Category: Karnatka

Avani Bangalore Karnatka Kolar

Sri Ramalingeshwara temple – Avani – Kolar – Karnatka

Sri Ramalingeshwara temple Avini , is an ancient temple built during Chola Dynasity. Avani is a small village on NH4, just before Mulgabal. There is a small road which goes to Avani betta. Avani, is a sanskrit name which means “earth” and this place has a rich relation to Ramayana. The small hill here is […]

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Bangalore Karnatka

Sri Parshwanath Sushil Dham and Sri Suswani Mataji Dham – Famous temples on Hosur Road – Bangalore

You would have crossed Hosur road many a times and would have noticed a beautiful temple made in white stone and marble and if you go a little bit further you will notice another newly built temple in red stone. Friends we are talking about Sri Parshwanath Sushil Dham and Sri Suswani Mataji Dham, the […]

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Bangalore Karnatka

Sri Champakadhama Swamy temple and Sri Lakshmi Narshimha Swamy temple – Banerghatta – Bangalore

How many time have you visited Banerghatta National Park / Zoo. If you are in Bangalore, I am pretty sure that you must have visited Banerghatta once during your stay here. Today I am going to tell you about a very famous temple in Bangalore near Bannerghatta. Do you know that there is a very […]

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Bangalore Karnatka Kolar

Shri Kotilingeshwara Swamy Temple – Kolar – Karnataka

Shri Kotilingeshwara Swamy Temple – Kolar – Karnataka is located in Kammasandra (Kolar district) in Karnataka. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and hosts one of the largest Shiva Lingas in the world. About Main temple – Shri Kotilingeshwara Swamy temple The main temple or the main deity is Lord Shiva and then in […]

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Karnatka Kolar Malur

Lord Prasanna Venkataramana Swamy temple – Chikka Tirupathi – Malur – Bangalore

We have written about Tiupati Balaji temple and Bangaru Tirupati temples before. Today we will talk about another beautiful and religiously important temple which is situated very near to Bangalore. Welcome to the adobe of Lord Prasanna Venkataramana Swamy temple – Chikka Tirupathi – Malur – Bangalore” Check out our video on youtube. This post on […]

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Bangalore Karnatka

Five famous temples in Bangalore you should not miss

Bangalore, the IT city, called as silicon valley of India is a big commercial hub. But namma Bengaluru has a rich cultural heritage. Apart from the famous IT parks, Bangalore also has many old temples dating back to thousand of years. Today we look at the five famous temples in Bangalore which you should not […]

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Bangalore Karnatka Kolar

Antharagange Temple – The Dakshin Kashi

Antharagange Temple – The Dakshin Kashi, Antharagange is a word in local language (Kannada) which means Ganges from Inner Deep. Why this place is called by this name is a interesting to know, but this place is for great religious important and this place is also referred to as “Dakshin Kashi” or the “Kashi of […]

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Bangalore Doddabalapur Karnatka

Shri Ghati Subramanya – Doddaballapur – Karnataka

An ancient temple built in dravidian style, dedicated to Lord Subramanya and Lord Lakshmi Narasimha. This is also one of the oldest temple in the region dedicated to snake worship. Friends welcome to our post – Shri Ghati Subramanya – Doddaballapur – Karnataka Significance of Ghati Subramanya temple The idol of the Lord is said to be swayambhu i.e […]

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Coorg Karnatka Kushalnagar

Namdroling Monastery | Golden Temple | Bylakuppe | Karnataka

The Namdroling Monastery is a beautiful Buddhist Monastery situated in Bylakuppe. Bylakuppe is the second largest Tibetans settlement in India after Dharamshala. This Buddhist Monastery is one of the most popular tourist places to visit in Coorg. The Namdroling Monastery is the largest teaching centre of the Nyingma lineage of tibetan buddhism in the world […]

