Prasanna Krishnaswamy Temple

The Wadeyar dynasty of Mysore is believed to have descended from the Yadu Vamsha or race that was initiated by Lord Shree Krishna of Mahabharata fame. As a tribute, the Prasanna Krishnaswamy Temple of Mysore was built under the order and supervision of Krishnaraja Wadiyar III between the years 1825 to 1829, as per the temple inscriptions. The image of Ambegalu Krishna in the posture of crawling presides the Garbhagriha or Sanctum - Sanctorum. The child Krishna or Gopala has a ball of butter in his hand, known to be the favorite of the child God. the image is made of chloride schist and exudes an affectionate aura with all his innocent expressions.

Mysore Prasanna Krishnaswamy Temple houses some forty bronze deities of gods, Goddesses and saints. The statue of Krishnaraja Wadiyar III is also worshiped along with his wives in the temple. lass="rgt_blur_line">