Rama, Kalamma, Ankalamma, Lakshminarayana, Jyothirmayeswara and Anjaneya etc.
are found and the icons are adored with due prayers. Some of the temples built
and maintained by barbers, goldsmiths, Dalavayis etc. are quite attractive and
the inscriptions reveal many interesting facts. In some of the cells, the images
of Ramanuja, Satakopa, Vishvaksena are installed and are venerated fittingly.
feature that surprises the visitors is the existence of mosques beside these
sculptural marvels. They came into existence during the reign of Haidarali and Tippu Sultan, whose religious
toleration is worthy of emulation. Their
endowments of jagirs, vessels and jewels are preserved and are shown, when
requested . by the visitors. Hindu Muslim unity existed to such enviable degree that none but Srirangapattana
claims equality with it. Aren't both of them bred
and fed by Mother Cauvery with equal attention? Did she ever discriminate one
against the other? Hasn't she been cleansing the sins of all? Hence the unity in
diversity; sublimity in divergency and divinity amidst animality.