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Coorg Karnatka Madikeri

Talakaveri – and other beautiful temples in Coorg

Coorg is a very beautiful hill station near Mysore / Bangalore. It is also called as scotland of India due to is scenic beauty. Coorg offers its visitors unmatched scenic beauty , greenery all around, lush green coffee estates, water falls, trekking destinations and lots more. But Coorg also offers its visitors beautiful and mythologically […]

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Bangalore Chikkaballapur Karnatka

Temples near Bangalore – Temples in Chikkaballapur

Are you looking for a one day temple trip from Bangalore. Below are temples near bangalore – temples in Chikkaballapur Chikkaballapura is a small town not very far from Bangalore. It is very near to Bangalore International airport in Devanhalli. The drive to Chikkaballapura is around 1 hr 30 mins from Bangalore. There are many […]

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Bangalore Karnatka

A fort, a hill and a small and beautiful 500 year old temple

Friends are you looking for beautiful temples around Bangalore. Today we take you to a small and beautiful temple situated on a small hill-top near Bangalore. Today we are talking about Thimmarayansway temple situated on a small hilltop in an old village just behind the electronics city, a famous area in Bangalore. This village is […]

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Bangalore Karnatka Kolar

Someshwara Temple – Kolar – Karnataka

Today we take you to Sri Someshwara Temple Kolar. We have covered a lot about Kolar in our many of previous posts. There are many beautiful temples in and around Kolar which are of great religious and historical importance. We have written about Kolaramma temple, Sri Kotilingeshwara Temple, Avani temple, Sri Kurudumule Ganesha temple, Sri […]

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Bangalore Karnatka Kolar

Kolaramma Temple – Kolar – Karnatka – a beautiful 1000 year old temple

The area of Kolar in Karnatka is home to many temples of religious and historical importance. Kolaramma Temple Kolar is one of the oldest in the region! Whenever I visit these temple, I feel proud that I am part of a place which has such a rich cultural heritage. Kolaramma is a beautiful , 1000+ […]

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Bangalore Hosur Karnatka Kolar Malur

Temples dedicated to Sri Venkateswara Swamy ( Lod Vishnu) – similar to Tirupathi Venkateswara temple

Don’t have time to visit Shri Tirupathi Venkateswara temple @ Tirupathi. We have 3 temples around Bangalore, dedicated to Sri Venkateshwara Swamy. Bangaru Tirupati Temple – Kolar – Karnataka You can read more about this temple here. Chikka Tirupati – Malur – Bangalore – Karnataka You can read more about the temple here Dakshin Tirupati […]

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Bangalore Karnatka

A small but nice temple on Kanakpura Road – Trimurti Temple

Around 25kms from Bangalore on Kanakpura road, there is a small temple worth visiting. This temple is just after Sri Sri Ravishankar ashram. We have seen this many a times while travelling on this road, but this time we visited it and found it to be worth sharing. Welcome to this beautiful temple on kanakpura […]

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Kurudumaale

Kurudumale Ganesha temple – Kurudumale, Karnatka

Kurudumale Ganesha temple dedicated to lord Ganesha, one of the most worshiped god in Hinduism. Lord Ganesha is the remover of obstacles and signifies intellect and wisdom. He is invoked before starting anything new. Where is Kurudumale Ganesha temple located? This temple is located in Mulgabal district near Kolar. Why Kurudumale Ganesha temple is famous? […]

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Bangalore Hosur Krishangiri Location Tamil Nadu

Shri Parshwa Padmavathi Jain Temple – Krishangiri – Tamilnadu

Shri Parshwa Padmavathi Jain Temple Krishangiri is a  nice one day trip to Krishnagiri Shaktipeetham if you have a day in hand. This temple is dedicated to Sri Padmavati devi and hence the name. The temple was founded by Sri Vasanth Gurudev Ji.                         […]

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Bangalore Hosur Karnatka Tamil Nadu

