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Yediyur Siddhalingeshwara Temple - History - Story - Temple Darshan Pooja Timings

Yediyur Siddhalingeshwara Temple is dedicated to Saint Siddhalingeshwara. The temple is located at Yediyur village in Kunigal taluk of Tumkur District in Karnataka. Yediyur Siddhalingeshwara Temple is situated along the National Highway 48 connecting Bangalore, Hassan and Mangalore. The the temple is 90 Kms from Bengaluru, 60 Kms from Tumkur ,120 Kms from Mysore, 100 Kms from Hassan and 18 Kms from the taluk head quarters Kunigal.

Sri Siddalingeshwara was one of the greatest Shaivite saints of the 15th century. He traveled throughout India preaching the teachings of Shaivism. He finally entered into Samadhi at Yediyur. He is believed to have taken voluntary Samadhi by entering into a tomb at the Yediyur Siddhalingeshwara Temple.

Story of the life of Sri Siddhalingeshwara is etched in numerous sculptures found in the temple.

Yediyur Siddhalingeshwara Temple Darshan Pooja Timings

Yediyur Siddhalingeshwara Temple is open from 4:30 AM to 8:30 PM.

The temple attracts thousands of devotees in a month. Number of pilgrims increase in the month of Shravana and Kartik.

The most important festival is the Rathotsava held on the seventh day after Ugadi.