Virupaksha Temple is a very popular temple for Hindu community peoples and it is located in Hampi in Karnataka state. The Virupaksha temple is situated at 350 km distance from Bangalore; People in all over the south Indian like this temple very much and regularly visiting here.
The Virupaksha Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, known here as Virupaksha, as the consort of the local goddess Pampa who is associated with the Tungabhadra River. Lord Shiva is very famous Hindu God. These are lots of Hindu people are worship Lord Shiva.
All Hindu people those believe in Lord Shiva they regularly visiting this temple but along with them, other peoples are also come to this temple to see the beautiful art work of this temple.
According to history, the temple is uninterrupted from about the 7th century. The Virupaksha Temple was created under the Vijayanagara rulers. Especially the famous and powerful king Krishnadevaraya gives the temple very fine art work and style. Still, the beautiful art works of rock stones are present in the temple. Tourist very much like to see these stone works and every year tourist from different parts of India and different parts of the world coming to visit this famous temple.
Due to this temple, many people in the local area get money for surviving. As many people coming to visit this place every year so local people do the different types of work like tourist guide work, transportation work, selling handloom and handicraft products to tourist etc works are available for the local peoples due to the temple.
So the Virupaksha Temple is also very important from the economic view of the local place. Also due to more number of peoples are coming here regularly so the handloom and handicraft products are also getting chance to develop.
So these are some things about the famous and most popular temple Virupaksha of Karnataka.