Mangalore 3 Days Kollur Mookabika trip
Udupi Shree Krishna Mutt
Aangudda Vinayaka temple
Murudeshwar beach and temple
Stay @ Murudeshwar
Karkal Lord Gomateshwar Statue
Shree Ram Mandhir
Dharmastala Manjunatha Temple
Stay @ Dharmastala
Southdka Vinayaka temple
Mangalore local beach and other sightseeing
Mangaladevi Temple: The Mangaladevi Temple is a Hindu temple at Bolara in the city of Mangalore in the Indian state of Karnataka, situated about three km southwest of the city centre. The temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shakti in the form of Mangaladevi. The city of Mangalore is named after the presiding deity, Mangaladevi. The architecture of the temple is based on the typical Kerala-style temples. It is ideal to visit the temple and witness the Navaratri festival celebrations.
The temple is of significant antiquity and is believed to have been built during the 9th century by Kundavarman, the most famous king of the Alupa dynasty during the 9th century, under the patronage of Matsyendranath. As per another legend, the temple is believed to have been built by Parashurama, one of the ten avatars of the Hindu god Vishnu and later expanded by Kundavarman.
Kudroli Gokarnatha Temple: The Kudroli Gokarnatha Temple, Mangalore, was built in the year 1912. It is dedicated to Gokarnanatha, a form of Lord Shiva. This temple was consecrated by Sri Narayana Guru for the Billava community. Narayana Guru with his knowledge and experience in spirituality became the ideal guide and guru for the billavas to help them build a temple of their deity, Lord Shiva. Adhyaksha Koragappa then gave the necessary land and funds to build this temple in 1912 seeking blessings and spiritual guidance from Shri Narayana Guru The sacred Shiva Linga was brought by Shri Narayana Guru who himself consecrated it in the new temple.
The Navaratri celebration of this temple is popularly called Mangalore Dasara. In addition to idols of Sharada Matha and Maha Ganapathi, life-size idols of Nava Durgas are installed in the premises in an attractive way during Navaratri. All these idols are grandly worshipped for nine days of Navaratri. On the tenth day, these idols are taken in the grand procession of Mangalore Dasara throughout the city; the procession returns to Gokarnanatha Kshethra on the next
Kaupu Light House: Kapu is a town situated in the Udupi district of Karnataka, India. Kaupu Beach is one of the most picturesque beaches in the Udupi region. Kaupu Beach has been the location for many Indian movies. One of the attractions at Kaupu Beach is the Lighthouse Tower on the shore. The Kapu lighthouse was built in 1901 by the East India Company, on the shores of the Arabian Sea close to Kapu Beach; it stands 27.12m above sea level. With the presence of many rough rocks on the Beach, it gives a rocky terrain. Watching the waves crash on the rocks is one of the most powerful experiences. Enjoy a beautiful sunset on the rocky beach or climb on the lighthouse to adore the panoramic view of the serene Kaupu Beach.
Udupi Sree Krishna mutt: Udupi Shri Krishna Temple is a well-known historic Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Krishna and Dvaita Matha in the city of Udupi in Karnataka, India. The Matha area resembles a living Aashram, a holy place for daily devotion and living. The unique feature of the Udupi Krishna Mandir is that the Lord is not seen directly, but through a silver-plated window with nine holes called the Navagraha Kitiki.
Udupi Sri Krishna temple and Matha were founded by the saint JagadguruSri Madhwacharya during the 13th century. He also founded the Dvaita School of Vedanta. It is believed that Madhwacharya found the idol of Sri Krishna in a large ball of gopichandana, a kind of sandalwood. As told by Sri Madhwacharya, in his Tantrasara Sangraha, the Vigraha is placed Pashchimabhimukha, which means facing west. Also, all the other Vigrahas in other Ashta Muthas face west as well.
This is another interesting part of the Udupi Krishna temple story. It is believed that through a small window, Lord Krishna gave darshan to his ardent devotee, saint Kanakadasa. According to legend, Kanakadasa belonged to a low caste and was not allowed entry to the temple. But with courage, Kanakadasa went behind the temple and offered his prayers to the Lord through the small hole in the back wall. Pleased with the dedication, the statue of Lord Krishna turned around to give him darshan. This hole came to be known as Kanakana Kindi.
