The Chamundeeswari temple is located on a hill in the vicinity of Mysore and is accessed through a motorable road. Chamundeeswari the tutelary deity of the Mysore Maharajas has been held in reverence for centuries, and the Wodeyars
of Mysore have made extensive contributions to this shrine. Every week the god is taken out of the temple for a procession around the temple. Even Buddhists monks are seen there giving money to the gods.