City Excursion.For guests who wish to visit Bangalore city for sightseeing or buying some souvenirs or gifts for loved ones, we organize guided city excursions.Nearby Temples SHANI (SATURN) TEMPLES Saturn is the bestower of Wisdom (not just knowledge) through experiences and hardships.The crow is Saturn's vehicle - that which consumes the unwanted and waste in the environment to enable fresh life and recycle waste.Saturn is the slowest but steadiest of the planets. These are his characteristics when he confers benefits.Saturn is the only Navagraha (the 9 planets in Indian Astrology) which is called Ishwara (God). As wisdom is required to wade through the maze of life unscathed, he is bestowed with such honour.Location The temple is around 4 miles from Shreyas. People visit here to propitiate Saturn and pray to Him to ward off the impending or present difficulties in life. Villagers bring all their new vehicles and get the ritual done here before they start to use.ANJANEYA (HANUMAN) TEMPLE As per Hindu mythology, Anjaneya is the son of Anjana, a tribe that resembled monkeys, which lived in the southern pockets of Indian forests. He is born to Anjana and the Air element (Vayu). Because of this he acquired the ability to fly at will; incidentally it is one of the 8 supernatural powers Yogis (ones who have mastered the senses) possess.He is a Chiranjeevi - a person who lives on forever till pralaya (end of the world). He is an ardent devotee of Lord Rama and was His messenger to the court of Ravana, the demon king, of Sri Lanka.From the ancient Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius to today's modern psychologists, it is believed that 'What we contemplate that we become' In these lines, a contemplation on Hanuman is said to bestow the worshipper with astuteness, strength, (includes physical, mental, spiritual strengths), fame, courage, all round health, talent for verbal fluency, fearlessness, etc.DistanceThe temple is around 1 mile from Shreyas. It is renowned for its two yearly festivals in the month of April - Hanuman Jayanti and Sri Rama Navami. The celebrations of the birth days of Hanuman and His Lord, Sri Rama. Huge temple car with the wheels made of granite is taken in procession around the village and various cultural activities take place. This includes the dramas with themes from Indian epics. The local fair is also organized around this time.VISHNU TEMPLEEstablished by King Janamejaya of the Pandava clan (Mahabharata) and the deity dates back to around 5000 years. The deity in this temple is called Venkataramana Swami. Swami is a suffix given to any entity that is considered to be holy and auspicious. It is said that in olden days, this entire place was full of forests and was under the rule of the aforesaid King. Apart from this Sage Kountinya has done Penance (Tapas) in this location and the temple pond that he created is still live in the name of 'Shank Pushkarani' (The Conch Pond). This is because the pond is formed in between the rocks that resemble a conch. This temple is around 4 miles from Shreyas. The consort of Lord Venkataramana is Goddess Padmavathy, who is Goddess Lakshmi Herself. Lord Vishnu is the sustainer of the universe, Lakshmi is the bestower of wealth through which any sustenance is possible.Nelamangala - Nelamangala is the Northwest gateway to Bangalore that connects the city by road with UNESCO Heritage site Hampi, important trade hubs - Mangalore and Mumbai, tourist destinations - Belur and Halibedu as well as Mysore, the erstwhile capital of the Wodeyar dynasty that ruled this part of India. Nelamangala traces it existence well past 5000 years as the Basavanahalli Venkataramana temple was founded by Maharaja Janamejaya, a descendent of Prince Arjuna of the Mahabharata fame. The traditional vegetable fair on Friday brings together farmers from more than 50 villages. The long winding regular market street is an added attraction. Shreyas is located at the 4th mile from Nelamangala town on National Highway 48 that also connects to the new Bangalore International airport within an hour's drive. Distance From Shreyas Mysore (180 kms. Called City of Palaces): Guided day trips to Mysore are arranged on request.Srirangapatna (160 kms, on the way to Mysore)Bandipur (260km One of the finest habitat of Indian Elephants. A Wildlife sanctuary is also there)Belur 280km (the exquisite Chennakesava temple that took 100 years to complete. Was finished in 1117 AD)Halebedu 300km (meaning “the ruined city” once called Dwarasamudram. Carved temples dating back to 12th century are there. Located at just 17 kms from Belur)Sravanabelagola 140km Lord Gomateswara Monolith, Sravanabelagola, Karnataka* One of the oldest (AD 918) and most important Jain pilgrimage sites, this 59-foot statue of the naked Lord. A guided day trip to Belur, Halebedu and Shravanabelagola can be arranged. Gomateswara - a representation of Bahubali, son of the 1st Jain tirthankara, said to have south enlightenment by standing naked and motionless for an entire year - is the tallest monolithic statue on earth. Jogfalls 340km (Highest Waterfalls in Asia. Located at the heart of Western ghats and leaps from a height of 253 meters as 4 cascades.) Murdeshwar 480km (Beach and Temples)Coorg 300km (Misty Mountains, Streams, waterfalls and tropical forests. Miles and miles of tea, coffee, paddy and spice plantations)Hampi 400km (A World Heritage center) Scattered among the Henri Moore-like boulders in the heart of Karnataka's rural interior, Hampi was once the royal seat of the powerful Vijayanagar kingdom, its size and weath drawing comparisons with Imperial Rome. Today the city hs crumbled away to a few starkly beautiful leftovers, but the remote setting could not be more romantic. Listed in The best Temples, Monuments & Lost Cities – Frommers India Guide, 3rd edition.Sringeri, the seat of Advaita Vedanta, visit the 1200 year old Gurukula (which is being run without break since the start of 800 AD) Yoga / Meditation at the banks of Tunga river Malur, where statues are made and sent to all parts on India / globe Nrityagram - a dance school close to Shreyas. Tours and dance performances can be organized.