Sahasralinga is a pilgrimage place located around 14 km from the Sirsi Taluk in the district of Uttara Kannada of Karnataka state in India. It is in the river Shalmala and is famous for being the location where around a thousand lingas are carved on rocks in the river and on its banks. “Sahasralingeshwara temple […]


Manjuguni is the most sacred place for the devotees. It is a mythical, historically, spiritually infinite realm. Situated on the Sahyadri mountains range, this beautiful place has a mythological background, and Sri Vadiraja Yati’s wrote in “Teertha Prabandha” about Manjuguni and its mythical history. Similarly, there is areference in the Sanskrit poem Gnanadipika, which deals […]


Banavasi is an ancient temple town located near Sirsi in Uttara Kannada in the South Indian state of Karnataka. Banavasi was the ancient capital of the Kannada empire Kadamba which ruled all of modern-day Karnataka state. They were the first native empire to bring Kannada and Karnataka to prominence. History Banavasi is the oldest town […]

Sonda Math

Sodhe is a village in the Malenadu region, surrounded by thick forests. Sodhe also called Sodha, Sonda, or Swadi is a village near Sirsi in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka in India. Prehistoric Rock art has been found near Sodhe. It comprises engravings and drawings dated to c. the first millennium BCE In them, […]

Shree Marikamba Temple

The Marikamba Temple in Sirsi, Karnataka, India, is a Hindu temple dedicated to a form of the goddess Durga. It is also known as Marigudi, with “Doddamma” denoting the “elder sister” of all Mariammas in Karnataka. The central icon is an eight-armed image of Durga, also known as Renuka and Yellamma. It was built in […]

Mahabaleshwar Temple

Noted religious, cultural center Gokarna is a temple on the shore of the Arabian Sea. The deity Mahabaleshwara has been attracting devotees, researchers, and visitors since time immemorable. The devotee worshipers believe that the Atmalinga of Shiva was placed by his son Lord Ganapati to save the linga from the hands of Ravana. On the […]

Sonda Vadiraja Mutt

It is one of the asta (eight) mutts of Udupi. The thick forest, areca-coconut-banana plantations cool the travelers. The famous Trivikrama Temple 80 feet height flag post attracts the sight of the visitors. The temples like Vaadiraj mutt, Dhavalagange, Chandramouleshwara, etc. are eye-catching. Throughout the whole year, the devotees come here. The Trivikrama fair on […]

Shree Swarnavalli Matha

The mutt was established by the great seer Shankaracharya. For thousands of years the mutt is a place of spiritual thinking and preaching. Situated on the bank of the Shalmala river the mutt is surrounded by green forest, areca, and coconut plantations. Rajarajeshwari, Chandramoulechwara, and Laxminarayan temples built in Vijaynagar style are the sanctums to […]

Madhukeshwara Temple

Banavasi is the first Kannada Capital which is ruled by the Kadamba dynasty, At present, it is announced as one of the rural tourist places by UNDP. The place is known for the historical Madhukeshwara Temple. The idol is in the color of honey so it is called ‘Madhu’ keshwara. The place is known to […]

Idagunji Temple

A holy place with the temple of  Lord Ganapati situated on the side of the bank of Sharavati River. The black stone idol of Lord Ganapati is very special in its look and style.  This is an 800-year-old temple. This place was being called as idakunja, Kunjavana, Yidagundi. It is believed that the deity of […]