• Shiva

Mahadev Temple

Built using coarse, dry stone, this Mahadev temple is believed to be from the 12th century. The stone carving of a large flower hanging from a stalk, present on the roof of the temple, is one of the reasons this temple is famous for. Apart from that, there are also carvings of a belt of wreathed snakes that appear like a foliage pattern in certain places. There is a shrine and a hall with a sixty ft dome, which is a common pattern in ancient Shaiv temples belonging to the Chalukyan era. Within this court, one can see walls of smaller temples that were wiped out in a flood in the year 1872. Built using coarse, dry stone, this Mahadev temple is believed to be from the 12th century. The stone carving of a large flower hanging from a stalk, present on the roof of the temple, is one of the reasons this temple is famous for. Apart from that, there are also carvings of a belt of wreathed snakes that appear like a foliage pattern in certain places. There is a shrine and a hall with a sixty ft dome, which is a common pattern in ancient Shaiv temples belonging to the Chalukyan era. Within this court, one can see walls of smaller temples that were wiped out in a flood in the year 1872. Built using coarse, dry stone, this Mahadev temple is believed to be from the 12th century. The stone carving of a large flower hanging from a stalk, present on the roof of the temple, is one of the reasons this temple is famous for. Apart from that, there are also carvings of a belt of wreathed snakes that appear like a foliage pattern in certain places. There is a shrine and a hall with a sixty ft dome, which is a common pattern in ancient Shaiv temples belonging to the Chalukyan era. Within this court, one can see walls of smaller temples that were wiped out in a flood in the year 1872. Built using coarse, dry stone, this Mahadev temple is believed to be from the 12th century. The stone carving of a large flower hanging from a stalk, present on the roof of the temple, is one of the reasons this temple is famous for. Apart from that, there are also carvings of a belt of wreathed snakes that appear like a foliage pattern in certain places. There is a shrine and a hall with a sixty ft dome, which is a common pattern in ancient Shaiv temples belonging to the Chalukyan era. Within this court, one can see walls of smaller temples that were wiped out in a flood in the year 1872. Built using coarse, dry stone, this Mahadev temple is believed to be from the 12th century. The stone carving of a large flower hanging from a stalk, present on the roof of the temple, is one of the reasons this temple is famous for. Apart from that, there are also carvings of a belt of wreathed snakes that appear like a foliage pattern in certain places. There is a shrine and a hall with a sixty ft dome, which is a common pattern in ancient Shaiv temples belonging to the Chalukyan era. Within this court, one can see walls of smaller temples that were wiped out in a flood in the year 1872. Built using coarse, dry stone, this Mahadev temple is believed to be from the 12th century. The stone carving of a large flower hanging from a stalk, present on the roof of the temple, is one of the reasons this temple is famous for. Apart from that, there are also carvings of a belt of wreathed snakes that appear like a foliage pattern in certain places. There is a shrine and a hall with a sixty ft dome, which is a common pattern in ancient Shaiv temples belonging to the Chalukyan era. Within this court, one can see walls of smaller temples that were wiped out in a flood in the year 1872.

Significance

Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Salvation
  • Wealth
  • Relief from diseases
  • Purchase of vehicles
  • Gain Knowledge
Shlokas

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.

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