In and Around Kudala Sangama Temple
Significance of the Temple
The Sri Sangameshwara temple is beautifully stone carved temple here. Besides the religious significance attached to it the temple is also one of the marvelous piece of art. The temple premises comprise of a porch, the main temple or the navagriha. The key idols that are found here are that of Basaveshwara, Neelamma, Ganesha and Nandi.
As per the legends, an educational institute was set up by Jathaveda, an ascetic. His disciples where Channabasavanna, Akkanagamma and Basaveshwara. It is said that Basaveshwara had spent his childhood here and at a later stage of his life he attained saintliness. He had composed several sermons.
|Nearby tourist places to Kudala Sangama Temple
|The temple is dedicated to the principal deity of Sangamanatha. In front of the temple stands a Shiva Linga within a small stone stupa. Across river Krishna there is also a temple dedicated to Neelamma. For the followers of lingayat faith in India the famous Kudalasangama in Karnataka is of prime importance.|
How to reach the temple
- Kudalasangama is easily accessible from Bijapur and Bangalore by road.
- The nearest railway station is Bijapur.
- Bangalore is the city which can be reached easily by the major cities through airways, railways & roadways.
- Raichur is an administrative district of Karnataka which has its headquarters at the same town of Raichur. The district is bounded by the Krishna River on the north and the Tungabhadra River on the south. There are local transport available through Bangalore railways station which is being facilitated with local facilities.