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Kudala Sangama

  • Kudala Sangama Sukshetra is in Bagalkot District, Hunagunda Taluka, at the confluence of two big rivers Krishna and Malaprabha
  • It is just 8 Kms from Sangam cross on the National Highway No. 13. Hunagunda, Iilkal, Bagalkot are nearby towns and many buses ply from these places to Kudala Sangama.
  • Kudala Sangama is an Old Shaiva Kshtra mentioned in Shivapuranas Sri Sangameshwara being the main deity. In 12th century this holy place shone with full glory, with a big educational centre of Kalamukha tradition.
  • It is here Lord Basava, the great prophet and socail reformer for educated, had revelation and preapred the blue rpint of a new religion. Later on it is here he spent his last days and became lingaikya-merged with God.
  • Sri Sangameshwara Temple, Lord Basaveswara's holy Samadhi (Aikya Mantap), Basava Dharma Peeetha's Mahamane Campus are the places worth seeing.
  • On the other side of the river Krishna is the holy samadhi of the lady saint Neelambike, wife of Sri Basavanna.