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Country  India
Language spoken  Kannada
State  Karnataka
District  Chikkamagaluru district

Balehonnur ( kannada: ????????????) [1] is a small city in the Chikkamagaluru district of the Indian state of Karnataka. It is located on the bank of the Bhadra River and is a green, picturesque place, with an average rainfall of 80 inches a year and is dominated by coffee estates, arecanut, paddy fields, pepper, vanilla and other spices.It is the holy place of Muslims because here the Sufi saint Baba Bandeshas holy tomb is situated . It is the location of the main Hindu Matha belonging to veerashiva pantha called Sri Rambhapuri Matha, is another celebrated pontifical seat of the district. Shrimad Jagadguru Rambhapuri Veerasimhasana Mahasamstana Peeta. This Veerashaiva matta with mythical connections to Ramba, celestial dancer, as also to the giant Rambasura, is one of the five great panchacharya mathas. The Veerabadra temple attached to the matha has sturdy metallic images of Veerabhadra and Bhadrakali. The main crop in this and surrounding areas is coffee. It is a major junction for routes to Chikkamagaluru, Kudremukha, Sringeri-Koppa and Shivamogga.Distance from state capital Bengaluru is 292 km.


Map of Balehonnur

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Grand Festivals at Belehonnur

Balehonnur Festival of Balehonnur
  • Ganesha festival,
  • Vijaya Dashami (Durga Puja)
  • Renukacharaya/Veerabhadreshwara Rathotsava (Carfestival),
  • Uroos Of Bandesha (R.A)
  • Eid-Milaadunnabi
  • References

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