Sri Kaadu Mallikarjunaswamy Temple

Country: India

State : Karnataka

Locality/City/Village: Bangalore

Address :2nd Temple Street, Vyalikaval, Kodandarampura, Malleshwaram West, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560003, India

God : Shiva

Category : Famous temples

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Sri Kaadu Mallikarjunaswamy Temple

Kadu Malleshwara Temple is sited at Malleshwaram locality of Bengaluru, India. This notable temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and has a veey big Shivlinga inside the main sanctorum. The temple was established by Venkoji (Maratha King Shivaji's Brother) in the 17th century A.D. This distinguished Shiva temple was designed in Dravidian style. Goddess Parvathi is also worshipped along with Shiva and he is being worshipped as- Mallikarjuna. Nandishwara Teertha Temple was also built in front of the main temple's premise.

Almost all the festivals are celebrated with a set of rituals in this temple. The festival of Shivratri is observed at grand scale with a great devotion and fervour. The atmosphere of the temple provides peace to mind and heart of the devotees and the toursits. This illustrious pilgrim lmage centre also arranges a fifteen days fair at the time of Mahashivratri Parva every year. A fest (fair) has been organised by the local devotees and the organisers to celebrate this big festival annually. Devotees observe fast on this night and do not eat anything till night and offer fruits, flowers and bel leaves on Shiva Linga. People believe that on this holy day Lord Shiva was married to Parvati Maa.

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