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Saturday, November 6, 2010


Darshan of Santebidanur Sri Mukhya prana devaru, Sri Satyavara teertharu, Sri Satya parayana teertharu on 24 October 2010

Santebidanur is famous for
i.Janmejaya pratishtapita and Sri Vyasaraja Punar pratishtapita Sri Mukhya prana devaru,
ii. Brindavan of Sri Satyavara teertharu  (1794-1797)
iii.Brindavan of Sri Satyaparayana teertharu (1841-1863)

Route taken :
Bangalore (from A.E.C.S. Layout Kundalahalli)-Yelhanka-Doddaballapur-Gauribidanur-Santebidanur
Total distance (odometer reading): 110 kms
Time taken : 3 hrs (Left at 9:45 am and reached at 12:45 pm)
Normal driving speed(40-80 km/hr) with a 15 minute break and traffic signal stops within Bangalore.
Vehicle : Maruti Swift

Roads upto Ghati Subramanya deviation is good, later the roads are not satisfactory, However the scenic beauty is blissful.
Ask for directions at Gauribadnur, Take a left turn at Auto-rickshaw stand after entering Gauribidanur.
Proceed further to reach toll gate, Andhra starts here, continue further
and take a left turn leading to Santebidanur, watchout for Santebidanur signpost carefully which is located near  bus stand.
Ensure valid permits exists if traveling by taxi for entry into Andhra.
Santebidanur is around 10 Km from Gauribidanur.

After Reaching Santebidanur:

Felt blessed with  darshan of Sri Mukhya prana devaru, Sri Satyavra teertharu and  Sri Satya parayana teertharu.

External view of Sri Satyavara Teerthara Brindavana

External view of Mukhyapranadevaru temple
The link below leads to beautiful  photographs of Sri Mukyapranadevaru and Gurugalu at Santebidanur  by Sri Shreesh  which was discovered thru google search.

Contact Details:
Sri Haveri Srinivasachar,
Archakaru satya parayana teerthara mutt,
Uttaradi Mutt, Santebidanur,
Phone: 08556-200119
Mobile: 09866372460

Notes on Sri Satyavara Teertharu
Please follow the link below


  1. August/10/2016: Aradhana of Sri Satyavara teertharu. Happy to see this page.

  2. Good suggestions, Do we have buses from Gauribidaur to Santebidanur..if so what's the bus frequency. Kindly respond