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Ancient temples, Belavaniki

Ancient temples, Belavaniki

Ancient temples, Belavaniki Significance:             Belavaniki is a small village near nargund, but has a number of old temples. Hanuman temple, shiva temple and veerbhadra temple are some important among them. Hanuman temple is a old temple in the village with two hanuman statues in the temple. the old hanuman…


Devi temples, Hombal

Devi temples, Hombal

Devi temples, Hombal Significance: There are many ancient and old temples in the hombal village, shri durga devi temple and laxmi temples are some noted temples in the hombal other than Shankar ling temple, yog narayan temple and neelkanth temples. Durga devi gudi or temple is inside the village and…


Old amrateshwar temple, Annigeri

Old amrateshwar temple, Annigeri

Old amrateshwar temple, Annigeri Significance:             Amruteshwar temple is very famous in the annigeri but according to localities there is another older temple in the amruttappan plot. The temple is renovated many time so it lost its ancient architecture and sculpture. but this temple does not contains any artistic sculptures…


Banashankari and shiva temple, Annigeri

Banashankari and shiva temple, Annigeri

Banashankari and shiva temple, Annigeri Significance:  Banashankari temple and shiva temple are two ancient temples on the gadag-hubballi highway of annigeri, both are individual temples but people call it as a pair. Banashankari temple is about 100meters away from shiva temple. In local opinion Banashankari temple is built by amara…


Bramhachaitanya paduka and neelakantha temple, Hobal

Bramhachaitanya paduka and neelakantha temple, Hobal

Bramhachaitanya paduka and neelakantha temple, Hobal Significance:             Just near to shankarlinga temple bramha chatanya paduka and Shankar linga matha is another visiting temple for devotees. it’s a shiva temple called as neelakantha temple, in the garbha graham a small shiva linga is worshipped as neelakantheshwara, with small statues of…


Yoganarayana temple, Hombal

Yoganarayana temple, Hombal

Yoganarayana temple, Hombal Significance:             Yoganarayana temple is a simple temple by its architecture but unique by its statue. Normally the narayana statues in all temples are worshipped in standing or in laid posture, but the statue here is a sitting posture in the dhyana. The name also suggest the…


Sanna basadi, laxmeshwar

Sanna basadi, laxmeshwar

Sanna basadi, laxmeshwar Significance :             Chalukyas built many jain temples at their period through their empire, they contributed number of jain temples in the laxmeshwara also. But only two are available from the heritage. shankaha basadi and sanna basadi are those two available jain basadi’s in the lakxmeshwara. Sanna…


Kodi yallamma temple, laxmeshwar

Kodi yallamma temple, laxmeshwar

Kodi yallamma temple, laxmeshwar Significance :             Kodi yallamma temple is the deity of grama devata for the laxmeshwara town. It is slightly away from the town. The temple is located in the serene place and surrounded by the greenery. It’s an old temple but renovated recently. Two statues of…


Ancient Temples, Bilagi

Ancient Temples, Bilagi

Ancient Temples, Bilagi Significance : Bilagi is a taluk head quarter in bagalkot district. It’s a old town also. It has many ancient temples and tourist places around it. The siddeshwara temple just outside the town is older than 10th century. The siddeshwara is the deity for in the village…