Bhalkeshwara Temple is situated at Bhalki in Bidar locale of Karnataka. This sanctuary is near the Bhalki fortress, and devoted to Shiva. There is likewise an abutting ventured well, which is fixed with locally bounteous dark basalt stones.
How to Reach Bidar
For Bidar, the nearest airport is Hyderabad (120 km).
Bidar is also linked by rail to Hyderabad, Mumbai and Bangalore.
Bidar is well linked by road to the major cities of South India such as Bangalore, Mumbai and Hyderabad. State transport buses ply between Bijapur, Badami, Bidar and nearby cities and towns.
SH 34, Bhalki, Karnataka,
India, Pincode – 585328.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.