The Padubidri place can be considered as a holy place with the number of temples and shrines. Mahalingeshwara Mahaganapathi Temple is the historical hindu temple of karnataka situated in Padubidri of Udupi District.
This temple is dedicated to Lord Mahalingeshwara and Mahaganapathi. The idol of Lord Ganapathi is 2.5 feet tall carved out of Rudrakshi stone. History suggests and researchers claim that the bronze utsava murthy is about thousand years old. Lord Mahaganapathi is popularly renowned as Ishtasiddi as devotees believe, he will fulfill all their wishes and shower blessings on them. Various festivals are celebrated in grand fashion in this temple including trikala poojas, maha poojas and mini poojas are performed to behest the devotees.
Primary Diety : Mahalingeshwara and Mahaganapathi
Date built : 11th Century