Dakshin Tirupati , Hosur – A must visit for people seeking lords blessing

This is a small temple near Hosur dedicated to lord Vishnu. It’s also called as Sri Sri Venkateshwara Swamy temple or Dakshin Tirupati. Very nice place to spend a couple of hours. At the top of a hill,  A very calm and quite place and you would like to spend a couple of hours in […]

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Karnatka Location Sarjapura

Sri Someshwara temple – Sarjapura

There is a very nice and old temple in Sarjapura, Bangalore. Sarjapura is place on the outskirts of Bangalore city. This temple is situated on Sarjapura Ittanagur road. Its called as Sri Someshwara temple and dedicated to Lord Shiva. Though I was not able to get much history of this temple, but I heard from […]

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Bangalore Chennai Kodaikonal

Kurunji Andavar temple – kodaikonal – Tamil Nadu

Kurunji Andavar temple is a small, beautiful temple dedicated to Lord Muruga (also called as Lord Karthikeya), situated in the beautiful tourist town of Kodaikonal. In Tamil, Kurunji means hill and Andavar means god. Hence Lord Muruga is also called as god of hills. Kurunji is also name of a flower which blooms only once […]

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Bangalore Chikkaballapur Karnatka

Yoga Nandeeshwara Temple – Nandi Hills – Chikkaballapur District

Living in Bengaluru (Bangalore), one of the first thing which comes to our mind we think of a weekend trip is Nandi Hills. What most of us do not know that Nandi hills is also known for two ancient temples. One at the top of the hill and one at the bottom. The one at […]

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Bangalore Karnatka

Sri Saibaba temple – Avalahalli – Yelahanka Doddabalapur Road – Yelahanka – Bangalore

Om Sai Ram! Today we are going to write about Sri Sridi Saibaba temple located at north bangalore on yelahanka doddabalapur road. We visited the Sri Sai baba temple in yelahanka last week, located at Avalahalli on yelahanka doddabalapur road. It’s a beautifull temple located on the main road with a beutiful marble statue of Sri […]

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Gokarna Karnatka

Sri Mahabaleshwar Temple – Gokarna – Karnatka

Do you know Sir Mahabelshwara temple in Gokarna is the only temple where you can go inside, offer milk and water on the shiva lingam and offer your prayers by actually touching the shiva linga which is beneath the earth surface. This is the shiva lingam which is an “Atma Lingam” which Ravan got as […]

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Bangalore Chikkaballapur Karnatka

Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple (Rangasthala ) – Chikkaballapur – Karnatka

Sri Ranganathaswamy temple is dedicated to Lord Ranganatha ( another name of Lord Vishnu). It’s an old temple situated in Chikkbalapur district in Karnatka not very from Bengaluru (apporx 60 Kms). There is a very interesting fact about the the Ranganathaswamy temples of Srirangam, Srirangapattanam ans SriRangasthala. It is said that the idols on all […]

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Bangalore Chikkaballapur Karnatka

Vir Anjaneya temple – Chikkaballapur – Bangalore – Karanataka

A newly built temple located at the entrance of Chikkballapur. The temple is dedicated to Lord Anjaneya (Lord Hanuman) and temple architecture is similar to other temples of South India. However it is a grand temple and a good visit. This temple is located just off NH7 as soon as you turn towards Chikkabalapur, next […]

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Karnatka Murudeshwar

Sri Murudeshwar Temple – Murudeshwar – Karnataka

Murudeshwar is a small town of North Karnataka, located on the west coast of India. It is famous for Murudeshwara temple which and a very tall Shiva statue. Infact this statue is second larget Shiva statue in the world. The temple itself is very old and said to be from vedic times. Murudeshwara is another […]

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Bangalore Karnatka Kolar

Bangaru Tirupati – Kolar – Karnataka

Karnataka has lot to offer for travelers and if you are the one who likes to travel to temples, Karnataka has many jewels hidden. It’s all for us to go out and explore. Kolar is one such place. Kolar has a very significant place in our mythology. It is closely associated with Ramayana and Mahabharata. […]

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Bangalore Chikkaballapur Doddabalapur Gauribidanur Karnatka

