The sights and sounds of its gurgling, chuckling, babbling hopping,
leaping etc, alternating in quick sucession affords an unforgettable experience
and beckons visits often. Hence the repetition of visits by the visitors.
They are holy shrines in the
proximity of this sacred origin. The shrine dedicated to Viswanatha resembles the
shrines of North India, the presiding deity is called Viswanatha. In addition to
the august Sivalinga, there are many adorable images of Vinayaka; Dandapani, Dundi
Vigneswara, Kalabhairava. Besides Mother Visalakshi - all wrought in stone and are
majestic and soul-lifting when viewed and worshipped. With the assemblage of all
these deities here at one place goes by has given it the honorific name of this
kshetra as Dhakshanakasi. There is another shrine called Saktalaya, where the Akhandajyoti is installed. It
burns throughtout the year - all the 365 days,
without a break for any reason what so ever. Will the eternal lamp ever prefer a
holiday. Does it require an eight hour shift?
It lies near Bhagamandal in Karnataka State accessible by bus.