AMRUTHAPURA SARASWATHI TEMPLE,TARIKERE.

amruthapur amruthapura saraswathii amruthapura amruthapura2 amruthapura3 amruthapura4 A AMRUTHESHWARA TEMPLE  IS LOCATED IN AMRUTHAPURA

,A TOWM WHICH IS 67KM FROM CHIKAMAGALUR 

TOWN,KARNATAKA  STATE,INDIA.THE TEMPLE WAS BUILT

IN 1196 BY HOYSALA KING  VEERA BALLALA  THE 2ND.

HERE THERE IS AN IDOL OF GODDESS SARASWATHI DEVI

THAT IS CONSIDERED TO BE VERY POWERFUL.PEOPLE

FACING EDUCATIONAL PROBLEMS COME HERE AND PRAY

HERE TO THE GODDESS .ONCE YOUR WISH HAS BEEN GRANTED

YOU HAVE TO COME BACK TO THE TEMPLE AND GIVE A SAREE

AND MADALLAKKI ie RICE TO THE GODDESS .THE

AMRUTHESHWARA IDOL IS MADE OF SPATIKA STONE AND

IS CONSIDERED A TRIMURTHY ,ie ALL THE THREE GODS

BRAMHA,VISHNU,AND MAHESHWARA RESIDE IN THE

LINGAM.THIS LINGAM WAS FOUND IN A GANDAKI

RIVER IN NEPAL AND WAS BROUGHT HERE BY THE HOYSALAS.

THEY NAMED THIS GOD AS AMRUTHESHWARA  AS A

REMEMBERENCE TO THEIR  COMMANDER IN CHIEF

,AMRUTHESHWARA WHO WAS KILLED  IN BATTLE USING

UNFAIR MEANS BY THE ENEMY.THE TEMPLE IS VERY

BEAUTIFUL AND IS GOOD EXAMPLE OF THE HOYSALAS

ARCHITECTURE.

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