KOTILINGESHWARA is a portmanteau word formed from KOTI, LINGA, and ESHWARA. The word Koti in Kannada means One crore. Kotilingeshwara Temple is in the Kolar town of Karnataka. Therefore, the Kannada name KOTI. The word Linga or Lingam is an aniconic representation of Lord Shiva.
The “Prathma Ganesha” in the Hindu religion is considered Trinetra (three-eyed) Ganesha of Ranthambore. The Ranthambore Ganesha Temple or Trinetra Ganesha Temple is in the state of Rajasthan. The temple is situated inside the fort of Ranthambore. This temple has the idols of the entire family of Shri Ganesha.
Hindu Religion has placed our forefathers, ancestors, and past generations on the highest pedestal. Accordingly, it has reserved a particular period known as Pitru Paksha or Shraddha, during which we can express our gratitude to the previous generations of people, especially by way of prayers and food offerings.