Kotilingeshwara in Kammasandra
Kotilingeshwara temple is located in the village of Kammasandra in Karnataka state. Kammasandra is about 5 km from Kolar Gold Fields (KGF) and about 6 Kilometers from Aalamaram. The Kammasandra village is surrounded by lush greenery.
Kotilingeshwara is the presiding deity of the temple of the same name. Kotilingeshwara has the distinction of having the biggest Shivalinga in the world.
Kotilingeswara (which literally means 'city of ten million Shiva lingas') houses 108 ft tall Shivlinga and 35 ft tall Basava. Kotilingeswara has a collection of number of Shiva Lingas spread over an area of 15 acres. More than 80 lakhs of such Lingas have already been installed here since 1974. These icons are installed by the devotees to seek the blessings of the lord. The entire project involves the installation of one crore shivalingas of various sizes, hence the name 'Kotilingeshwara'
How to get there:
Nearest Airport: Bangalore International Airport is the nearest Airport.
Nearest Railhead: Bangarapet Railway Station and Marikuppam Railway Station are the nearest railheads.
Road: Kammasandra village is well connected by road network. A three hour journey from Bangalore brings one to Kammasandra.
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