Standing close to the river
A body of faith.”
On the 27th we were in Sringeri, a temple town on the banks of the River Tunga. There are many temples there, prominent are the temples of Goddess Sharadamba ( Goddess of Learning) and Lord Vidyashankara. Devotees come there from different parts of our country. There is peace and serenity.
Sringeri is a hill town and Taluk headquarters located in Chikkamagaluru district in the state of Karnataka, It is the site of the first maṭha (Sringeri Sharada Peeta) established by Adi Shankara, Hindu theologian and exponent of the Advaita Vedanta philosophy, in the 8th century CE It is located on the banks of the river Tungā and also a historical Temple (1200·…)