Bhutanatha Group of Temples,

This beautiful group of temples is situated in a beautiful setting by the Agastya lake in Badami, Karnataka. These temples were built during the Chalukya era between 6th and 12th century AD. On the basis of their arrangement, these Shiva temples are usually divided into the upper and lower Bhutanatha. You can spot carvings of Hindu and Jain mythology on some boulders and the cave near the lower Bhutanatha temples. The temple of Lakulisa, an avatar of Lord Shiva and the founder of a Shaivite