Naga Devatha temple – Vidurashwatha – Gauribidanur – Karnataka

Another beautiful temple located near Bangalore. Naga Devatha temple at Vidurashwatha as the name suggests is dedicated to Naga Devata. People here install Naga Silas to ward off Naga Doshas. However this place has a place has their own importance. Where is Vidurashwatha It is actually a small village situated in Gauribidanur taluk and relates […]

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Karnatka Shivanasamudra

Sri Someshwara Temple – Shivanasamudra – Karnatka

In our previous blog we have mentioned about Shivanasamudram and presence of Lord Ranganathswamy temple there. There is another ancient temple known as Sri Someshwara temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva, located on the Barachukki falls road. Sri Someshwara temple along with Lord Ranganatha Swamy temple and Vanadurga Devi temple, form the three most important temples which can […]

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Karnatka Shivanasamudra

Shri Ranganthaswamy temple – Shivanasamudra – Karnatka (Madhya Ranga)

  In one of our previous blogs we have written about Sri Ranganathaswamy temple at Srirangapatna. We have mentioned that there are three important temples of Lord Vishnu (called as Sri Ranganathaswamy) on the banks of river kaveri, the first one is called as Adi Ranga ( Sri Ranganathaswamy temple at Srirangapatna), the middle one […]

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Bangalore Chikkaballapur Kaivara Karnatka

Bheemalingeswara Temple – Kaivara – Chikballapur – Karnatka

Mahabharata is one of the greatest epic of this world. It is the longest known epic poem known to the world. It is the story of Kaurava’s and Pandava’s and this place and this temple is related to the period in Mahabharta when Pandava’s went into agnathavaas. During this period Pandava’s stayed at a place […]

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Halebidu Hassan Karnatka

Hoysaleswara and Kedareshwara temple – Halebidu – Hasan Karnataka

As we mentioned in our previous post, visiting the temples of Belur and Halebidu is an life time opportunity. Temples of Halebidu are equally grand and are mesmerizing. There are two temples at Halebidu which are equally beautiful. The fist one and  most famous one is Hoysaleswara Temple and second one one is Kedareshwara Temple, […]

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Belur Hassan Karnatka

Sri Chennakeshava temple – Belur – Hassan – Karnatka

t’s a life time opportunity to see such remarkable temple structure that exists in Belur and neighbouring Halebedu. A temple known for its grandeur and dedicated carvings.Belur is a historic town and is an important tourist destination in Karnataka. It is im Hassan district and is approx 200 Kms from Bangalore. Infact Hassan is the […]

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Channarayapatna Hassan Shravanabelagola

Sri Gommateshvara Bahubali temple – Shravanabelagola – Karnatka

Many a times we start towards a destination for a casual weekend visit and return back home feeling very very happy , with a peaceful mind and (also) feeling astonished by the grandeur and vastness of what we have just visited. Shravanabelagola is one such location. Not very far from Bangalore, Shravanabelagola is a small […]

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Doddabalapur Karnatka

Veerabhadra swamy temple – Hullukudi Betta – Doddabalapur – Karnatka

Hullukudi Betta ie. Hullukudi Hills, a calm, quite and serene place near Bangalore on Doddabalapur-Dobbaspet road. The place has been famous for a small, but very old cave temple dedicated to Sri Veerabhadra swamy. There is also a some remains of an old fort. There is some history around this place which we read on […]

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Bangalore Karnatka Mysore Srirangapatna

Shri Ranganthaswamy temple – Srirangapatna – Karnatka – Adi Ranga

What makes Sri Ranganathaswamy temple at Srirangapatna so important? There are 3 very important temples of Lord Vishnu where he is worshipped as Lord Ranganathaswamy . All these temples are located on the banks of river Kaveri. This temple at Srirangapatna is the first one and is called as “Adi Ranga”. The second temple at […]

