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…

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Kurudumale Ganesha temple – Kurudumale, Karnatka

Lord Ganesha is 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. This temple is located in Mulgabal district near Kolar. A…

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Shri Parshwa Padmavathi Jain Temple – Krishangiri – Tamilnadu

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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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,  very calm…

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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…

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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 called as Chikka Tirupati temple which is situated very near to Bangalore. Situated at around 10kms from Sarjapura,…

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Hampi – A historical and an ancient religious center

It was long overdue. Hampi has always been on our mind! And who dosen’t know Hampi. You talk about the world heritage sites in India and the first thing that comes to our mind, is Hampi. Hampi is spectular. Just…

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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…

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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.…

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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.…

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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…

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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…

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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.…

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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…

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Sri Ramalingeshwara temple – Avani – Kolar – Karnatka

Sri Ramalingeshwara 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…

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Bangaru Tirupati – Kolar – Karnatka

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…

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Naga Devatha temple – Vidurashwatha – Gauribidanur – Karnataka

Another beautiful temple located near Bangalore. Naga Devatha temple as the name suggests is dedicated to Naga Devata. People here install Naga Silas to ward off Naga Doshas. However this Vidurashwatha and Gauribidanur as a place has their own importance.…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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Savan Durga – Magadi Road – Bangalore – Karnatka

60 Kms from Bangalore and off Magadi, Savandurga 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…

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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…

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Shree Nakoda Avati 108 Parshwanth Jain Temple – Devanhalli – Karnatka

Shree Nakoda Avati 108 Parshwanth Jain temple is a beautiful Jain temple situated on the outskirts of the city of Devanhalli. DISTANCE/ROUTE MAP Situated around 30 Kms from Hebbal, Bangalore, Shree Nakoda Avati 108 Parshwanath Jain temple is visible from…

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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…

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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…

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Ghati Subramanya

Shri Ghati Subramanya – Doddaballapura – Karnatka

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. The idol of the Lord is said to be swayambhu i.e both the idols are…

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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…

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Shri Kotilingeshwara Swamy Temple – Kolar – Karnatka

Shri Kotilingeshwara Swamy Temple is located in Kammasandra (Kolar district) in Karnatka. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and hosts one of the largest Shiva Lingas in the world. The main temple or the main deity is Lord Shiva…

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