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.
The ancient temple of Veerabhadreshwara is located near the Kalhatti falls, a few kilometers away from Tarikere. It is believed that Sage Agasthyas ashram was located here.
We live in a world where we do everything online. Temples in Karnataka have also embraced the world of online exchanges in order to let the devotees make online offering or e- sevas. This article discusses how to offer e- sevas in some of the major endowment temples of Karnataka. As we all know, Karnataka […]
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 […]