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Brief History Of This Temple

Early 17th century the city of Hyderabad was ruled by a king called Tana Shah. He was the emperor at the Golkonda fort. The royal king had many ministers at his court of which Madanna and Akkanna both were brothers served as The Commander in Chief & The Prime Minister respectively. These two brothers were one of the favourite ministers of the king and stayed in a house near, where this temple of Mahankali existed. Being the true disciples of Goddess Mahankali, Akkanna and Madanna performed pooja every day at the holy temple before they left for the court of Golconda for their day’s work. Soon after the killing of these two brothers, the temple was closed. It has been more than 67 years since the temple has been revived from the debris of Hari bowli at Shalibanda. Before the temple was rejuvenated, a very few people in the old city had the knowledge of the existence of this temple. Ever since the temple of the great Mahankali has seen the daylight of the old city.

Temple Events

Temple Events

Events related to this Temple

Bonalu festival.



Map of this Temple

Akkanna Madanna Temple Shalibanda


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