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 very very old temple, so old that it is said Continue Reading

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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.                         There is Continue Reading

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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 and quite and you would like to spend a couple Continue Reading

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Wish you a happy and Safe Deepawali – Some safety tips

Mytempletrips wishes all it’s readers a very happy and prosperous Deepawali. Diwali or Deepawali is around the corner. It is a festival of lights, festivals of happiness. It is also a festival of togetherness. It is one of the most awaited festival of the year. The preparation starts days in Continue Reading

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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, this temple names Chikka Tirupati, when translated actually means small tirupati Continue Reading

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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 as god of hills. Kurunji is also name of a Continue Reading

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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. One at the top of the hill and one at Continue Reading

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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. It’s a beautifull temple located on the main road with a Continue Reading

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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 surface. This is the shiva lingam which is an “Atma Continue Reading

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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 Ranganathaswamy temples of Srirangam, Srirangapattanam ans SriRangasthala. It is said Continue Reading

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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. This temple is located just off NH7 as soon as Continue Reading

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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 and pray for the well being of family and friends. Continue Reading

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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 place has a rich relation to Ramayana. The small hill Continue Reading

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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. Vidurashwatha is actually a small village situated in Gauribidanur taluk Continue Reading

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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 Lord Ranganatha Swamy temple and Vanadurga Devi temple, form the three Continue Reading

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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 one is called as Adi Ranga ( Sri Ranganathaswamy temple Continue Reading

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Sri Varasidhi Vinayaka Swamy Temple – Kanipakam – Chitoor – Andhra Pradesh

In Hinduism, though all the gods are equal, Lord Ganesha has a special place. We start anything new in our life after taking his blessing as he is the one who gets rid off all the obstacles from our lives. Such a important place Lord Ganesha (also called as Lord Continue Reading

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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 in Mahabharta when Pandava’s went into agnathavaas. During this period Continue Reading

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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 one and  most famous one is Hoysaleswara Temple and second Continue Reading

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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 is im Hassan district and is approx 200 Kms from Continue Reading

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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 visited. Shravanabelagola is one such location. Not very far from Continue Reading

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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 of an old fort. There is some history around this Continue Reading

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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 Srirangapatna is the first one and is called as “Adi Continue Reading

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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 country. Sri Chamundeswari devi temple is one of the 18 Continue Reading

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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 prominently placed in Andhra Pradesh’s tourist map and if you Continue Reading

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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 passes nearby through the Thippagondanahalli reservoir and on towards Manchanabele Continue Reading

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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 the main road. The route to Devanhalli town is straight. Continue Reading

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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 is carved in Vijayanagara style. There are two statues of Continue Reading

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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 is called as Doddamallur. This temple is dedicated to Lord Continue Reading

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Shri Ghati Subramanya – Doddaballapura – Karnatka

Ghati Subramanya

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 believed to have emerged from earth. The idol of Lord Continue Reading

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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 is located on the 250ft high hill top and hence Continue Reading

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