The temple of Kalleshvara with a large Kalyani to its north. The temple appears to be a Chola construction and bears numerous Tamil inscriptions on its pillars and walls. The temple appears to have been renovated with brick and mortar during late Vijayanagara period. The pillars of the Navaranga are sixteen - sided and fluted type with sculptured cubical mouldings. The Navaranga and Ardhamantapa doors have the rudraksha bead motifs. The Linga inside the Garbhagriha is a small one on a square pedestal. Devara Hosahalli (3 kms from Channapatna) situated across the railway line to the east of the Channapatna town is a popular pilgrimage centre in the taluk.
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.