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Yediyoor Siddhalingeswara Swami temple

Overview


Yediyoor Siddhalingeswara Temple contact details are given below with phone number. The temple is located at Yediyoor village in Kunigal taluk of Tumkur District in Karnataka. Yediyoor Siddhalingeswara Temple is situated along the NH 48 connecting Bangalore and Mangalore.


About the Temple


The temple is a large structure facing the North. The temple houses Sri Siddhalingeswara Swami, a lump of Vibhuthi (sacred ash), is covered by Linga Kanhe form. Placed on top of this is a metallic sculpture that is used during procession. The temple has a large wooden chariot. Near the temple’s main door are some inscriptions. The beautifully colour ‘Gopura’ of the temple depicts various incidents of Sri Siddhalingeswara Swami’s life. At the basement of the main sanctum is a small shrine of Sri Veerabhadhra Swami who is also looked upon with great respect and worshipped by people.


Legend and Stories


Yediyoor is the final destination of Sri Siddhalingeswara Swami. He was not born out of a woman’s womb but, appeared as an infant. He was brought up by a childless couple, Mallikarjuna and Jnanambe. He travelled extensively preaching eternal truth. He is a renowned author and Virashaiva teacher. He was also a chief of the Murugi Mutt. Abode of Sri Siddhalingeswara Swami’s large number of disciples, Yediyoor is considered to be a seat of awakened spirituality.


Festivals


Every year the temple holds a 15 day long ‘Jathra’, to mark the attainment of Samadhi by Sri Siddhalingeswara Swami is conducted. During Maha Shivarathri, a Hindu festival, Sahasra Rudrabhisheka is performed at the temple.

The last day of Karthika month is celebrated by lighting Laksha Deepa (one lakh lamps) around the temple. During the month of Shravana special pujas namely Sahasra Kamala pooja and Laksha Bilvarchana pooja are performed. On every new moon day, Kumbhabhisheka is performed in the temple. The annual car festival is held by the temple on the 7th lunar day of the Chitra.


Accommodation


The temple serves free food for every one visiting it. Accommodation facility is provided by the temple for devotees. Parking - Rs.10 to 30 based on your vehicle


Significance


Sri Siddhalingeswara Swami temple is revered by many devotees who have a strong faith. Sri Siddhalingeswara Swami is considered to be an incarnation of Lord Shiva. He is known to perform miracles on large number of people belonging to different castes and creeds. Many sick people are believed to be cured by his divine powers.


Nearby Place to Visit


Kaidala Chennakesava Temple
Yediyoor Temple

Accessibility


Road

Yediyoor Siddhalingeswara Swami Temple is well connected to Bangalore, Tumkur and Mangalore by an excellent road. There are also lots of buses plying from Tumkur, Bangalore, and others cities of the Karnataka. The temple is 90 Kms from Bengaluru, 60 Kms from Tumkur, 120 Kms from Mysore, 100 Kms from Hassan and 18 Kms from the taluk head quarters Kunigal.


Temple Address


Yediyoor Siddhalingeswara Swami temple
Kunigal Taluk,
Karnataka,
India

Significance

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

  • For relief from incurable diseases
Shlokas

Daivi Hyesa Gunamayi Mama Maya Duratyaya Mameva Ye Prapadyante Mayametam Taranti Te

Meaning -According to this sloka, the heavenly maya of God is very complicated, but those who worship God will be able to overcome it.

Balam Balavatam Caham Kamaragavivarjitam Dharmaviruddho Bhutesu Kamo'smi Bharatarsabha

Meaning -According to this sloka, God is the isolated and aloof strength of the controlling and virtuous craving in men.

Ye Caiva Sattvika Bhava Rajasastamasasca Ye Matta Everti Tanviddhi Na Tvaham Tesu Temayi

Meaning -According to this sloka, though the only source of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obsessive and dark) elements is God, they are not present within the God or the deity.

Tribhirgunamayairbhavairebhih Sarvamidam Jagat Mohitam Nabhijanati Mamebhyah Paramavyayam

Meaning -According to this sloka, the entire world doesn't recognize the eternal God beyond them, because they are consumed by the elements of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obssessive and dark).

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