Kotilingeshwara Temple

Country: India

State : Karnataka

Locality/City/Village: Kolar

Address :Koti linga Temple Road, Ghattakamadenahalli, Kolar, Karnataka 563121, India

God : Devi

Category : Famous temples

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Kotilingeshwara Temple

Sri Umaparthiva Kotilingeshwara Kshethram was established in Siddipet Town, District Medak,Telangana. This Kshethram is located in Siddipet at a distance of 2.5 kms from Bus Stand towards en route to Medak. There are 12 temples and 148 idols in this Kshethram. The broad and well built wide Mukha Mandapam with 36 pillars is a special attraction to the temple.

How to Reach:

By Air: The nearest airport to Kolar is located at Bangalore.  From the airport, travelers can hire cabs or rely on public transport to reach Kolar.

By Rail: There is a well-connected rail network from Bangalore, Mangalore, Hassan, Kolar and Hubli.

By Road: If you want to reach the temple by road, you need to head through Kolar. Kolar is at a distance of 2.5 hours from Bangalore.

History

The cottage where Sri Sri Sri Madanananda Swamiji stayed itself has become Sri Sadananda Ashramam. This Ashramam is providing all facilities to Yathis, Swamis, Pandits and the devotees hailing from different distant places. Daily rituals and pujas are being performed and Sadananda Vedic Patashala is being maintained. There are self originated signs of Chandra Rekha, Bhasma Rekhalu, Parvathi and Ganga Devi on the Lingam.

Harikathas, Burra Kathas, Bhajan Programmes were conducted. “Akhanda Annadanam” was performed. Vedic Rituals were conducted by Brahma Sri Palakurthi Narsimha Rama Sindhanthi and Sri Gattepally Sharabharadyulu Garu.

Architecture

The Kotilingeshwara Mahalingam in the temple is a “Narmada Banam” brought from Varanasi. Gadhi (Seat of representation) was arranged to Swamiji at Sri Sadananda Ashramam in Prajothpathi Samvastaram later on Swamiji flourished as 68th Peetadhi Pathi to Sadananda Matt at Baswakalyan of Karnataka State. Sri Madanananda Swamiji who successfully completed this gigantic task attained Shiva Sayujyam on 11th November, 2000 (Vikramanama Samvastara Kartika Bahula Ekadashi).

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