Chennakesava Temple91

Chennakesava Temple91
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Chennakesava Temple91

The Chennakesava Temple, originally called Vijayanarayana Temple was built in Belur, by the Hoysala King Vishnuvardhana. Built a temple for Vijaynarayana in 1117 A.D. in commemoration of his victory against the Chola viceroy of Talkad. An inscription on the pedestal of Vijayanarayana image states that the image was caused to be made by King Vishnu. This is the image of one of the temples at the Chennakesava temple.

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Source: CIET, NCERT