Aanegudda Vinayaka Temple: Aanegudda village is located at a distance of 9 km south of Kundapura, in Udupi District. Aanegudda Vinayaka Temple is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Aanegudda is also popularly called Kumbashi. The name Kumbashi is said to be derived from the demon Kumbhasura. According to mythology, when drought hit this area, Sage Agasthya performed penance to appease the Varuna, the Rain God. During the penance, the demon Kumbhasura started troubling the sages. Bheemasena gets a weapon from Lord Ganesha to kill Kumbhasura and assassinate him at this place.
Aanegudda is rewarded one of the seven ‘Mukti Sthalas’ of Karnataka. The main sanctum contains the majestic figure of Vinayaka in silver Armour, in a standing posture with four hands in the Sanctorum. Ganesha Chaturthi and Sankastha Chaturthi are celebrated in the temple with great enthusiasm and a car festival is also held in the month of December.
Murudeshwar Temple and Beach: Located around the groovy coastlines of the Arabian Sea lies the city of Murudeshwar, which is famous for its Murudeshwar Temple and Beach. The Murudeshwar Temple in Karnataka is one of the most significant Shiva Temples in India. The magnificent shrine in the city is dedicated to Lord Shiva and the temple is famous for its second-highest statue of Lord Shiva in the world, which is 123 feet long. The statue is built in a way that it gets sunlight directly and appears sparkly almost all the time. The temple is built on Kanduka Hill, which is also surrounded by the Arabian Sea from the 3 other sides. Not only the statue but also the temple flaunts its 20-storied Gopura, which is 249 feet tall and is called the Raja Gopura.
Murudeshwar is also known for its beautiful beaches on the coast of the Arabian Sea. Murudeshwar Beach is situated very close to Murudeshwar Temple just beside Kanduka Hill where the temple is based. The splendid view of the beaches, fishing, sunbathing, and hills together completes the serene beauty of the beach. The coastal sides of the Western Ghats, the gentle breeze from the Arabian seas and the sound of waves together compile the prettiness of the Beach.
Mahashivratri is a Hindu festival, which is celebrated in tribute to Lord Shiva and is held annually with a lot of devotion and religious rituals. Apart from the festival, the temple and beaches are open throughout the year for the visit. The beauty of the Murudeshwar temple from the Beach is a spectacular view to witness. Sunsets are colourful mixing the entire sky with noticeable red-orange hues.
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Kollur Mookambika Temple: The Kollur Mookambika Temple is situated in the Udupi District of Karnataka State. Goddess Mookambika is said to be the name given to Goddess Shakti after she killed the demon Mookasura. The Goddess Mookambika is in the form of Jyotir-Linga which combines both Shakti and Shiva. It is situated in the foothills of Kodachadri hills, on the southern bank of Souparnika River. Being situated in the land between Gokarna and Kanyakumari, believed to be created by sage Parashurama.
Mookambika is an Adi Shakti as the Linga has integrated on its left side “Mahakali”, “Mahalaxmi” and “Maha Saraswathi”. In the form of Udhbhavalinga, Mookambika has also integrated Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva on the right side. A gold Chain is dividing this Jyotir-Linga into the left and right portions. The left side of the Linga represents Shakti and the right represents Shiva. Along with this, a four-handed panchaloha idol of Goddess Mookambika is also installed.
There are many beliefs regarding the origin of the temple. It is believed that the shrine of Mookambika Devi was installed by Adi Shankara. Since Devi had appeared in his divine sight during his meditation, Adi Shankara had set up the statue of Devi on “Sri Chakra Yantra”. Shri Shankaracharya’s Peetha is on the western side of the Sanctum Sanctorum of the Temple.
There are sub-shrines for Ganapathi, Subrahmanya, Shiva, Vishnu, Virabhadra, Hanuman and Snake gods in the temple. Every day morning at 5.00 am “Nirmalya Pooja” takes place and during that time the Devotees have an opportunity to see the Swayambhoo Lingam. Every day Trikala Pooja is performed in the Temple. Rathotsava in the month of Phalguna and during the days of Navaratri are the main festivals in this temple.
