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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 t

Encyclopaedia On Shaivism in Tamil

Ten-Volume Encyclopaedia on Shaivism in Tamil is due to the fruitful effort of the Saint Sekkizhar Human Resource Development Charitable Trust. The ten-volumes concentrate on: (1) Saivism - as in Tamil Nadu and Pudhucherry (2) the world of Saivism beyond Tamil Nadu (3) Saivite Scriptures or devotional hymns (4) Saivite Shrines glorified in the hymns (5) Shrines of the later period (6) Saivite Saints (7) Saivite works (8) Saiva Siddhanta (9) Saivite organisations (10) and Glorious Gateway. The Encyclopaedia also includes 3000 colour photos. Each volume comprises of 650 to 895 pages. The ten volumes along with the introduction is spread over 7200 pages. More than 1500 graphics have been used to register the much valued messages of Saivism. More details regarding the Encyclopaedia on Shaivism in Tamil can be found here. Encyclopaedia on Shaivism Language – Tamil Price in India – Rs. 15,000 Outside India - $500 Saint Sekkizhar Human Resource Developmen