Lakshmeshwara is a capital of Puligerenadu in medieval times. It is well known that puligerenadu played an important role in the medieval history of Karnataka. In fact, the region was also on of the outstanding administrative units in Karnataka. The temples of Lakshmeshwara may be classified into Shaiva, Vaishnava, Jaina and Islamic. A few temples of the Lakshmeshwara have been studied by some scholars. Among them Dr. S. Shettar and Dr. R.M.S hadaksharaiah are prominent. Lakshmeshwara had been receiving great patronage by the rulers right from the early chalukyas to the Vijayanagara period.