Bahubali Statue Karkala: Gomatheshwara Statue (Lord Bahubali) is located on a rocky hillock called Bahubali Betta in Karkala. It is situated near Chaturmukha Basadi. This single stone 42-foot statue of Gomatheshwara is the second tallest in Karnataka, after Shravanabelagola. Veera Pandya Deva, the King of the Bairarava family built this monolithic statue in his honour and also installed the Brahmadeva Pillar in front of the statue in 1436.
Bahubali stands erect on the Kayotsarga posture. The statue has all the features of a Mahapurusha like elongated ears, long arms, three folds on the neck & curly hair. What makes it distinct from other Mahapurusha iconography are the creepers and ant hills on his legs and arms. This is a feature that belongs solely to Gomatheshwara.
There are about 500 steps to climb – being small steps, they are not very difficult to climb. The most triggering part is that you cannot see the statue until you have almost climbed all the steps. If the weather is good, climbing can be fun, as you see the lush green landscape around the hill.
Mahamastakabhisheka is organized every 12 years. As the Mahamastakabhisheka begins, consecrated water is sprinkled onto the participants by devotees carrying 1,008 specially prepared vessels (Kalashas). The statue is then bathed and anointed with libations such as milk, sugarcane juice, and saffron paste, and sprinkled with powders of sandalwood, turmeric, and vermilion.
Chaturmukha Basadi: One of the most worshipped Jain temples in Karnataka, Chaturmukha Basadi is an ancient temple depicting beautiful architecture. The Chaturmukha Basadi was built in the 15th century by Veera Pandyadeva, a Jain King of the Santara dynasty on the instructions of the Bhattaraka of Karkala, Lalitakeerti.
This temple is dedicated to the Theerthankara Aranatha, Mallinatha and Munisuvratnath who are represented by twelve black-stone images in standing pose and of identical shape at the four cardinal points of the Basadi.
It has been constructed entirely of Granite. The temple has 4 identical doorways in the north, south, east and west that all lead into the Garbhagriha. The southern doorway features a carving of Gajalakshmi on the lintel. This is flanked by sculptures of bedecked dvarapalas. Adorned with 108 pillars supporting a big slab of granite forming the flat roof of the temple, the complex gets its name from its four entrances located in each of the four directions all leading to the Garbhagriha. An idol of the Yakshi Padmavati, Malli, Ara, and Suryata are also housed in the Garbhagriha.
One of the reasons the temple is believed to have 108 pillars is because this number adds up to 9 which is thought of as the perfect Vedic number. Each of these 18-foot tall pillars has been carved out of a single granite block. The pillars feature intricate carvings of Jain and Hindu deities.
Rama Mandira: Dharmasthala’s Ram Mandir is located on the shores of the Netravali River, at a distance of 3.5 km from the Shri Manjunatha Temple. Simple yet elegant in its construction, this temple has marble idols of Lord Ram, Lord Lakshman, and Goddess Sita. The temple complex overlooks the mighty Western Ghats with the Netravali River in the backdrop.
Built in 2003, Ram Mandir was established by Nithyananda Swami who was a well-known spiritual leader and yoga guru. The temple houses 36 idols of its presiding deities on two floors. Ram Mandir witnesses a grand celebration every year on the occasion of Rama Navami. Rama Bhajana Saptaha is celebrated for seven days to celebrate this major Hindi festival. Many devotees visit the temple during this time and chant the Rama Taraka Mantra around the Nanda Deepa.
The Mandir remains open from 6 am to 2 pm and 5 pm to 8 pm.
Dharmasthala Manjunatha Temple: Dharmasthala Temple is an 800-year-old religious institution in the temple town of Dharmasthala in Dakshina Kannada, Karnataka, India. The primary deity of the temple, Majunatheshwara, has taken the shiva linga form. Besides the chief deity, other idols like Dharma Daevas and Shakti are also worshipped in the temple. It is also the abode of Lord Dharma’s four Guardian Spirits, Kanyakumari, Kalarkayi, Kalarahu, and Kumaraswamy. This Shiva temple is beseeched by Vaishnava priests and administered by Jain descendants.
Many festivals and annual events are held on the temple premises, attracting pilgrims from far and wide. Laksha Deepotsava and the Pattanajae Jatre are some of the major festivals celebrated in the temple. Besides this, significant festivals like Diwali, Navaratri, and Ganesha Chaturthi are organized with great enthusiasm and spirit.
