One of the biggest temples of the Old Mysuru region including Bengaluru is the Srikanteshwaraswamy temple or Nanjundeshwara temple in Nanjangud (Officially known as Nanjanagudu) town. This temple is on the banks of the river Kapila which is also called as the Kabini. This river is a tributary of the river Cauvery. The major attraction […]
In ancient India, temples were typically built near a water source. They would be built on the banks of rivers, beside streams and lakes or have tanks adjacent to them. The Kalyani tank is one such water tank that stands in Melukote in the Mandya district of Karnataka. This ancient temple tank has a history […]
The Madhukeshwara temple is located in Banavasi, an ancient town on the borders of the Uttara Kannada and Shimoga districts.
At a distance of a little over 60 kilometers from Mangalore, Karkala is an important Jain pilgrimage site. The town has a number of historical and religious landmarks of which the Chaturmukha Basadi is the most well-known. The temple gets its name from its unique architectural plan wherein the temple is open from all sides. […]
There are many Jain monuments in Karnataka. Jainism may not have originated in Karnataka but it has a long association with the state that dates back to the 3rd century BC. When Chandragupta Maurya renounced his kingdom to become a monk, he traveled to the Chandragiri Hill region in Karnataka. It was here that he […]
Dedicated to Lord Hanuman, the Yantrodharaka Hanuman Temple gets its name from the image of Hanuman placed inside an amulet. The position of Hanuman is different from any other image of Lord Hanuman that can be found in Hampi. This temple is the second most important shrine dedicated to Lord Hanuman in Hampi. Quick Facts Yantrodharaka […]
Lakshmi Narasimha Temple is near Hassan in the town of Nuggehalli. Lord Narasimha is an avatar of Lord Krishna.
Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna is one of the must visits when you are in the small town. Know about Mahabaleshwar Temple, Gokarna, legend, and timings.
Cave temple in Karnataka – from Badami cave temples to Gavipuram Cave Temple in Bangalore, know everything about Cave temples in Karnataka.
Shravanabelagola is one of the most important Jain centers in the world.