Hoysala Village – A Luxury Eco Resort

Chennakeshava Temple


Built during the Hoysala Empire in the 12th century, the Chennakesava Temple is a testament to the artistic brilliance and craftsmanship of the time. The intricate carvings, detailed sculptures, and ornate friezes showcase a perfect blend of Dravidian and Nagara styles, making it a visual feast for history and art enthusiasts.

Dedicated to Lord Vishnu in the form of Chennakesava, meaning “handsome Kesava,” the temple is a sacred space that resonates with spirituality. The rich symbolism embedded in every sculpture narrates stories from Hindu mythology, providing visitors with a deep and immersive cultural experience.

Marvel at the exquisite architecture that adorns every inch of  the Temple. The intricate carvings on the walls narrate tales from Hindu mythology, depicting scenes from the Mahabharata, Ramayana, and Puranas. The main sanctum, housing the deity Chennakesava, is a symphony of architectural precision, featuring ornate pillars, delicately carved statues, and a sanctum that radiates divine energy.


Immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance as you witness the daily rituals and ceremonies performed at the temple. The rhythmic chants, the fragrance of incense, and the divine aura create an experience that transcends the boundaries of time. Visitors are welcome to participate in the rituals, enhancing their connection with the spiritual energy that permeates the surroundings.