Below inscription, from the Thousand Pillar Temple of Warangal, built by the Kakatiya Prataparudra contains this poetic description of Warangal city. Hanumakonda was the area of the original fort and that’s where the temple was built. Note the similarity with the verse Kamban wrote praising the same Prataparudra.

Tasy~aste~Numakomda-na-ma-nagari Sri-rajadhan-iva ya Yatr~odyat-sad-akhamda-khamda-parasu-vyajrimbhan-ojjrimbhita !
Kamdarppasya pur-iva sa ratimati srimgara-bhav-anvita Mahemdra-iva cha Jishnu Vishnu–sahita Rambha-vilas-orjjita !!

“A capital city named Hanumakonda which was like the capital of the goddess of fortune raised to a great state by the rise of the excellent and full grace (lila) of God Siva who was there: which was full of delight like the city of Cupid: and it is like Mahendri in being possessed of temples Jishnu and Vishnu and beautiful with the charm of plantain trees (with the amorous play of Rambha):”

Yatra striyo Makaraketana-rajadhanya anila-nira-ja-palasa-drisah kris-amgyah ! trailokya-sumdaradrisam tilakayamana apina-tumga kucha-kumbha-bhar-alas- amgyah !!

“Where, the women were indeed the fond of Cupid, having eyes like the petals of the blue lilies and slim bodies; ornaments to the women of the three worlds and had bodies weighed down by the weight of big and high breasts:”

Yatra dvijemdra-bhavaneshu nivaryyamanah kirah pathamti patavo vatubhis~sametah ! sarvv-amga-samgata-samasta-vichara-charu-charitra-charchchita-pada-krama-yukta-vedan !!

“In the houses of the excellent Brahmins clever parrots join the students, though prevented and study the Vedas and all the Vedangas, all appropriate subjects, beautiful histories and in well studies pada and krama methods”

Vesya-griheshu surat-otsava-jata-cheshta-sabd-a-nukari-sukasaba(va)-kajoru-sabdah: sarvva diso mukharayamti diva vitanam kamdarppa-darppa-taral-arnnava-purnna-chamdrah !!

“In the house of courtesans the loud and sweet sound of young parrots make all the quarters resound – (parrots) imitating the sounds of amorous sports in sexual enjoyment, which are during day-time like full moon of the tremulous ocean of the excitement of love”.

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