Kalasheshwaraswamy Temple, Kalasa, Chikmagalur.

Tourists are also recommended to visit Kalaseshwara Temple on their trip to Horanadu. This temple is situated at Kalasa at a distance of half an hour journey from Horanadu. The temple is situated at the hilltop from where River Bhadra flows.

There are two idols of elephants in the temple, out of which one is of Ganesha and other of his wife, a she-elephant. Both the statues are similar; however, the male elephant has Asura below his foot. It is believed that the place belonged to Asura, who was killed by Lord Ganesha.

Tourists can see Kalaseshwara Statue, a lingam, which is believed to be Lord Shiva himself manifested in a kalasam.


All days Annadana provided 1 pm to 2 pm

Photos, cassets, Historical books, Available in temple.

Laddu, panchakajjaya, Dimondshugar, Dates, coconuts Available in temple.

According to Age limit queue system Darshan can be provided, vehicle stand (parking) footwear stand available.

How To Reach Kalasa, Chikmagalur

Distance: 350 Km from Bangalore, 75 Km from Belur, 110 Km from Hassan, 116 Km from Mangalore, 110 Km from Udupi, 70 Km from Dharmastala, 8 Km from Horanadu, 70 Km from Sringeri, 92 Km from Chikkamagaluru
Transport: Well connected by road
Facilities: Restaurants and resorts for staying are available

Horanadu Annapurna Annapoorneshwari Temple


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