sports of Lord Maheswar are quite thrilling both to Saivates and
Vaishnavates. As in the Saivite shrines, here too several types of
Prayer Services are offered. Being the household deity of several
lacks of persons in the State of Karnataka, there is an unending
steady influx of pilgrims throughout the year. Tonsorial operation
is performed and orthodox Hindus offer pindas to the manes on the
banks of river.
The periodical festivals particularly Mahasivaratri
is the star attraction, when devotees in lacks congregate and offer
several kinds of prayers. Being the premier Saiva shrine with royal
patronage, its pull is on the ascent and the bliss it affords to the
visitors is to be only felt than described. A visit pays rich
dividends to the regular devotees besides instant solace to both
theists and tourists at the very sight of the holy archamurthi and
other adorable duties.