Kalyani Theertham – Melkote, Karnataka

The Kalyani tank is at the base of the Yoga Narasimha temple, one of the 2 most popular temples of Melkote. There is also a pair of sister tanks called -Akka Tangi Kola, two near identical tanks built right next to each other. Melukote in Pandavapura taluk of Mandya district, Karnataka, is one of the sacred places in Karnataka. The place is also known as Thirunarayanapuram. It is built on rocky hills known as Yadavagiri or Yadugiri overlooking the Cauvery valley. It is about 51 km from Mysore and 133 km from Bangalore.