Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Dodda Ganapathi Temple, Bangalore

Dodda Ganapathi Temple located on the Bull Temple Road in Bangalore is one of the popular temples in the city. The construction of the temple is done by Kempegowda I founder of the city in the year 1536.



The temple has huge monolith of Lord Ganesha that is 18 feet high and 16 feet wide.



The idol is given different types of decorations that are done during the week. The most captivating one is the butter coating of the idol where idol is smeared with a whopping 100 kg of butter.




15 comments:

Sallie (FullTime-Life) said...

I am curious about why the butter? Guess I will have to ask Google (that Google knows everything ;p>)

Light and Voices said...

Oh my it is smeared with so much butter. Interesting.....!

Anuradha Prem said...

beautiful place..

Vineeta Yashswi said...

Lovely pictures...

Jeevan said...

Nice knowing about this temple and the huge Ganesh idol! Good shots

dhiru guri said...

Wonderful temple..

Jim said...

Amazing architecture.

Lady Fi said...

How ornate and lovely!

NatureFootstep said...

great artwork.

Christine said...

Amazing and fascinating!

Forest Dream Weaver said...

I like how the modern sign complements the colourful sculptures!

Magical Mystical Teacher said...

I love the subtle shadows.

Maxwell Mead Williams Robinson Barry said...

powerful.

teamgsquare said...

Beautiful place in Bangalore.

Pushpendra Dwivedi said...

its beautiful