|Suryapana and Chandrapana facing each other|
|Observe nandi on both sides|
Every year on 14th January, on Makara Sankranti, the ray of sunlight passes through the nandi in front of the idol and then falls on the idol. People from all over the state come here to watch this wonderful spectacle.
|Image from haribhakt.com|
The temple was constructed by Kempegowda in 1600s. It seems there is also a painting of this temple in British records. Look at this image.
Livemint about the temple. Have a look at it.
One more thing this article mentioned was that , the shadow of western pillar falls on eastern pillar and on other solstice, shadow of eastern pillar falls on western pillar.