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Shivlinga

Bellary District | Nr. Badavilinga Temple, Hampi 583239, India
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carved out of a single stone, one of the tallest shivalingas.

It is an aamzing sight to see shivalinga outside shivs temples, and of this size. The shivalinga... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
nilaseventy
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pattukkoottai,tamilnadu state
A large monolithic Shivalinga

It is a large monolithic shiva carvd in a single stone. One can see three eyes of shiva on the... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
rat_astro
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Bengaluru, India
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Bellary District | Nr. Badavilinga Temple, Hampi 583239, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is an aamzing sight to see shivalinga outside shivs temples, and of this size. The shivalinga stands in a crucible of water and the three eyes are drawn on the surface . a remarkable monolithic execution..

Thank nilaseventy
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is a large monolithic shiva carvd in a single stone. One can see three eyes of shiva on the Linga. The floor of the sanctum is covered by water which is brought from the distant river using canals/aqueducts. According to local ledends a poor...More

Thank rat_astro
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Massive Shiva linga made of one piece of granite .Is as large and tall as a room.Bottom part has fresh water covering it which is brought by the ancient system from a river miles away.right next to Narsimha Statue.

Thank Ajay M
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The Badaviling shiva lingam is of 3 mts in height with its pedestal in water.The surroundings are not maintained well as the y are stinking. As per the inscription made available it said the temple is commissioned by a poor woman.The shiva linga is a...More

Thank parusharouthud
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Very big shivlinga.. Badve Shilinga is its name.. It is in the water.. not sure from where water comes but it is in the water.. Veyr big one

Thank MND2501
Reviewed 11 October 2017

it is so serene that you feel blessed ,it is now watered constantly by the waters of river TUNGA spend some time seeing the river smoothened stones around it the ASI is improving it

Thank ringsonmysole
Reviewed 16 September 2017

The huge one I found ever is here. The huge Shivlinga which is not in worship this time. The shivlinga and narsimha is just adjacent and situated on the route of Hampi main circular road. One would keep it staring for a while as it...More

Thank Abhinav K
Reviewed 12 September 2017

Beautiful, huge black Shiv linga is just awesome, mesmerised by the height and structure. The ancient kings used to pour water/ milk over Shiv Linga from the top of the monument. Must visit.

Thank Mandira D
Reviewed 7 September 2017

This 8 feet linga is the largest in Hampi. It is located just beside the Ugra Narsimha temple. It is made out of a single black stone. Do visit during the mid-day if you want to see the sun rays fall on the linga to...More

Thank Harish B
Reviewed 31 August 2017

this is the second biggest monolithic shivalinga in the world. this is a work of art and a must see for all the visitors. the shivalinga is surrounded by water on all sides which comes directly from the river!

Thank Souvik B
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