Veerabhadra Temple, Lepakshi

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Veerabhadra Temple
Proper name Veerabhadra temple
Country India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Anantapur
Location Lepakshi
Primary deity Veerabhadra
Architectural styles Dravidian architecture

Veerabhadra temple is a Hindu temple located in Lepakshi in Anantapur district of Andhra Pradesh, India.


Carved pillars

The temple is of Vijayanagara architectural style and was built in the 16th century. The presiding deity is Veerabhadra.[1] The intricate mandapams of the temple has large pillars with life-size images of dancers, musicians and other sculptures, created by the artisans of the Vijayanagar empire. A huge granite Nandi bull, carved out of a single stone is also present near the temple. The ceilings are decorated by mural paintings.[2]


  1. ^ "Lepakshi". Retrieved 2006-09-18. 
  2. ^ "Veerabhadraswami Temple at Lepakshi near Anantapur". Retrieved 2006-09-18. 

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Coordinates: 13°48′6.64″N 77°36′34.37″E / 13.8018444°N 77.6095472°E / 13.8018444; 77.6095472