The Lord Kotilingeshwara Temple is situated in Kammasandra Village in Kolar district, Karnataka State, India. The temple is about 6 km from Kolar Gold Fields (KGF) & 96 Kms from Bangalore. This temple dedicated to Lord Kotilingeshwara. This Temple was constructed by Swamy Sambha Shiva Murthy which is open to public from early morning till 9.30 p.m.
The Main Attractions in Kotilingeshwara
The largest Linga in Asia which stands 108 feet (33 m) tall & there is a huge Nandi which is 35 feet (11 m) tall. The Nandi is installed over a platform which is 60 feet (18 m) in length, 40 feet (12 m) in width and 4 feet (1.2 m) in height.
There are eleven small temples of various deities constructed within the premises of the Lord Kotilingeshwara temple. The first to be constructed is the Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Maheshwara temple, followed by the main deity temple Lord Kotilingeshwara. The other temples are Lord Venkataramani Swamy Temple, Goddess Annapoorneshwari Temple, Lord Panduranga Swamy Temple, Lord Panchamukha Ganapathy temple, Lord Rama, Lakshmana and Sita Temple, Lord Anjaneya Temple, Goddess Kannika Parameshwari Temple and finally Goddess Karumaari Amma Temple.
How to Reach Kotilingeshwara Temple:
By Air : Bangalore is the nearest international airport, which is 108 kms away(via Devnahalli, Hoskote, kolar).
By Rail : The nearest railway station is Bangarapert (Kolar), which is 12 km away.
By Road : Kotilingeshwara is well connected by KSRTC & Private bus services. It is connected to all major cities nearby.