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.