Kote Varadarajar swamy Temple, Sathyagalam

About the temple

 The presiding lord of Sathyagalam temple is Sri Varadharajar perumal and his consort Peruyndevi thayar. When Srirangam was being attacked by Muslims, Swami Desikan moved along the Kaveri river and settled down at Sathyagalam for almost 12 years. Swami Desikan has written several books during his stay here.

How to reach

Sathyagalam is about 125 kms from Bangalore on Kollegal route. After reaching maddur on the Bangalore Mysore highway, take a left turn towards Kollegal when travelling from Bangalore. Buses towards Kollegal pass through Satyagalam. The temple is close to Sathyagalam Hand Post. A trip to Sathyagalam, Madhyarangam Ranganathar temple and the famous Shivanasamudram falls can be completed in a day.

Nearest Railway station: Maddur on Bangalore-Mysore route
Nearest Airport: Bangalore


 Sri Varadharaja Perumal Sannadhi
Peruyndevi thayar sannadi (Varadha Vallabha Thayar)
Sri Vedanta Desikar Sannadhi
Anjaneya Sannadhi

Specialty of the temple
 Swami Desikar in this temple is found in Ninra Thirukolam (standing posture) as compared to other temples where he is in sitting posture. It is said that he was standing and curiously looking at Srirangam to check if everything is set right for him to return.

Swami Desikar is standing on Kooramsanam that was formed naturally by granite for Swami’s daily anusthtanam.

Temple Timings and Contact details

The temple is open from 6 am to 10 am in the mornings and from 5 pm to 7 pm in the evenings.

The priest to be contacted is Sri Madhavan Bhattar at 09880561934.

Temples in proximity

Madhyarangam Ranganathar temple
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