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Banashankari is a neighborhood in South Banagalore, Karnataka. It gets its name from the Banashankari Amma Temple on Kanakapura Road, one of Bengaluru's oldest and most famous temples, which was constructed by Subramanya Shetty in 1915. Banashankari is the largest locality in Bengaluru, extending all the way from Mysore Road to Kanakapura Road. It is bounded by Mysore road and Girinagar in the west, Basavangudi and Hanumanthanagar in the north, Jayanagar and J.P. Nagar in the east, and Padmanabhanagar and Uttarahalli in the south.
Banashankari is the only locality which has all the possible classifications - stage, phase and block. It is divided into 6 stages, with the 6th stage being the largest. Banashankari 2nd Stage is the home of the Bangalore "digital baby boomer" families. The 4th, 5th and 6th stages are very new areas. They were formed by the BDA in the early 2000's and are located between Hosakerehalli and Rajarajeshwari Nagar.
Banashankari has one of the largest and most crowded BMTC bus stands in the city, located near the Banashankari Amma Temple. Most buses running on the Outer Ring Road, as well as on Kanakapura Road , originate or pass through this bus station.
There are many good schools in this area like Sri Aurobindo Memorial School, JSS Public School, Auden Institute of Education and Little Flower Public School. First English Education Institutes Limited in BSK 2nd Stage is very famous for English Language Training especially for Foreign Students. It has very famous degree college of PES.
Karya Siddhi Hanuman Temple
Karya Siddhi Hanuman temple is located at Avadhoota Datta Peetham, 1st phase Girinagar, Banashankari, Bangalore. As the name itself says the Hanuman here is considered to be fulfilling wishes of his devotees (Karya – means any wish; Siddhi – fulfilled). This hanuman image is installed by Sri Ganapathi Sacchidananda Swamiji.
Thousands of devotees visit the temple everyday from various places in Bangalore. Most of the time the temple is crowded and one can see lot of coconuts tied around the temple. This is because of "Poorna Phala Samarpana", a type of pooja prescribed at temple for fulfilling the wishes. This should be done in a prescribed manner.
Karya Siddhi Anjaneya Temple
Sri Ganapathy Sachidananda Ashrama
3rd C Main, 7th Cross,
Near State Bank Of Travancore, Girinagar 2nd Phase,
Banashankari 3rd Stage, Bangalore – 560085
Contact Number: +(91)-80-26722269
Distance from Banashankari to Ulsoor, Bengaluru is 13.9 km and travelling takes around 41 min via Kathriguppe Main Road. Bangalore BMTC Bus Route no. J21 connects between Banashankari and Mathikere. Total driving distance of this route is 15 KM.