There is an idol of Nandi, the greatest devotee of Shiva in these places of India, you will also be surprised at the size

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Nandi is the vehicle of Lord Bholenath, he is also called the guardian of Lord Bholenath. It is believed that if you want to get the blessings of Lord Shiva, you must first please his Nandi. Today we are going to tell you about the idols of Nandi, the ride of Lord Shiva, which is one of the most idols in India. If you are planning to visit the Shiva temple, first find out about the temples where the largest idol of Nandi is installed.
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Mahanandiswara Swamy Temple, Andhra Pradesh – Mahanandiswara Swamy Temple, Andhra Pradesh

The Mahanandeshwara Swamy Temple in Kurnool is a village located east of the Nallamala hills. The temple is famous for its freshwater pool, called Kalyani, and houses the largest Nandi statue in the world. The Mahanadi dimension measures 15 feet by 27 feet. Around Mahanadi there are nine other Nandi temples known as Nav Nandi.

Lepakshi Temple, Andhra Pradesh – Lepakshi Temple, Andhra Pradesh

India’s finest Nandi is located in the Lepakshi temple, located about a mile before the main temple, in front of which is a huge serpent statue. The Nandi present in the Lepakshi temple is a main attraction, the enormous Nandi bull 4.5 meters high and 8.23 ​​meters long made of granite stone.

Chamundi Hills, Karnataka – Chamundi Hills, Karnataka

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Nandi idol was installed on the way to Chamundeshwari temple. Lord Shiva’s carousel is 4.9 meters high and 7.6 meters long, made of black granite. Monolithic Nandi Statue in Chamundi Hills is a major tourist attraction of Mysore along with Mysore Palace and Lake Karanji.

Brihadishwara Temple, Tamil Nadu – Brihadishwara Temple, Tamil Nadu

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The Bada Mandir or Brihadeshwara Mandir has a large Nandi bull statue carved from a single rock. An idol about 16 feet long and 13 feet high is installed at the entrance. Mount Nandi, the sacred bull of Lord Shiva, weighs around 20 tons.

Gangaikonda Cholapuram Temple, Tamil Nadu – Gangaikonda Cholapuram Temple, Tamil Nadu

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The Gangaikonda Cholapuram temple is located in the Ariyalur district of Tamil Nadu, at this place a Shiva temple is present next to the Brihadeeswara temple. Seeing Nandi located in the Gangaikondan temple, you will never tire of admiring the work of architect and engineer.

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