Dodda Basavana Gudi is situated in Bull Temple Road, Basavanagudi, region of South Bangalore, a part of the most important town of the Indian state of Karnataka. The Hindu temple is interior a park known as Bugle Rock. The bull cited is a sacred Hindu demi god, known as Nandi; Nandi is a near devotee and attendant of Shiva. Dodda Basavana Gudi is said to be the largest temple to Nandi within the international. The stone monolith idol of Nandi is continually blanketed with new layers of butter, benne in the neighborhood language of Kannada. There is an idol of the elephant-headed Hindu deity Ganesha nearby.
Every year at the last Monday and Tuesday of the Hindu month of Karthika Maasa a groundnut truthful is held in the temple premises and groundnut is offered to the deity. This honest is known as 'Kadalekaayi Parishe' in neighborhood tongue. Groundnut dealers and devotees throng the region in the course of Kadalekaayi Parishe The Bugle Rock lawn is behind the Dodda Gnash temple and adjacent to the Bull temple. The lawn receives its call from a bugle call made on top of a very massive rock formation to alert the close by dwellers.