CONTENTS:- Preface; List of Illustrations; Abbreviations; Introduction; 1. Historical Background; 2. Development of Religions in India with particular reference ot Karnataka; 3. The Vaishnava Religion; 4. Saivism; 5. Jainism; 6. Literature Bearing on Religion;
The book deals with religious conditions during the period of Chalukyas of Kalyana. The major religions have been studied under the various headings so as to provide the necessary background. The geographical and chronological distributional pattern of the temples the royal patronage, the various rites and rituals performed, vivid forms of the Gods under worship, etc. are dealt with reference. The religious centres and teachers and the main feature of the religions etc. have been dealt. All the available published sources are utilized to give a complete a picture as possible of the period. Photographs are produced wherever necessary. The survey is closed with the down fall of the Chalukyas of Kalyan.