Nanjangud is a Town and Headquarters of Nanjangud Taluk, located in Mysore District of Karnataka State in India. Nanjangud is one of the Hindu pilgrimage centres of Southern India and is famous for the Huge
Ancient Temple of Lord
Srikanteshwara (Shiva) also known as Lord Nanjundeshwara. Nanjangud Temple is located in the town on the right bank
of River Kapila. Nanjangud is also known as "Dakshina Kashi" or "Varanasi/Prayag of South". Nanjangud is also famous for "Nanjangud Rasabaale" a variety of banana, "Nanjangud Hallu pudi" which is a tooth powder and B. V. Pundit's Ayurvedic Medicines manufactured by Sadvaidyasala Pvt Ltd, which is known for its quality and efficacy.
Nanju means poison, the name Nanjundeshwara means the God who Drank the Poison (Shiva) and the town got the name as Nanjangud which means the place of his residence. Nanjangud is also known as Garalapuri. You can check the Map of Nanjangud Town on Google Maps.
Nanjangud Town is located on the banks of River Kapila also
known as River Kabini. Located at about 23 km from
Mysore City and is connected to it with frequent busses and trains taking about 30 minutes
journey. You can have a look at
Nanjangud in Google Maps. More details on reaching Nanjangud can be obtained in
Reach Nanjangud page. Check for Nanjangud Train Timings.
Nanjangud is developing at a faster rate in pace with Mysore. This place has more than 100 industries of which around 10 are medium to large scale industries. The list of Industries is under preparation.
Nanjangud has a very beautiful and comfortable weather throughout the year. The River Kapila will flow throughout the year providing adequate water for the domestic, agriculture and industrial purposes.
Check hannu maaruvavana haadu for the poem.
ನಂಜನಗೂಡಿನ ರಸಬಾಳೆ , ತಂದಿಹೆ ಕೊಡಗಿನ ಕಿತ್ತೀಳೆ .
"nanjanagudina rasa baale, tandihe kodagina kkittile."