Ammavaru Temple, Jeevabeema Nagar, Bangalore

Again from my archives.

A 40ft. statue of Ammavaru, adorns the façade of the temple. Painted in a red sari the idol is a sight to behold.

Here is a map, how to get there from Bangalore International Airport, Devanahalli. A distance of 43 kms approx in 50min.

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20 Responses

  1. Sylvia K says:

    Beautiful blue, blue skies and the perfect backdrop for such an incredible, colorful statue!! Marvelous captures as always, Indrani! I hope you have a lovely weekend!! Enjoy!

  2. Bibi says:

    Been there! It is so beautiful.

  3. Fly Girl says:

    Such a striking statue!

  4. Cloudia says:

    Great to see the ancient one.
    Are eggs shown in her temple?

    ALOHA from Honolulu


  5. so pretty and ornate, i'm curious as tot he significance of the design of the temple top in the back.

  6. Thanks for the comments friends.
    Cloudia, no eggs are shown inside the temple.
    Photo Cache, The design of the temple top is common to many temples in south of India, It is the huge idol of the deity that makes the facade attractive.

  7. ladyfi says:

    Wow – what a great statue! Eye-catching.

  8. Photograph is very nice. Near Pondicherry there is a place where you see tall idols in a mandir complex. A common vist place by all the conducted tour operators.The conducted

  9. That's a majestic beauty. Proud of Indian art.

  10. Too far to travel even when I visit Bangalore.Never heard of this temple before

  11. Viola says:

    Wow!! Adorable! 🙂
    Absolutely beautiful!! 🙂

  12. DeniseinVA says:

    How very beautiful Indrani, thank you for sharing.

  13. Wow…beautiful, intricate work!!

  14. Laura says:

    Wow Indrani, so intricate and colorful!

  15. Carver says:

    Lovely blue skies to show off the vibrant statue.

  16. George says:

    That is a beautiful statue. Thanks for sharing it.

  17. Thomas Lee says:

    wow!I haven't seen any as large as this one in Malaysia but we have a 140 ft statue of Lord Murugan at Batu Caves.

  18. Jeevan says:

    This is something unique I have seen among temple towers! Idol replacing the doors of stories. Great shots

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