Karnataka · Travel

Legendary temples of Lord Ganesha, the God of Beginnings at Hattiangadi and Guddattu

One of the most popular and most worshiped deities in Hindu Mythology is the elephant headed God or Lord Ganesha.  He is believed to be remover of all obstacles and the epitome of all knowledge.  As the Lord of beginnings, He is invoked at the beginning of all rituals, ceremonies and festivals. India, being the land… Continue reading Legendary temples of Lord Ganesha, the God of Beginnings at Hattiangadi and Guddattu

Karnataka · Travel

Anegudde Vinayaka Temple, Khumbasi

Considered as one of the seven “Mukti” stalas” of Karanataka, Anegudde is the holy abode of the elephant headed God, Lord Ganesha.  Derived from the words “Aane” meaning elephant and “Gudde” meaning hillock, the temple is situated 9 km from the town of Kundapur in Udupi district.  Legend has it that the demon Kumbahsura was… Continue reading Anegudde Vinayaka Temple, Khumbasi