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Siva Temples In Karnataka
Index Halibedu
Sringeri Mysore 
Nandi Town  Pattadakkal
Aihole Gokarnam
Nanjangud Talakaveri 
Dharmasthala Udipi 
Bangalore Kolar
Sangama Badami
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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AIHOLE - ARDHANAREESWARA DEVALAYA

It is a treasure-trove housing more than hundred temples during the heyday of the eminent rulers. Some of the rock-cut temples enshrining Sivalingas became very famous and attracted thousands of asthikas and paryatakas then. The Ardhanareeswara form of Siva was found very popular here even as early as in the 5th century A.D. The apsidal construction was given supreme importance and the royalty patronized it. In the fort itself there are more than fifty temples built for all Hindu gods and Jain Thirthankaras. It is with this alone Aihole etched its name on the pages of history.

It is 19 km off Patadakkal from Hunsund town, commanding all transport facilities.

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