Mookambika Temple

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Mookambika Temple
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Kollur, Karnataka 576220, Kollur, Karnataka 576220
Temple overview

Mookambika temple is located at Kollur, Karnataka. This is an ancient temple that has a lot of history attached to it. The temple can be reached easily from the states of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, and Karnataka. One can take a train or bus ride to reach this temple. Mookambika temple is approximately 135 Km away from Mangalore. This famous temple is exactly situated on the foot of Western Ghats. Thousands of devotees from all over India come to visit this temple. There are lots of things to talk about this particular temple, especially about Kollur Mookambika temple history. Gold plated crest and copper roofs pose to be the main attractions of this temple. Lying in the Kundapur region of the state of Karnataka, this temple is quite an attraction to people. The never drying river Sauparnika lies just beside the Mookambika temple. According to Mookambika temple history, this temple is the only one that is dedicated to Parvathi, the Goddess. The creation of this temple is believed to have been done by Parashurama. People of Tamil Nadu especially take much interest in this temple. Parvathi is called Thai Mookambika in Tamil. So, we can guess how the temple has been named. History has it that Parvathi had killed Kamsasuran who has become powerful through his penance while staying there. There is a golden line that has become widespread on the left side of the Linga. Veerabadra, Shiva and Ganapathi helped the Goddess successfully to make Kamsasura dumb. This is how he started to be called Mookasuran. This name was given to him because ‘Mooka’ means dumb. Eventually, Parvathi killed him with her chakra. This incident took place on the night of Shukla Ashtami. After this, Devi came to be popularly known as Kollur Devi Mookambika. The divine energy of the Devi came to be worshipped with the lingam by Kola Maharishi. When you visit the temple, you will be able to see this lingam as the main deity. Worshippers call this Jyothirlingam. To be precise, Devi Mookambika endorses four arms and three eyes. In her hands, she has the divine disc and conch. The other pilgrimages constitute the temples of Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha, Lord Subramanya and others, Mookambika temple is the only temple that is devoted to Parvathi. Mookambika temple is one of the most auspicious shrines for Hindus. This temple has emerged to be the holiest of Siddhi Kshethras in the entire world today.
According to Mookambika temple history, this temple is the only one that is dedicated to Parvathi, the Goddess. The creation of this temple is believed to have been done by Parashurama. People of Tamil Nadu especially take much interest in this temple. Parvathi is called Thai Mookambika in Tamil. So, we can guess how the temple has been named. History has it that Parvathi had killed Kamsasuran who has become powerful through his penance while staying there. There is a golden line that has become widespread on the left side of the Linga. Veerabadra, Shiva and Ganapathi helped the Goddess successfully to make Kamsasura dumb. This is how he started to be called Mookasuran. This name was given to him because ‘Mooka’ means dumb. Eventually, Parvathi killed him with her chakra. This incident took place on the night of Shukla Ashtami. After this, Devi came to be popularly known as Kollur Devi Mookambika. The divine energy of the Devi came to be worshipped with the lingam by Kola Maharishi. When you visit the temple, you will be able to see this lingam as the main deity. Worshippers call this Jyothirlingam. To be precise, Devi Mookambika endorses four arms and three eyes. In her hands, she has the divine disc and conch. The other pilgrimages constitute the temples of Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha, Lord Subramanya and others, Mookambika temple is the only temple that is devoted to Parvathi. Mookambika temple is one of the most auspicious shrines for Hindus. This temple has emerged to be the holiest of Siddhi Kshethras in the entire world today

Temple Timings
Monday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sunday
5:00 am - 1:30 pm, 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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