Situated near the famous Manjunath Temple
, Bahubali Temple enshrines the monolithic statue of Bhagvan
. The statue epitomizes renunciation, self control and subjugation of ego. The monolithic statue, 39 ft tall, is carved from a single stone with a pedestal 13 ft high.
To reach Dharmasthala, Mangalore is the nearest airport and railhead, 80 km away from the temple. Private taxis are also available every five minutes from Dharmasthala.