place?

Ans: The temple should be reconstructed and the pollution must be reduced around the temple.

 

 

Name: K. Ranjit Kumar

1Q.) Have you ever visited this place?

A.)Yes

B.)No

Ans: A

2Q.) Do You have any idea about the location of this heritage site?

A.)Yes

B.)No

Ans: A

3Q.) Describe the history of this heritage site in few words?

Ans: The temple along with Bala Bramheswara Swamy Temple, constructed in the 14th century. The old temple was demolished and the idols were hidden in the Bala temple. It was reconstructed in 2005.

4Q.) Why would you like to include this heritage site in list of WHS?

Ans: As it is the oldest temple most of the people visit this temple so I want to include this in WHS.

5Q.) What are your suggestions on this historic place?

Ans: Construct reservoir to protect temple from floods.

 

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  Alampur is a town situated in Mahbubnagar district of Telangana State in  India. It is the meeting point of the sacred rivers Tungabhadra and Krishna and referred to as Dakshina Kashi. The Yogamba temple which is regarded as a Shakti Peetha is located at Alampur. Shakti Peethas are shrines which...