Namada Chilume, Tumkur

Namada Chilume is situted 8 km from Tumkur. Namada Chilume is a natural spring oozing out from the surface of the rock. As shown in the picture, the water comes out from a small hole through out the year and never dries up. From Devarayanadurga, Namada Chilume is located at a distance of around 5 Kms. In Namada chilume, there is a Deer Sanctuary and is a lovely scenic place surrounded by hills and Greenery. There is a saying that Lord Rama wanted to apply Naama (On Fore head) and he could not find water. so he shot a arrow and water emerged from the rock. From then till date water comes from this rock and till now it has not dried up, is the saying.Hence this place was coined Naamada Chilume. There is also a deer park in the same campus. Just opposite to ‘Namada Chilume’ is a nursery of medicinal plants maintained by the forest department of Govt. of Karnataka.