This book deals with the cultural and socio-religious history of a South Indian capital, Basavakalyana in the 10-12th century CE under the Chalukyan empire, social economic and religious conditions that prevailing at that time has been discussed in the detail. For this help of inscriptions available records of that time with archaeological survey of India and other literature available has been taken. In religious conditions all the sects in existence during that period has been considered specially Virasavism. The book takes you on a journal into the glorious past of a empire. Not only students of history, general readers will also find this book interesting and informative.