Kadu Malleswara temple is a 1600s Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva in Bengaluru.
Virupaksha Temple at Hampi, Karnataka is a glorious 7th century temple of Lord Shiva (Virupaksha) by the banks of the river Tungabhadra (River Pampa / Goddess Parvati). The temple is a part of the Hampi group of monuments that are… Continue Reading
This 65-feet Shiv idol was built in 1995 by RVM. Location behind Kemp Fort, Old Airport Road. (Thanks Sunitha Parapatla for the contribution)
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
Sahasralinga (Kannada: ಸಹಸ್ರಲಿಂಗ) is in Sirsi, Karnataka. There are around a thousand lingas which are carved on the rocks by the side of the river Shalmala. Because of these uncountable carvings or thousands of Shiva Lingas that are carved in… Continue Reading
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
The story of Murudeshwar dates back to the ‘Treta Yuga’. Hinduism reckons four ages of mankind, namely Satya Yuga, Treta Yuga, Dvaapara Yuga, and Kali Yuga, which together comprise a set of four yugas called Divya Yuga or Chatur Yuga.… Continue Reading
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