If there is just one temple you should visit while in Bangalore, make it Ragi Gudda Anjaneya Temple. This is one temple that does not only offer a picturesque sanctuary for worshippers but also an opportunity to help the people through its charitable foundation. Ragi Gudda provides free education with daily meals to more than 1,000 students. Teachers are professionals who volunteer their services for free. Also, there is a medical center that conducts free medical consultation and use of different laboratories and testing facilities. The foundation also runs a library and convention hall, and offers free language classes, yoga classes and music lessons.
The temple is revered by locals as a very helpful social center in the area. For a small fee, the temple rents out two halls, a small and a [Read more…]