Halasuru Someshwara Temple is situated in Ulsoor at Bangalore. It is Popular as one of the oldest temples in Karnataka state and was established in Chola Dynasty. The temple has showcased many magnificent carved sculptures of Hindu gods and goddesses on its walls. The temple is undergone with many changes during late Vijayanagara dynasty and during the rule of Hiriya Kempe Gowda II. This noteworthy Hindu Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. However, This Shiva pilgrimage has idols and deities of other gods and goddesses. The interior as well as exterior designs are way too beautiful and depict the scenes of old- scriptures. The distinguished drawing, on the entrance is of Ravana lifting Kailasha Mountain to appease Lord Shiva.
The most popular
Shiva occasion ‘Maha Shivratri’
celebration is observed in this
ancient and holy temple. This is a very sacred place to commemorate felicitous
fest by people following Hindu Culture.
Large carcades are carried out within the city with people thronging the
streets to catch a glance of the venerate idol of Mahadeva. Fairs have been
organised and people often fast on the night of Shivratri and sing hymns and
praises in the name of Lord Shiva. Devotees from across the
world pay visit to these temples to get blessed with good fortune on this