The unknown and Ancient Historical Gaurisvara Temple is about 61km from Mysuru, 46km from Nanjangud. Located in Yelandur village, the temple was constructed in 1500AD by Singedeva Devabhupala, a ruler of Hadinadu, a feudatory of the Vijayanagara dynasty. The temple has a garbhagriha, an ardhamandapa and an open pillared hall. There is a linga in the garbhagriha and in the ardhamandapa. Images of Lord Vishnu, Shanmukha, Parvati, Mahishamardini, Bhairava, Durga, Virabhadra and Ganapati are found. There are two small shrines with similar plan. In front of the temple is a Mahadwara called Bale Mandapa of Vijayanagara period. The Mandapa has an adhishthana simple with mouldings, the walls around are embellished with beautiful reliefs Andhakasutamardana, Bhikshatanamurti, Bhairava, Kaliamardana, Dakshinarnurti Siva Narasimha in different forms. The Mahadwara is decorated with chains of stone rings at the corners. The top and the stone rings are said to be carved from a single stone which is Amazing. Overall an ideal place to visit with Friends and Family