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Bangalore Karnatka Mysore

Sri Chamundeshwari Devi Temple – Mysore – Karnatka – Shakti Pitha

Shakti or mother goddess is worshiped in her various manifestations by millions of Hindus. Shakti Pitha’s are places of worship dedicated to goddess Shakti ( Sati/Durga/Parvati).  There are 4 Adi Shakti, 18 Maha Shakti and 51 Shakti Pithas in our country. Sri Chamundeswari devi temple is one of the 18 Maha Shakti Pitha’s. This temple […]

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Chikkaballapur Karnatka

Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple – Nandi Hills – Chikkaballapur District

We all are quite aware of Nandi hills. A very popular weekend destination for many Bangloreans. However many of us don’t know that there is a very old temple dedicated to lord Shiva at the foot of Nandi hills. This is one of the oldest temples of Karnatka and is more than a 1000 years […]

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Bangalore Karnatka Magadi Tumkur

Savan Durga – Magadi Road – Bangalore – Karnatka

60 Kms from Bangalore and off Magadi, Savan durga is another popular one day outing destination around Bangalore. The hill of Savadurga is considered to be the largest monolithic hills India and one of the largest in world. The Arkavathi river passes nearby through the Thippagondanahalli reservoir and on towards Manchanabele dam. Temples at Savandurga […]

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Bangalore Karnatka Tumkur

Shivaganga-Tumkur-Karnatka

Shivaganga, is another nice weekend gateway near Bangalore and is also a Hindu pilgrimage center. The importance is such that this place is also called as Dakshin Kashi. It is a nice picnic spot and also a trekking area. This place is located near Dobbespet, which is 8Kms before Tumkur. Not very far of from […]

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Bangalore Karnatka Tumkur

Devarayanadurga – Tumkur – Karnatka

You have got a day in hand and would like to take a break from hectic metro life ad would also like to visit a nice temple, Devarayanadurga near Tumkur can be a good option. Devarayanadurga is actually a hill station near Tumkur, but not very far from Bangalore. The hill station is sorrounded by forest […]

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Devanhalli Karnatka

Shree Nakoda Avati 108 Parshwanth Jain Temple – Devanhalli – Karnatka

Shree Nakoda Avati 108 Parshwanth Jain temple is a beautiful Jain Temple near Bangalore, situated on the outskirts of the locality of Devanhalli. How to reach Shree Nakoda Avati 108 Parshwanth Jain Temple Situated around 30 Kms from Hebbal, Bangalore, Shree Nakoda Avati 108 Parshwanath Jain temple is visible from the main road. The route […]

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Devanhalli Karnatka

Shri Venugopalaswamy Temple – Devanhalli (Bangalore) – Karnatka

Shri Venugopalswamy temple is a very ancient temple located just at the entrance of Devanhalli fort, (in Devanhalli town), outskirts of Bangalore (just after Bengaluru International Airport) The presiding deity is Lord Venugopalswamy ( Lord Krishna, Lord Vishnu). The idol is carved in Vijayanagara style. There are two statues of Lord Vishnu are installed at […]

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Bangalore CHANNAPATNA Karnatka

Sri Navaneeta Krishna Temple – Channapatna – Karnatka

Sri Navaneeta Krishna Temple is a beutiful and ancient temple situated on Bangalore-Mysore highway and is around 60 Kms from Bangalore. The place is called as Channapatna and this temple of around 3 Kms from Channapatna city center. The village is called as Doddamallur. This temple is dedicated to Lord Aprameya, Aravindavalli and Lord Krishan […]

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Bangalore Hosur Tamil Nadu

Chandra Choodeswarar Temple – Hosur – Tamil Nadu

Sri Chandra Choodeswarar temple is situated in Hosur, a city in Tamilnadu, near Tamilnadu- Karnatka border and hence is very near to Bangalore. This famous temples presiding deity is Maragadhamba Sametha (along with) Shri Chandrachoodeshwarar (a name for Lord Shiva) and is located on the 250ft high hill top and hence is visible from Hosur city […]

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