Wednesday, 17 July 2013

Murudeshwara Temple, Beach in Lord Shiva

Murudeshwara is a temple town off NH 17 (now 66) near Bhatkala. More than the temple, the town is scenic due to rock, beaches, a giant Shiva statue and so on.  During the Aria drive, I wanted to cover Murudeshwara and drive further towards Karwar, but family members pulled me down and had to restrict the drive till Murudeshwara.

The Murudeshwar Beach at Mangalore is another beach with a major tourist attraction from the upcoming beaches in south India. Although it is famous mainly as a religious city that is home to the famous Murudeshwar temple, it is also acquiring an increasing number of pan India and foreign visitors with a beautiful beach
The Statue of Lord Shiva in Murudeshwara is the second biggest statue of Lord Shiva in the world after the statue in Nepal. It is located in the town of Murudeshwara, near the ancient Murudeshwara Temple. The statue and temple are located on the beach in Murudeshwara,

Murudeshwara Temple is the main attraction in temple for murudeshwara, which is situated on the top of a hill Kanduka Giri. The temple has a twenty-storied Rajagopura and at the entrance, there are concrete structures of two full sized elephants. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple has a huge

Murudeshwara is town in Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka. It lies on the coast of Arabian sea. The attractions at this place are Statue of Lord Shiva a Hindu deity, Murudeshwara Temple, Murudeshwara Fort and Murudeshwara beach. The Statue of Lord Shiva at Murudeshwara is the tallest statue of Lord Shiva.

The Statue is 37m high. The Murudeshwara Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple Gopura is twenty storied and the temple stands on Kandukagiri. Kandukagiri is sourrounded on three sides by Arabian sea. The Statue of Lord Shiva lies in the Temple premises. The Murudeshwara Fort was built by Tipu Sultan. The beach at Murudeshwara offer an excellant sunset view.

Known for the second tallest statue of Lord Shiva in the world, the town of Murudeshwar gets its name from the Hindu god, Shiva. Located in Bhatkal taluk in the state of Karnataka, it is a beach town on the western coast of India.

The town is a popular pilgrimage and renowned for the Murudeshwar Temple. Legend has it that, Ravan brought the Atma Lingam also known as the Mahabaleshwar Lingam from Kailash Parbat (Kailash Mountain). However, Lord Ganesh tricked him and planted it at Gokarna.

The town is a holy place with amazing natural beauty. The small town is largely known for the 123 ft tall statue of Lord Shiva that was built close to the coast. The statue is placed in such a way that the back of the Shiva statue is towards the Arabian Sea.

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