Monday, June 15, 2009
Source from which this water is flowing is unknown till today. It has thick forest and beautiful Deer Safari which is quite amusing. It has beautiful Travellers Bungalow which makes staying here more pleasant. This place is 62km to 65km from Bangalore, 8km from Tumkur.
Sunday, June 14, 2009
Devarayana durga Known as DD hills with wide forest and army to Vijayanagar kingdom. This place was named as Devarayana Durga in 1696 when it was under the control of Mysore’s Chikkadevaraja wodayar before which it was known as Anebiddajari, Jatakana Durga, Kari Giri.
At the tip of mountain there is Kumbi On which there is "YogaLakshmiNarasimha" Temple and on mountain there is "BhogaLakshmiNarasimha" Temple. There are Pushkarnies called Narasimha thirtha, Parashara thirha and Padha thirtha.
About 30Km from Tumkur in Koratagere taluk there is a renowned Lakshmi Temple whose idol is said to be self originated, there will be special poojas which will be performed on Fridays.
This is very nice and powerful temple in Karnataka State.
the first being savanadurga. There is a historic fort on top of the hill, and the maidanahalli blackbuck sanctuary is 20 Odd kilometers away.
The highlight is the rock dome, atop which Stands a fort, once official to Hyderaali.
There are a series of doorways leading to the top and the climb is steep and showing in some places. On the top is ruined Gopalakrishna temple.
With many caves and medicinal herbs. On top of
The hillock a usual spring with ice cold water
Gushes out and it has medicinal value. A temple
In its vicinity attracts a lot of pilgrims, situated
At 20 Kms from Tumkur.