Yedeyur

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Yedeyur
Yediyur, Yedeyuru
town
Siddapura, Yadiyur
Siddapura, Yadiyur
Yedeyur is located in Karnataka
Yedeyur
Yedeyur
Location in Karnataka, India
Coordinates: 12°58′22″N 76°51′34″E / 12.97278°N 76.85944°E / 12.97278; 76.85944Coordinates: 12°58′22″N 76°51′34″E / 12.97278°N 76.85944°E / 12.97278; 76.85944
Country  India
State Karnataka
District Tumkur
Area
 • Total 9 km2 (3 sq mi)
Languages
 • Official Kannada
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
Nearest city Kunigal
Siddapura, Yediyur

Yedeyur (variant spellings include: Yediyur; Yadiyur; Yadiyūr) is a town in Tumkur district of Karnataka state, India. It is an important center of pilgrimage for people of the Lingayat faith.[1] Both a temple to and the Samadhi or tomb of Siddalinga Shivayogi, a great Lingayat saint of the 15th century, are located here.[2]

Yedeyur is situated around 19 km from Kunigal taluk, around 20 km before bellur cross on Bangalore-Mangalore Highway.

Yediyur Railway Station

References[edit]

  1. ^ Patil, Shankaragouda Hanamantagouda (2002). Community Dominance and Political Modernisation: The Lingayats. Mittal Publications. p. 397. ISBN 9788170998679. 
  2. ^ Tourist Guide to Karnataka. Sura Books. 2009. p. 78. ISBN 9788174780621.