Ramappa Temple | UPSC Daily Current Affairs 2023

👉Ramappa Temple, also known as the Rudreshwara temple, is a Kakatiya style Hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva, located in Telangana.

👉There medieval Deccan Ramappa Temple which dates back to 1213 AD, was built by the patronage of the Kakatiya ruler Kakati Ganapathi Deva under the authority of his Chief Commander Rudra Samani.

👉The temple got its name Ramappa because of its chief sculptor Ramappa.

👉Ramappa Temple is probably the only temple in India that is named after the architect.

👉In 2021, the temple was inscribed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site as “Kakatiya Rudreshwara (Ramappa) Temple, Telangana”.

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