On Makar Sankranti day a unique phenomenon takes place at the
Temple located near Bangalore. The sunlight passes in between the
horns of Nandi and then falls on the Shivling in the sanctum sanctorum of . Gavi Gangadhareshwara
This unique phenomenon takes place only on Makar Sankranti day.
The temple is also noted for its mysterious stone discs in the forecourt and the exact planning allowing the Sun to shine on shrine in certain time of the year.
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