ನಂಜುಂಡೇಶ್ವರ – ನಂಜನಗೂಡು. The story of Nanjundeshwara at Nanjanagoodu

Nanjangud Temple Complex

Goddess Parvathi asked Siva where Nanja – the five evil poisons – Kam (lust), Krodh (rage), Lobh (greed), Moh (attachment) and Ahankar (ego) could be destroyed. Shiva replied that on Earth, there was a spot called Garalapuri. This was the place… Continue Reading

Sri Srikanteshwara Swamy Temple, Nanjangudu

Srikanteshwara Devasthana

This ancient old temple is dedicated to Lord Srikanteshwara (ಶ್ರೀಕಂಠೇಶ್ವರ) or Lord Nanjundeshwara (ನಂಜುಂಡೇಶ್ವರ) at Nanjangudu (ನಂಜನಗೂಡು). It is also known as “Dakshina Kashi” or “Varanasi/Prayag of South”. It is also one of the largest temple complexes in Karnataka. The temple… Continue Reading

Shree Murudeshwar Temple (ಮುರುಡೇಶ್ವರ)

Shree Murudeshwara

The temple of Shree Murudeshwara (Kannada: ಮುರುಡೇಶ್ವರ Hindi: मुरुदेश्वर Sanskrit: मुरुडेश्वरम् ), consecrated to Lord Shiva, lies in the holy coastal town of the same name in Bhatkal Taluka of Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka State, India. Situated between the towns of… Continue Reading