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Sringeshwara Temple

Sringeshwara Temple is located at Rishyasringapuram, a holy village on the banks of the Nandini River, a tributary of the Tungabhadra River in Chikmagalur District. According to myth, it is the place where Sage Rishyasringa attained mukti. The temple houses the swayambhu lingam, which attracts thousands of devotees. Lord Shiva is worshipped here in the form of Sringeswara.

The famous pilgrimage center Sringeri, is about 10 km from here. The nearest airport is Mangalore Airport.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Chikmagalur


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