Friday, 22 March 2013

Most Popular Temples in Karnataka

Shree Mookambika Temple


Address:Sri Mookambika Temple
Kollur - 5762200
Udupi District
Karnataka State
Phone NO: (08254) 258488, 258328, 258521, 258221

Ma Mookambika is the Universal Mother. She is Adi Shakti... the source of all energy. When MahaSarasvati, MahaLakshmi, and MahaKali merge with Brahma, Vishnu and Mahesh, the ultimate embodiment is Ma Mookambika. She is Omnipresent, Omnipotent, ever loving; Mother Energy Personified.

The Goddess Mookambika is in the form of Jyotir-Linga incorporating both Shiva and Shakthi. The Panchaloha image (five element mixed metal) of the Goddess on Shree Chakra is stated to have been consecrated by Adi shankaracharya during his visit to this place. There is an exquisite sculpture of Panchamukha Ganesha. More Details

The Markandeshwar Mahadev temple


Address: Kallur, near Raichur, in Karnataka

The Markandeshwar Mahadev temple is supposed to be the place where the young Markandeya was praying to Shiva in order to win over his destiny. This is where Shiva fought with Yama and blessed Maharishi Markandeya with the boon of immortality. The original temple dated back to pre-Mahabharat times and was founded in the third millennium B.C. The current structure is more recent and dates back to the early 20th century. More Details

Badami cave temples



Bagalkot District,

The Badami cave temples are a complex of temples located at Badami, a town in the Bagalkot District in the north part of Karnataka, India. They are considered an example of Indian rock-cut architecture, especially Badami Chalukya Architecture. Badami, the capital of the Early Chalukyas, who ruled much of Karnataka in the 6th to 8th centuries, lies at the mouth of a ravine with rocky hills on either side and a town tank in which water from the ravine flows. The town is known for its ancient cave temples carved out of the sandstone hills above. More Details

Bull Temple Bangalore



Bull Temple Rd Basavangudi Bugle Hill

Darshana Hours 

Mornning: 07:00-13:00, Evening: 16:00-21:00

The Bull temple of Bangalore is dedicated to Nandi Bull, the vahana (vehicle) of Lord Shiva. Situated in Basavanagudi, this temple has been built in the Dravidian style of architecture. Kempe Gowda, the founder of Bangalore, got the Bull temple built during his time. This temple counts amongst the oldest temples of the city and draws devotees from all over the country. Read on to know more about the Bull Temple of Bangalore, India. More Details

Iskcon Temple, Karnataka



Darshana Hours:

Darshana from 4.15 am to 5 am, 7.15 am to 12.50 pm and 4 pm to 8.20 pm everyday.

Iskcon Temple in Karnataka is a must see. Built on the theme of the Iskcon cult the temple is also called Sri Radha Krishna Chandra Temple. ISKCON stands for International Society for Krishna Consciousness. Worshippers throng the Iskcon Temple in Bangalore every day. This particular temple in Bangaluru was built to mark the birth centenary of Sri Prabhupada, founder of Iskcon. The seven-acre hillock on which Iskcon Temple is situated is also called the Hare Krishna Hill. More Details