Udupi Anantheshwara Temple
|Udupi Anantheshwara Temple|
|Major festivals||Maha Shivaratri|
|Architecture||Kerala temple architecture|
|Date built||8th century C.E.|
|Website||Shri Anantheswara temple|
It was built during the reign of the Alupas in the 8th century C.E. and is considered among the oldest in the Tulu Nadu region. In an inscription dated 1357 C.E. the temple's deity is referred to as Mahadeva of Udupi. The temple is known for its association with Hindu philosopher Madhvacharya who taught his disciples within its complex. The temple is adjacent to the more famous Udupi Sri Krishna Matha established by Madhva.
- "Steeped in history, the region is a pilgrim's delight". The Hindu. Retrieved 18 April 2015.