The period 325 BC to 1306 AD is known as Ancient Hindu period. The first King of this dynasty was Krishnaraja
In about 634 AD, the King Karnadeva of Chalukya Dynasty had begun the construction of Mahalaxmi temple but he could not complete it during his lifet time. Nearly four century later, Shilahara and Chalukya came together and King Gandharadivya of Shilahar Dynasty finished the construction of temple and dedicated in to the Godess Mahalaxmi in about 9th century.
Nearly 1360 Jain Bustis were built in the city. Rankala and other tanks were dug and built.