Dodda Ganesha Temple

Local nameDodda Ganesha Temple
LocationBangalore, India

Dodda Basavana Gudi is situated in Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi, area of South Bengaluru, part of the largest city of the Indian state of Karnataka. The Hindu temple is inside a park called Bugle Rock.

The bull referred to is a sacred Hindu demi-god, known as Nandi; Nandi is a close devotee and attendant of Shiva. Dodda Basavana Gudi is said to be the biggest temple to Nandi in the world. The stone monolith idol of Nandi is continually covered with new layers of butter, benne in the local language of Kannada. There is an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu deity Ganesha close by.

Every year on the last Monday and Tuesday of the Hindu month of Karthika Maasa a groundnut fair is held in the temple premises and groundnut is offered to the deity.

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More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dodda_Basavana_Gudi

Email rkmblr@dataone.in

Phone +91 80 2661 3149

Address Bull Temple Road

Coordinates 12°56'34.36" N 77°34'5.572" E

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