Bhoga Nandeeshwara Temple is a Shiva temple at the base of Nandi Hills in the Chikkaballapur district, Karnataka - 60 Kilometers away from Bangalore City.
It is one of the oldest temples of Karnataka, built in early 9th century. Now, it is protected as a monument of national importance by the Archaeological Survey of India.
The temple has two shrines – Arunachaleswara shrine and Bhoga Nandeeshwara" shrine. According to a Hindu legend, these depict the two stages of Lord Shiva’s life - childhood and youth.
And, Uma-Maheshwara shrine depicts the third stage - Lord Shiva's marriage to goddess Parvathi.
Many newlyweds visit the temple seeking the Lord’s blessing.
Main Hall – Constructed by the Vijayanagara empire
And there he posed for me!!!!