Kadu Malleshwara Temple
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Bala Tripura S
Bengaluru, India3,424 contributions
Oct 2020
After a long gap of covid19 outbreak,finally i took risk and visited this temple.This temple is situated near malleswaram 15th cross.There is a BMTC busstop opposite to this temple.This temple is on the top of the hill and Lord shiva is worshipped as mallikarjuna and people believe that this place got the name as malleswaram due to this God.Lingam inside the temple is very small like srisailam in AP.There is a temple of Lord Lakshmi Narasimha just beside this temple.
Written 31 October 2020
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Archana Ramesh
Bengaluru, India74 contributions
Sep 2019 • Family
Must visit with family. Kids will love the Nandi theertham. It's full of turtles and fish.
The kadu malleswara siva is on top of a hillock surrounded by trees.
Written 29 September 2019
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Ashi
Bengaluru, India213 contributions
Aug 2019 • Family
This temple has very simple decoration to idols and shows simplicity. Has Ganesha, Vittala, kanaka durga and other gods. The surroundings within temple is full of trees and some benches to sit. The temple is quite big. Had been for the first time and felt the positivity and calmness
Written 13 August 2019
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Prasad B
Bengaluru, India291 contributions
Nov 2018 • Friends
The temple well known for lord Siva and along with the divine source of water inside it, In fact the said temple only had given the name of Malleswaram...
Written 22 July 2019
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raks125
Bengaluru, India783 contributions
Jan 2019
The temple is full of postivie energy and shrine. It is awesome during arti time . One can spend one to two hrs comfortably.
Written 28 February 2019
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G V Naggenddra
Surat, India651 contributions
Nov 2018 • Family
The Kadu Malleshwara temple, located on the 15th cross of Malleshwaram, is one of the oldest temples in the city and a must visit place. Built in Dravidian style of architecture in the 17th century, it is a renowned Shiva Temple thronged by visitors all through the year. Malleshwaram once a dense forest area (kaadu in local language), gets its name from this temple (Malleshwara) the principal deity of the temple. It is indeed a serene and a peaceful place to be, away from the chaos and hustle-bustle of the city outside the walls of the temple with the sounds of chirping birds and the shlokas being recited by the priests. Just soak in the atmosphere of the surroundings for an out of this world experience.
Written 14 November 2018
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Preeti U
Bengaluru, India60 contributions
Jan 2018 • Couples
One of the oldest situated then in between the dence forest, thus gaining the name KAADU Malleshwara, the temple also gave the name to its surroundings as Malleshwaram!
Written 14 September 2018
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Shilpaajith
Bengaluru, India79 contributions
Feb 2018 • Business
Do you need to visit old spiritual temples in Bangalore , this is one among them. This temple has maintained its sanctity in between the hustle-bustle of the city
Written 11 July 2018
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srinivasansubbaraman
Bengaluru, India284 contributions
Jun 2018 • Friends
This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is built in 17 century with Dravidian architecture. Considered very holy for Hindus. The rituals are performed based on scriptures and vedas. There are quite a few other Hindu Deities as well.
Written 18 June 2018
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Somaseshu Gutala
Bengaluru, India1,239 contributions
Jan 2018 • Family
The name of the area where this temple is located is named after this temple as Malleswaram. This temple built in Dravidian style is seen just diagonally opposite to Nandi Theertha temple tank. Actually Nandi Theertha is considered as a part of Kadu Malleswara Swamy temple. This temple built on a high hillock was set up by Venkoji, step brother of Shivaji in 17th century (1669)when he came here with his minister Baji Rao peshwa. The word “Kadu” in Kannada means “Jungle”. As the surroundings are full of wild trees and shrubs, this temple is called “Kadu Malleswara temple. Venkoji also built Narasimha Swamy temple seen at the foot of the hillock near Gangamma temple. In 1898 a devotee called Yale Mallappa Shetty renovated Kadu Malleswara temple. In 1981 the Goverenment renovated Narasimha Swamy temple also.

One has to climb nearly forty steps to reach the temple on the hillock. One finds many serpent stones and a huge serpent statue near the foot of the hillock. The surroundings look very attractive with green trees and plants. Near the entrance of the temple on the left side one can see a mandapa and the kitchen. The Vimana or gopuram of garbha gudi (inner sanctum) was built later in 1993.Recently a mukha mandapa (outer mandapa) was added. The idol of Kadu Malleswara is a tiny Shiva Linga with a pretty statue of Nandi in front outside the inner sanctum. On the back of the inner sanctum to the south,one can see deities of Dakshina Murty and Lord Subrahmanya and on the north, the statue of Chandikeswara. In the Mukha Mandapa the deities of Arthanareeswara, Kashi Viswanatha, Ganapati and Kalabhairava are seen. The navagraha platform is also seen on the other side. There is also Anjaneya temple with a bilwa tree seen behind it.

In this temple one week-long special utsavas are celebrated during Maha Shiva ratri and special poojas are done during kartika month. The temple timings are from 7.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m. and from 6.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m.

The nearby temples are Nandi Tirtha Kalyani temple, Narasimha Swamy temple, Gangamma Temple, Gayatri Temple, Vidya Ganapati Temple (W.Park Road), Eswar Temple (11th Cross, malleswaram), Sri Maha Ganapati Road (9th Cross, E-Park Road) and Sankey Tank Lake.
Written 26 March 2018
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