Andhra Pradesh Sri Kalahasti Tirumala Tirupati

The temple town of Tirupati and SrikalaHasti – Tirupati – Andhra Pradesh

  We have been looking for this day. To write about the Sri Tirupati Balaji and Sri Kalahasti, two of the most important pilgrimage centers across India. But we wanted to visit the place first, before we write it. And believe us, the trip was amazing and very fulfilling. Note, no photography is allowed inside […]

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Andhra Pradesh Aragonda Chitoor

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 “Aragonda”. This village is called as Aragonda and hill as Ardhigiri. Significance of Sri Ardhagiri […]

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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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Ananthpur Andhra Pradesh Leepakshi

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 prominently placed in Andhra Pradesh’s tourist map and if you are a person inclined towards […]

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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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