Top 10 Must Visit Prominent Temples in Karnataka, India.

Among out of 29 states in India, Karnataka is one amongst them located in southwest India accompanied by Arabian Sea Coastlines. The state is being highly privileged for its culture, tradition, heritage & language it consists 30 districts each of them has some famous places to visit covering with nature surroundings, historical places & temples.

It as being one of the most tourism states in India were domestic or international travelers is very often visiting the places as they would like to make temple tourism.

Apt To Act as a traveler’s guide in the intention of your traveling wellness we would like to share the list of top 10 famous temples in Karnataka lead to reduce the chances mission out seeing those ancient historical, architectural & spiritual place.

Dharmasthala Sri Manjunatheshwara Temple

Dharmasthala Manjunath Temple is popularly known for holistic place predominately worshiping Lord Shiva represent as Manjunatheshwara located in Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka, India. History says the place where Dharma stands (in Indian religion) it represents as the eternal law of the cosmos stays, associate with Nethravathi River. The Guardian of the temple Heggade (Jain) with immense responsibilities look after their devotee & bhaktas by providing Food (annadanam) usually called as Prasada. Yearly Once Lakshadeepa (the festival of lights) will be celebrated with great dignity by the devotion of Lord Shiva in the month of Nov-Dec.

Kukke Sri Subramanya Temple

Kukke Sri Subramanya Temple is one another famous temple located in Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka, India. It’s a Hindu Temple worshiping Lord Kartikeya known as Subramanya. History informs Vasuki (god of all serpents) & with other serpents taken shelter under Lord Subramanya to safeguard from Garuda (Eagle). Kumara Parvatha is behind the temple gives great pleasant nature look & as well Shesha Parvatha (mountain) seems like six head cobra is protecting the temple. This temple is familiarly known to perform puja from the devotees to overcome the curse of Snake (Sarpa Dosha).

Kollur Mookambika Temple

As the Name Kollur Mookambika Temple represent its location, yes the temple located in Kollur, Udupi District in Karnataka, India. Worshiping Hindu Goddess Parvathi Devi incarnation as Mookambika. History says Goddess Parvathi Devi killed the demon mooka, earlier the demon who had a wish to get blessings as he wishes from the god, so he was giving trouble to others hence, Parvathi devi made the demon speechless (mooka) named as mookasura even though he didn’t learn a lesson because of this reason he was killed by Goddess Parvathi hence the name she got as Mookambika. In this temple yearly once special puja was conducting by devotees at Navratri Festival.

Murudeshwar Temple

Murdeshwar Temple is one of the famous place worshiping Lord Shiva located in Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka, India. It is familiarly known for its World’s Second tallest Shiva statue, behind the statute it surrounded by the coast of Arabian Sea looks beautiful. History says the name Murudeshwar entitled as in the period of Ramayana (Treta Yuga). It is the best place to get a spectacular view with the pleasant atmosphere by stepping into the huge tower.

Udupi Sri Krishna Temple

Sri Krishna Temple is one the most well-known temple across in India, geographically located in the city of Udupi, Karnataka. As history says, the idol of Lord Krishna established in the intention of worshiping Krishna by the devotees & it contains a story behind the establishment. Usually, we can’t see the idol of Lord Krishna through the entrance of the temple as the idol Lord Krishna facing towards the back, as it holds a story behind on that. We are able to see the idol of Lord Krishna through a window called as “kanakana kindi”.

Gokarna Mahabaleshwar Temple

Mahabaleshwar Temple is one of the best Hindu temple constructed in the Dravidian architectural style located in Gokarna, Uttara Kannada district in Karnataka, India. It is one more place were devotees worshiping Lord Shiva (Atma-Lingam) popularly known as Kashi of the south called “Dakshina Kashi” there is also a Ganapathi temple. The story behind the temple is as Ravana who holds Atma-Linga was tricked by Lord Ganapathi who placed Atma-Linga later temple has built & worshiping Atma-Linga.

Horanadu Annapoorneshwari Temple

Anna (Ahara) describe in the English word as “Food”. Annapoorneshwari Temple is well-known Hindu Temple dedicatedly worshiping Annapoorna (Parvati) Goddess situated in the banks of river Bhadra. The temple is also known as Sri Kshetra Horanadu Temple even it has a historical story behind the construction of a temple which is located in Horanadu, Karnataka, India. It is must visit place as well the idol of the goddess seems so beautiful while seeing the idol we can feel some unexplainable moments connected with spiritually. It is strongly believed that people who visit the temple & prays towards the goddess will never stay with hungry in their whole life.

Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple

Kateel Durga Parameshwari Temple is another famous temple located in Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka, India. It is well-known holiest Hindu Temple worshiping Goddess Durga situated in the banks of river Nandini familiar to a tributary of Netravati River. It is situated nearby the place of Udupi while traveling on the way to visit the famous Udupi Sri Krishna Temple you can cover the holistic place too.

Sigandur Chowdeshwari Temples

Sigandur is well-known by its famous Chowdeshwari Temple situated in a small village which is located in the Sagara Taluk, Karnataka, India. The village is surrounded three sides by Sharavathi River & facilitate for the people with 2 barge who willing to visit & get goddess vision which carries vehicles. In this temple, special puja will be worshiped during in the month of June to July known as Ashada month.

Mysore Chamundeshwari Temple

Mysore is familiarly known for its best tourism place covering a lot of places like Mysore Palace, Zoo, Brindavan Gardens & many other. Among them, Chamundeshwari Temple is one of the most famous Hindu Temple worshiping goddess Durga was known as Chamundeshwari usually called it as Naada Devathe situated in the top of Chamundi Hills located in Mysore, Karnataka, India. In this temple special puja will be conducted for various Hindu Festivals like Aashada Shukravara, Navaratri & many other. One of the most important festivals was celebrated during the month of October known as Dussehra consisting of a historical story behind the celebration familiarly known by all across India.

Well, in the state of Karnataka, India many famous holistic Hindu Temples are there among those huge lists we, Apt To Act able to list out only 10 of them in our upcoming blogs will try to cover left out famous Hindu Temples located in Karnataka State in India.

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