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Surathkal

Description Surathkal is famous for Education institutions & Arabian shore

Surathkal is derived from “shiratakal” meaning “headstone” in Tulu. The famous Sadashiva temple on the shores of Arabian Sea (Lakshadweepa samudra ) is said to be built around the linga that a Rakshasa by name Kharasura carried on his head. Another legend is that When Ravana threw in fit of rage the atma shivalinga some of the pieces from shivalinga were fallen at place where Sadashiva temple is at present. Noted historian Padoor Gururaj Bhat is of opinion the temple might have been constructed around 11 C.E.

Genre Shore
District Dakshina Kannada
State Karnataka
Rating 3 Out of 5
Distance Around 360 Kms
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