Hampi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the southern bank of the Tungabhadra river in the Vijayanagara district of Karnataka. It is a sheer delight for travellers, who have an eye for history and religion. The ancient ruins of the historic village of Hampi, which spreads over 4,100 hectares, are remnants of the glorious […]
The Omkareshwara Temple is an ancient shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is situated in the town of Madikeri in Coorg, Karnataka. The speciality of the temple is that its construction reflects a combination of Gothic and Islamic styles. It is a popular religious destination of Coorg. The temple draws a large number of tourists […]
Shree Mahalakshmi Devasthana or (Sri) Shri Mahalakshmi Temple is at Uchila in the Udupi district. Read on to know about the temple’s architecture and legends. For fishermen in the coastal region around Udupi and Mangaluru, the Shree Mahalakshmi Temple at Uchila is one of the most important places of worship. Dedicated to the Goddess Mahalaxmi, […]
The Jwalamukhi Tripura Sundari temple in Mysore is a must-visit for devotees. Well, Mysore is known for its beautiful temples and the legends associated with them. Of these, the Chamundeshwari Temple is probably the most renowned. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Chamundeshwari, a form of Durga who slew the demon Mahishasura. However, this isn’t […]
Suggestive of the presence of the Tuluva tribes in Basrur, Udupi the Tuluveshwara Temple is a natural wonder. Today, the temple stands in ruins but what makes it special is how the lingam in the temple seems to be protected by the roots of the trees growing around it. Quick Facts About Shri Tuluveshwara Temple, […]
The Srikanteshwara Temple In Nanjangud isn’t just a Hindu pilgrimage destination, it’s equally revered for its architecture and Saiva sculptures. The temple is located in Nanjangud, a city also known as the Varanasi of the south. The temple, also known as Nanjundeshwara Temple, is spread out over a large area and is built in a […]
Bheemalingeswara Temple is located in Kaivara, a small town in the Chikballapur district of Karnataka. This was built by Bheema, one of the Pandava brothers.
The Thousand Pillars Temple is a Jain temple in Moodbidri that is located in the Dakshina Kannada district. Moddbidri or Moodabidri has 18 Jain temples. The most famous among them is the Thousand Pillars temple.
Chamundi Hills is located 13 kilometres east of Mysore. The hill is crowned by a temple known as the Chamundeshwari Temple. The hills and the temple above it are named after the Goddess Chamundeshwari. These lush green hills offer a spectacular trekking experience, scenic beauty and a chance to visit the Chamundi Temple. Quick Facts […]
Chamundi hills, is a must visit when in Mysore, Goddess Chamundeshwari temple, Nandi, Mahishasura statue are the important deities on the hill.