A photo gallery from Devrayana Durga near Tumkur, Bengaluru

Spectacular Devarayanadurga hill station
Spectacular Devarayanadurga hill station
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The enthralling drive uphill

Embark with me on a travel to a hill station about 70 kms from Bengaluru near Tumakuru town.The hill station is called Devrayanadurga and has two magnificent temples dedicated to Lord Narasimha – one at the base called Bhoganarasimha

At the base Bhoganarasimhaswamy temple
At the base Bhoganarasimhaswamy temple

and Yoganarasimha at an altitude of around 4000 feet above sea level.

Yoganarasimhaswamy temple at the top
Yoganarasimhaswamy temple at the top

Also at the base of the hill is Namada chillume which is a natural spring.

Namada Chillume the ntatural spring
Namada Chillume the ntatural spring

Legend has it that Lord Rama on his way to Sri Lanka stopped at this place for rest and shot an arrow into the ground which yielded water to apply sacred paste on his forehead. To add a sense of awe to this is the magnificent foot print seen near to the spring!

Rama footprint
Lord Ram’s footprint

Many rare species of medicinal plants and trees are found in the forest surrounding the hills and a beautiful deer park is an absolute delight

Deer park
Deer park
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Gigantic boulders en route
Hanuman temple on the way up
Hanuman temple on the way up
View from top
View from top
The winding roads to Devrayana Durga
The winding roads to Devrayana Durga
Yours truly
Yours truly
Kamat on the highway
Kamat on the highway – a divine thali meal
Magnificent steps
Magnificent steps
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14 thoughts on “A photo gallery from Devrayana Durga near Tumkur, Bengaluru

  1. I am not sure if I have visited this place Sunita, but something about this makes it feel very familiar. I like that they have the deer park and the hanuman temple looks really neat. So many treasures in the less explored places 🙂

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  2. It has been my pleasure to share the places of absolute bliss near our city, Sriram and Krithiga..thanks for appreciating the piece. Please take some time off to be there and I am sure you will come back enriched!

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