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Basaralu Temple

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Ranked 9 of 54 sightseeing in Mandya

Basaralu temple in the Basaralu Village is devoted to the Lord Mallikarjuna. It was constructed during the 13th century by Harihara Dannayaka, during the time of Hoysala King Narasimha II. This temple has a Lord Shiva idol, with sixteen arms, dancing on the head of demon Andhakasura.

There is an idol of Goddess Durga with 22 arms and Goddess Saraswati both in the dancing posture. Other attractions of the temple include images of Arjuna shooting the fish, Draupadi rushing forth with garland, Gajasura Mardana and Ravana lifting the Kailasa. The six friezes of sculptures in the temple depict war, horsemen, lions, elephants, makaras and swans.
 

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      Mallikarjuna Temple of Hoysala Dynasty

      Mallikarjuna Temple of Basaralu was built by the great hoysala dynasty. It is a highly ornate and well decorated 3 shrines temple. The temple outer walls are carved to perfection which glorifies avatars of Hindu gods and goddess. The temple is dedicated to lord mallikarjuna - form of lord Shiva. Hoysalas have built many temples in Karnataka but only few have survived to this to tell about the glorious past of Karnataka. A must visit to people who admire ancient architecture.

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