Bhootnath Temple

Bhootnath Temple


Beneath the proud sandstone cliffs at the eastern end of the tank in Badami, is this pretty temple that’s reflected in the green waters of the lake. On my first visit here it was somewhat neglected but is now very tidy and restored. In some restorations the addition of neat lawns can make the ensemble look rather false, but here the effect is quite delightful. I believe that some very old carvings were uncovered at the back of that large boulder by the temple. Many structures at Badami date from the 6th Century.



3 thoughts on “Bhootnath Temple

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: