Badavi Linga Temple History, Route Info, Timings
This monolithic Siva Linga statue is 3 mt in height. The sanctum has no ceiling and the linga is constantly immersed in a water bed since a canal from the River passes through the temple. Water oozes out constantly from the foot level and always three feet deep. It is said that this temple was built by a poor woman. Badavi means Poor woman. It is believed that this temple exists from the period of the Vijayanagara Empire. This temple is located near to Ugra Narasimha Temple. This Linga was made of black stone. A close look at the Idol unveils three eyes on it.
The crowd will be high during Sivaratri festival days and Hampe Utsava.
Timings: 5:00 am – 9:00 pm. Daily.
Ticket Cost: Free
Dress Code: Any decent outfit.
How to reach Hampi Badavi Linga Temple?
- The nearest airport is at Goa which is 309 Km away. Bengaluru airport is 354 km away.
- The nearest railway station is at Hospet which is 13 Km away.
- The direct bus is available from Hospet, Bellary and Bengaluru to Hampi.
Hampi Badavi Linga Temple Images
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Reference Link: Temple History