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Inscription in the courtyard of Ganigitti temple. It says the temple was commissioned in 1386 AD by Irugappa, a general of Harihara II.
Inscription in the courtyard of Ganigitti temple. It says the temple was commissioned in 1386 AD by Irugappa, a general of Harihara II.
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Jains were a prosperous and influential in the Vijayanagara period. Irugappa one of the trusted generals of Harihara II commissioned the curiously named temple called Ganigitti temple (the Oil-woman's temple). The inscription is located near the lamppost in the courtyard of the temple.

 

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