Chat Puja – Origin and Significance

Chat puja is a very prominent hindu festival celebrated in north India, specifically by people of Eastern UP and Bihar. It is a festival dedicated to the Sun god and hence also called as “Surya Sashti”. People worship sun god…

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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…

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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.…

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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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Sri Ardhagiri Veeranjaneya Swamy Temple – Aragonda – Chitoor – Andhra Pradesh

This is another important temple in the Chitoor district of Andhra Pradesh which relates to the period of Ramayana. “Ardh” means “half” and “Giri” means “Mountain”. This place is famous by the name  “ArdhGiri”. People also know this place as…

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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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Veerbhadra temple – Leepakshi – Anantapur District – Andhra Pradesh

Just one word describes this ancient temple – awesome!! Leepakshi is a small village located in Ananthpur district of Andhra Pradesh. But it is on Karntaka and Aandra Pradesh border and is approx 140Kms from Bangalore city center. It’s very…

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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, 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…

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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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Devi Patan – Tulsipur – Uttar Pradesh

Devi Patan is a very famous temple situated in Tulsipur, which is around 25 Kms from the district headquarters of Balrampur. It is the temple of Ma Pateshwari and goes by the name Devi Patan. The temple is one of…

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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 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,…

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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 – mitigates Putra Dosha

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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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.  Chandra Choodeswarar Temple Deity This famous temples presiding deity is Maragadhamba Sametha (along with) Shri Chandrachoodeshwarar (a…

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