Nandi Vaddeman

Nandi Vaddeman formerly known as Vardhamaanapuram is a village in Bijinepally mandal, Nagarkurnool district, Telangana State, India.

Gona Buddha Reddy (author of Ranganatha Ramayanam), Gannaredddy and Vittala Reddy, ruled from Vardhamanapuram as the subordinate chiefs of the Kakatiyas in 12th and 13th centuries AD.

Vaddavani-500 or Vaddemana-500 may be modern Nandi Vaddeman, formerly known as Vardhamaanapuram and Kodur in Nagarkurnool district is part of Kandurnadu for sometime.

Haihaya Chiefs
1033 AD - 1042 AD : Kanduru Anemarasa or Anemarasa I or Yanemarasa I
Ayyarasa of Haihaya family was ruling Kandurnadu under Somesvara I.

1047 AD - 1049 AD : Sankarasa
25th August, 1048 AD : Malleswaram, Kollapur
Introduces a new subordinate chief named Sankarasar who was a crest jewel of the Chaluky family, who bears a string of epithets such as Bhupakandarpa, vairi kula kala sarpam, sangram viram, Raja marthandam, Kshatra pavitram, Ganda trinetram, Udara narayanam and Chakra kuta dharavar sa pura dahana, etc. which are almost similar to those met with in the inscriptions of Bijjarasa and Kanduru Anemarasar. The record further states that the above chief, on the auspicious occasion of pavitra arohana, made a gift of land 13 marttars in the village of Kulakuliya in Vaddemana-500, to the pontiff Chidisvara pandita of Agastheswara. The record was composed by Bijjaya who performed pattala karena and sandhvigrahi.

1050 AD - 1052 AD : Kumara Vijayaaditya I younger son of Somesvara I
1051 AD : As per Mallesvaram in the Kollapur Inscription Saka 973, Vijayaaditya I younger son of Somesvara I (1042 - 1068 AD) ruling Kandurnadu

Vardhamanapura Cholas or Chodas
1104 AD - 1157 AD : Bhimachoda III
Bhimachoda III was ruling with Vardhamanapura as his capital. Current Nandi Vaddeman in Nagar Kurnool District.

Thus, Kakatiya Rudradeva launched an expedition against Telugu Choda chiefs between 1157 and 1162. In this expedition rudradeva attacked Vardhamanapuram and drove Bhimachoda III along with his followers to forest.

1190 AD - 1217 AD : Gona Buddha reddi I Gona Budda Reddy 
ruled a kingdom from Vardhamaanapuram (currently known as Nandi Vaddemaan) in NagarKurnool 

1219 AD - 1230 AD: Gona Ganapayya or Vithala son of Gona Buddha reddi I
1219 AD : Nagadevapalli, Nagarkurnool. This inscription is on a slab laying in front of Hanuman Temple. Very much damaged. It mentions the chief Gona Ganapayya who made a grant for the merit of his over lord Kakatiya 
Ganapatideva and his father Buddireddi, who is described as Eruva gonga, Kodvaluri puravaradhisvara and vitaranotsaha.

Budapuram, Vardamana Puram are the centres for Malyala Kings who were the Feudatories of Kakatiyas. 1245 AD - 1276 AD: Malyala Gunda Senani son of Bachavarudhini
Capital : Budapura, Vardhamanpura
Wife : Kuppambika (younger sister of Gona Ganna Reddy)
General of Ganapatideva, Rudramdevi

Atmakur Amarchinta Samsthanam
1278 AD - 1350 AD : Chinna Gopi Reddy I
Gopal Reddy’s sons Pedda Gopi Reddy and Chinna Gopi Reddy further established their supremacy in this region. They were also bestowed with several other villages in Amarachinta, Waddeman, Utkur and Kodechurparaganas by Gona Kata Reddy, the sons of Gona Buddha Reddy. Their position had increased from Nadagoud to Sarnadagoud.

1653 AD - 1675 AD : Emmedi Gopi Reddy II
Contemporary of Abdullah Qutub Shah (1626 to 1672) who acknowledged his help in the war.

1675 AD - 1680 AD : Sarva Reddy

1680 AD - 1687 AD : Chinna Reddy

Heritage Structures
Nature and Indian Culture Foundation (NICF) in association with Pleach India Foundation (PIF) cleaned up 12th century heritage structures at Nandivaddeman village in Bijinepalli mandal in Nagarkurnool district on Sunday on the eve of World Tourism Day in tune with this year’s theme ‘Inclusive Tourism Development’.

Dr. E. Sivanagireddy-Sthapati, archaeologist and PIF CEO and Patnam Krishnamraju, president, NICF, cleared vegetation around five temples – Bhadrakali Temple located amidst paddy fields without any access, triple shrines locally known as Trimurti temples abutting huge mud fort wall and Nandiswara temple where a huge bull sculpture carved out of black granite stone exists, located two km from the village.

The vegetation was cleared as part of the awareness programme called ‘Preserve Heritage for Posterity’. Nearly 30 activists from NICF Trust and 10 volunteers from PIF and 10 locals led by Vanga Sudarshan Goud and Sarpanch Nandivaddeman laboured the entire day and made the much neglected monuments presentable to local visitors and tourists.

Nandi Vaddeman Nandeeswara Saneeswara Swamy Temple