Nimishamba Temple, Srirangapatna, 290311

Yesterday, thanks to


I went to visit the

Nimishamba temple

in the village of Ganjam, 2 km from Srirangapatna. It was a lovely visit, to a temple peacefully set on the banks of the Kaveri.

As photography inside the main temple is banned, I could click only these deities in the outer “prAkAram”…but look at the beautiful way they have been adorned!

Here’s Ganesha:

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and here’s Anjaneya or Hanuman:

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More photographs, and a short account, are


Here is the gopura of the temple, smiling in the sunshine:

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The visit,and the trip to Ranganathittu, were wonderful and could not be blighted by the loss of my mobile phone early in the morning!

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