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It was the regal capital of the Badami Chalukyas from 540 to 757 AD. It is located in a ravine at the foot of a rugged, red sandstone outcrop that surrounds Agastya lake.Badami has been selected as one of the heritage cities for HRIDAY - Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana scheme of Government of India. Dikshit, the first Chalukya king was Jayasimha (a feudatory lord in the Kadamba dynasty), who in 500 AD established the Chalukya kingdom. It was founded in 540 AD by Pulakeshin I (535-566 AD), an early ruler of the Chalukyas is generally regarded as the founder of the Early Chalukya line.This inscription dates back to 890 AD, he said, adding, "It was written during the 19th year of Aditya 1 Chola's (871 AD to 911 AD) reign. The archaeological department and temple administration should take necessary steps to preserve the inscription." Confirming that the seven line inscription belonged to the Chola-Pallava transition period, a retired archaeologist of Tamil Nadu Archaeological department said that the name of Bana chieftain, Vayirameganar, one of the titles of the Pallava King, was mentioned in the inscription.It also indicated that Tiruvannamalai was then known as 'Tiruvanna Naattu' and it was one of the Sathurvethi mangalam.Kannada is the main language spoken here and picking up a few local words can often be very helpful while travelling.The state is famous for its natural, cultural and architectural heritage and there are plenty of places one can visit on his/her trip to Karnataka.

The inscription, according to archaeologists, is believed to be the second oldest found in the temple.

The oldest inscription found in the temple dates back to 885 AD.

It was recorded by the Archaeological department in 19th century, Raj Panneerselvam of the Foundation told TOI.

The town is known for being the birth place for various styles of Indian arts and crafts.

Badami, formerly known as Vatapi, is a town and headquarters of a taluk by the same name, in the Bagalkot district of Karnataka, India.