The Nandi Mantapam was constructed during the Vijayanagara-Nayak era in the early 16th century #MahaShivaratri
The celling of the Nandi Mantapam is adorned with fantastic Nayak/Maratha style murals. Sadly most of it is on the verge of fading away.
He also renovated numerous Chola era temples in the Kaveri delta region. #MahaShivaratri