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Sri Kodi Someshwara Swamy Temple – Shiva Temple in Amba Vilas Palace in Mysore

Sri Kodi Someshwara Swamy Temple is a 2,500 year-old Shiva Temple located in in Amba Vilas Palace in Mysore. Shiva is worshipped here as Someshwara and the shrine is deeply associated with the founding of Yadu dynasty, to which the Wadiyar’s, the erstwhile rulers of Mysore belonged.

Sri Kodi Someshwara Swamy temple located at the corner of Jayamarthanda Gate of the Amba Vilas Palace and the temple is now being maintained by the department of Religious Endowment and Murzrai of Karnataka.

The temple is very unique as there is a murti of Ganesha consecrated in the same sanctum sanctorum in which Shiva is worshipped. This is very rare.

The temple attracts maximum devotees on the Mahashivratri day.