You cannot conclude your spiritual journey to the temple without climbing the Annappa Betta which is also known as Badinede Betta. The residence of the four Dharma and a shrine is sited on the top. If you are a history buff, you can also visit the Manjusha Museum. Located near the Manjunatha Temple, the museum has an exquisite collection of swords, old cameras, and armour. You can also find Vintage Cars from Sri Veerendra Heggade’s collection.
Stya @ Dharmastala
Southdka Shri Mahaganapathi Temple: Southdka Sri Maha Ganapathi Temple is located in Southdka, Kokkada Post, Belthangadi Taluk, Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka. The famous Kukke Subrahmanya temple is 35 km from Southdka Shree Mahaganapathi Temple and 16 km from Dharmasthala.
The uniqueness of the place is Lord Maha Ganapathi is out in the open field without a ‘Garbha Gudi and temple structure. It is surrounded by greenery and opens round the clock for offering prayers. The temple is decorated with a lot of Bells mainly, offered by worshippers who have special wishes. One can find a lot of monkeys inside the temple. The temple also serves food to all the devotees in the form of prasadam.
The idol of Lord Ganesha, installed majestically under the bowers of an ancient tree, is spectacular, to say the least. A shining arch is all that surrounds the beautiful idol in black stone and, of course, huge brass lamps. Right in front of the Lord’s idol are rows of brass bells tied to wooden beams for devotees to sound them during the Pooja.
The most popular Avalakki Panchakajjaya Seva is performed on a regular basis in this temple. Avalakki Panchakajjaya is a delicious mixture of beaten rice, jaggery, coconut, honey and banana.
Kukke Shri Subrahmanya Temple: Kukke Shree Subrahmanya is located in the village Subrahmanya, of Sullia Taluk in Dakshina Kannada district, Karnataka, India. This Kshethra is situated on the banks of the river Kumaradhara. In this temple, Kartikeya is worshipped as Subrahmanya, lord of all serpents. The mountain Kumara Parvatha overlooks the temple adding a mystical charm. If seen geographically, Shesha Parvatha, a mountain shaped like a six-headed cobra, adjacent to Kumara Parvatha seems to protect the temple.
The divine serpent Vasuki is believed to have taken refuge in Kukke Subrahmanya while being hunted by Garuda. Lord Kumaraswamy and his brother Lord Ganesha are said to have killed demon rulers Taraka and Shura Padmasurya in Kumara Parvatha near Kukke Subrahmanya. Post-victory, Lord Kumaraswamy married the daughter of Indra- Devasena. All major gods attended the wedding event, bestowing divine powers on the place.
Devotees also believe that the holy bath here in the Kumaradhara Thirtha and Madesnana eradicates dreaded diseases like leprosy. According to devotees, diseases related to the skin even get cured here. The temple is also considered to be the ultimate place to attain salvation for all those who are suffering from any kind of ‘naga doshas’. A ritual dance called Nagamandala is also performed here. Ashlesha Bali and Sarpa dosha parihara are two popular Pooja rituals offered at Kukke Subrahmanya Temple. These rituals can be booked online as well.
Sri Adi Subrahmanya Temple: Sri Adi Subrahmanya Temple is situated next to the Subrahmanya Temple, featuring anthills that are worshipped as Vasuki and Adishesha. Along with being a religious attraction this place also provides respite from the hustle and bustle of the city with its mountain streams and lush green surroundings.
The main front door of the temple encounters to eastern, and the devotees enter through the western major Gopura, soon after going for a holy bathe inside the Dhara River. The beam of Garuda with silver is viewed right here. According to traditions, the actual pillar ended up being preset to protect the followers from the killer fires that gush right out of Vasuki’s breath, current in the temple. Alongside the beam is the exterior hallway and after that the inside hallway. The stage is viewed in the middle of the sanctum. Within the upper stage is the deity connected with Sri Subramanian, about the midsection portion, is the deity connected with Vasuki in addition to it at the decreased level the deity connected with Shesha. A group of Lingas referred to as Kukke Lingas are located to the west of the inside sanctum. The southern area of aspect with the inside sanctum is the shrine connected with The Lord Bhairava.
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