been very famous over several centuries. It is one of the Premier mokshapuris of
Karnataka. Here the four fold charities are established - achara aushada, sastra
and abhaya - it is a place of tradition, medicine, education and refuge. So it
purges one of his sin, ignorance disease etc. Further, catholicity reigns
supreme here. Among the echelons of devotional community, one can observe
Muslims, Christians, Buddists, Parsis etc. As Heggade, the visible
representation of the invisible Davas is striving by his whole time vigilance and
total absorption, the temple is making astonishing strides and bringing laurels
to the temple culture of our Punya Bharat. "Sure, no country could ever
come nearer to it, nor the Mother earth would ever succeed in creating another.
It is second to none our to itself!" utter the visitors on their first
visit. And in few minutes at it.