Sri Gavi Gangadhareshwara Temple near
Bangalore, is a
natural monolith carved cave temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. On the 14 /
15 January every year a ray of light passes precisely through the horns of
the Nandi bull and illuminates the deity inside.
This unique phenomenon occurs every year on the Makar Sankranti day and attracts large number of devotees.
The precision of the event shows advancement in the technical and scientific knowledge of our ancestors. The architect of this temple combines 'Vastukala' with astronomy, which gifts the world an amazing phenomenon.