Mahabaleswara Temple, Gokarna

Dravidian in style, Mahabaleswara Temple remains a major Hindu site, dedicated to Shiva Linga. Probably built in the 4th century, the temple includes a carved stone image of Lord Shiva--the deity is depicted in the standing position, with two arms. Although the temple itself isn't quite so ancient, the Shiva image is allegedly well over 1,000 years old. Our Gokarna sightseeing website makes visiting Mahabaleswara Temple and other Gokarna attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • As the athmalingam placed down by Vinayagar got stuck in the earth here,ravanan tried his best to pull it out but went vain. The things like the dress on the lingam,punool,headgear and the crown came....  more »
  • Visiting this temple is easy as its located in Gokarna town. Dressing modestly and in Indian attire is recommended. Outside the temple many ladies selling flowers are there wherein you can buy...  more »
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