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Trinesvaraswamy Temple

Trinesvaraswamy Temple is an ancient temple located outside the original Mysore Fort, on the bank of Doddakere. Constructed in Dravidian structure, the temple is dedicated to the three-eyed Shiva. According to a local legend, the Sage Trinabindu consecrated the shivling which contained the metallic figure of the god, at this place. Other deities in the temple are Dakshinamurthy, Muruga, Surya, Parvati, Chamundeswari, Suryanarayana and Shankaracharya. There is a stone image of the King Kanthirava Narasaraja Wodeyar in Anjali Mudra (folded hands). The temple has a lofty Mahadwara or outer gate having figures of Ganapati and Bhairava. The temple attracts a large crowd of devotees during shivratri festival.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Mysore
Location: Mysore    


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