Yadiyur

Yadiyur

Yadiyur was the home of a famous Veerashaiva spiritual teacher and author, Totada Siddhalinga.  His samadhi stands today in the Siddhalingeswara temple which is built in Dravidian style.  This temple has a Ratha (Procession car) with six stone wheels.  A car festival takes place annually in March-April and lasts a fortnight.  This is a pilgrimage centre for Lord Shiva’s devotees.

How to Reach?

Yadiyur is well connected with buses from Bangalore, Tumkur and Kunigal.