Saturday, 20 April 2013

Mahabaleshvara Temple Gokarna & Nearest Beach

Gokarna is a sacred place situated in Karnataka.This place holds utmost faith of people and its peaceful environment at the view of sea attracts everyone. Gokarna, a small place in Karnataka is famous for ancient temples.Gokarna name depicts ear of cow.

It is believed that Shivaji was born by cow’s ear, due to which is place of known as Gokarna. and other than that there is an interesting fact about it , that this village situated at the confluence of three rivers and seems like an ear. There are many other beautiful temples ,which are the center of faith and assumptions.The confluence of two important rivers Gangavani and Adhyanashini can be seen.

Om Beach

Om beach is the most famous amongst several other beaches present in the town of Gokarna. Miles of white sand greet the avid beach-goer and you’ll surely be tempted to extend your holiday.

 Om Beach is the center for several water sport activities such as surfing, water-skiing, parasailing, and banana boat rides, which will surely spike your adrenaline to an altogether new leve
Kudle Beach

Kudle Beach is located at a distance of 2 km from Gokarna town that travellers may visit if time permits. In order to reach this beach, tourists can take conduit from the southern side of Ganapati Temple.

Saturday, 13 April 2013

Murudeshwar Temple

The Murudeshwar temple towers over this small beach town and the 123 feet high Shiva statue, tallest in the world, is visible from any part of the Murudehswar.
  The sea is an intrinsic part of the temple landscape at Murudeshwar. The sea surrounds the temple towering on the small hill called Kanduka Giri on three sides
Two life-size elephants in concrete stand guard at the steps leading to the Murudeshwar temple. As one ascends the hillock, there is a shrine of Jattiga seated on a horse

Saturday, 6 April 2013

Varanga Temple

Varang Jain Temple is a a very beautiful place with lots and lots of greenery around it and more over there are three Jain Temples in that place.
The Kere Basadi is the most beautiful and worth seeing place, places in between a lake [Kere] in Varanga. The jain basadi in the lake has four sided idols in four directions facing North, South, East and West.