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Why is Talakadu famous?
Talakad historic site and of archaeological importance It’s not only a spiritual pilgrimage center but is a scenic beauty with vast spreads of sand History : The illustrious and powerful Western Gangas ruled from 350 to 1050 AD until they were overthrown by the Cholas in the 11th century
Which are the 5 temples in Talakadu?
5 Temples are Sri Vaidhyanatheshwar, Maruleshwar, Pathaleshwar, Arkeshwar and Mallikarjuna
What is the best time to visit Talakadu?
Winters are the best time to visit Talakadu Temples Mysore Winter begins around October-November, and the weather remains pleasant to visit until February
Is Talakadu worth visiting?
There are numerous temples, nearly 30 are said to be buried under the sand dunes here This place is located on the banks of river Cauvery These temples are excavated once in 12 years for special poojas The place is worth visiting
Can we take bath in Talakadu?
A dip in Cauvery at Talakadu has always been considered sacred, if not rejuvenating No longer Such is the state of the river that a swim in the clogged waters of Cauvery in this part of the world could lead to skin infections, rashes and disorders
What is the curse of Alamelamma?
It is said that Alamelamma while she was drowning in river uttered a curse as ‘Let Talakadu be covered by sand, let Malangi become a whirlpool and the Mysore Wadiyars fail to beget heirs
Which river flows in Talakadu?
the Kaveri river
Talakadu (²¤²²²²¾²¡³) is a town on the left bank of the Kaveri river 45 km (28 miles) from Mysore and 133 km (82 miles) from Bangalore in Karnataka, India
Which is the best time to visit Yana caves?
The best time to visit Yana is around October to January
Is Yana open?
There is an entry fee of Rs 5 and parking fee of Rs 40 to visit the Yana caves You can visit it from 8 am to 6 pm
Because of the opposition they diverted it to Kolar Gold Fields where John Taylor Company (British) was extracting gold But the Dewan was telling people that it was meant for Mysore People did not believe this and called it a bluff, meaning a lie