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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Although not part of the panchalingas this is for me, the best spot in Talacaud. It is adjacent to the Vaidyanatheshwara temple itself and reachable from the main road. This Vishnu temple also offers worship and decorum is expected to be maintained. Architecture wise this...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank P_Raj_BLR
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The Kirtinarayana temple at Talakadu built in 1117 A.D. Recently restored it to it's full glory by Archaelogical Survey of India after excavation in sand dunes in Talakad. Amazing place for folklore, history buffs and archaeology.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Aniket M
Reviewed 21 September 2018 via mobile

Keerthi narayanana temple is one of the Shiva Panchalinga temples at Talakadu. It was submerged with sand dunes and was excavated by ASI and restored. Worth a visit and can be clubbed with Chennakesava temple at Somnathpura.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shailendrasood
Reviewed 1 February 2018

Most of the temples at Talakadu are dedicated to Lord Shiva, but this temple is dedicated to a form of Lord Vishnu. Going by the information displayed at the site, the temple is believed to be built in the first half of 12th Century. The...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank ShvRm_Traveller
Reviewed 27 August 2017

On the way to Maruleshwara temple from Pathaleshwara temple, one can get down the sand dunes to visit Kirthinarayan temple or from the front side near the parking area. Kirthinarayan temple is fully excavated and restored by ASI. The artistic prakarams and pillars follow Hoysala...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Karthik R
Reviewed 21 August 2017

A good temple of Lord Vishnu. The entrance to this temple is beautiful. One can directly go here or one can complete Panchalinga Darshan and go here. From Panchalinga covered pathway, the view of this temple is amazing.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank rat_astro
Reviewed 23 April 2017

The temple is dedicated to Kirthi Narayanan, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu. The temple is an ancient temple about 800 years old. After completing Panchalinga temples path of 3 km, one can see the temple at end of your sacred path. However one wishes to...More

Date of experience: February 2017
1  Thank JAGDISHJAGDISH
Reviewed 20 March 2017

This is in the surrounding of Talakadu Panchalinga temples. Basically if you start your trip visiting Vaidyanatheshwara temple, then you will end the round with Keerthinarayana temple. This hosts Venkateshwara avatara of Vishnu. This is the only temple which hosts Vishnu as main diety, in...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Vidyashree_rao
Reviewed 20 December 2016

It was built in the year 1117 AD by the king Vishnuvardhana being one of the panchanarayana shrines. The presiding deity in the temple is the Lord Keerthi Narayana. The nine foot tall idol of Lord Vishnu is standing on Garuda Peetha with Shankha-chakra and...More

Date of experience: December 2016
2  Thank HKMBangalore
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Had been here with family. It was lovely to see the 6 ft tall deity with the conch on the right hand and the chakra on the left hand. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Raju R
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