Kaneri science is that the cloister of the Kadsiddheshwar commune. A Shivalinga was 1st established here within the twelfth century by Hindu Samarth Revannath, a lingayat ascetic and a section of the Navnath (order of the nine Hinduism teachers) Parampara, and also the founding father of the Kadsiddheshwar religious residence. The land was later developed by a latter high priest in succession, Shri Kadsiddeshwar Maharaj, someday within the sixteenth century.
Kaneri science is found within the Kaneri village within the Karveer tehsil in Kolhapur district. It lies on a road (5kms from the Gokul Shirgaon junction) which may be accessed from the Mumbai Kolhapur main road. nowadays besides the monastery, the sprawling seven-acre commune homes the Shiva Mahadeva temple, a forty-two feet tall Lord Shiva idol and a repository that depicts the rural life-style in an exceedingly typical Deccan village because it was 100 years agone.
The Shiva temple is built inside the boundary of a stone temple wall, having a Nagarkhana at the doorway, thus typical of the Maharashtra temples and palaces. The temple itself is constructed in black volcanic rock stone. The shikhara resembles some temples found within the Uttara Kannada region, almost like the Kadamba Bhoo Varaha temple found close to Khanapur. The vimana is created from layers having teeth-like structures, ascending into a cone-like formation.
The repository displays the whole spectrum of village life. it has clay wax models portraying the division of labor in villages within the sort of the ‘balusters’ and also the ‘altars’.As per the ancient Deccan labor system, there are twelve balusters viz.