Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka


Sringeri Sharada Temple is one of the famous pilgrimage centers in Karnataka. The information about the temple is mentioned in the below article.

Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka



Sringeri Sharada Temple is one of the famous pilgrimage centers in Karnataka. Goddesses Sharada Devi is the diety here. god Sharada Devi is the goddess of Knowledge, Music and arts. Sringeri is a taluk located in Chikamagalur district of Karnataka State. Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka is located on the Banks of the river Tungabhadra. Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka was first established by Adi Shankaracharya who was the Hindu theologian and exponent of Advaita Vedanta Philosophy in 8th Century. The original image of sandal wood was installed by Adi Sankaracharya, and it was replaced with a golden image, in the 14th century. Now the Sringeri Jagadguru takes care of the Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka. On the day of Vyasa Pooja, the Jagadguru first offers prayers in the morning to Sri Sharadambal, visits other temples and then performs the Vyasa Pooja in the presence of his disciples at Narasimhavanam. If Sri Adi Sankara is considered as the avatara of Shiva the Sringeri Jagadguru is believed to be an avatar of both Siva and Vishnu. It is considered to be very auspicious have darshan of the Jagadguru of Sringeri during the months of Chathurmasya.

The Shrines of Shakti Ganapati, Bhuvaneswari and Aadi Sankara can be seen here. Every Friday there will be a procession of Goddesses Sharadamba in a silver chariot around the temple.
She is one of the goddess celebrated during Navarathri festivals. There is also a dyanamadira of Sharada Devi where yogas are performed. There is a big veena kept for spectators view in Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka.

Sringeri Sharada Devi

Accomdation at Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka



There are a number of guest houses with modern facilities and Mandapamas have also been built by the Mutt for the convenience of devotees in Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka.

Some of the guest houses are namely Sri Shankara Krupa, Sri Bharathi Vihar, Sri Sharada Krupa & Yathri Nivas. Apart from these, there is also a TTD guest house in Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka. Low rent is charged from the pilgrims of Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka.

Facilities at Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka


- There is a big ground on the river bank for parking buses and cars.
- Hygienic Toilets and Bath rooms.
- Free Shoe- Keeping centre near the main entrance.
- Sale of Mutt books, Photos etc.,
- STD / ISD phone facilities.


How to reach Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka



One can reach Shringeri by Air, Bus or Train.

Reach Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka By Air

The nearest Airport to Sringeri is Mangalore International Airport Bajpe, which is at a distance of about 100 km away. There are domestic flights operated from Mangalore to many major cities in South India. Pre-paid taxis are available from airport to Sringeri, taxis will charge about Rs 1,300 to cover about 100 km.

How to reach Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka By Bus

Government bus services of Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka connect Sringeri with all cities in and around the city. Sringeri is well connected by bus to Bangalore, Chikmagalur, Udupi, Mangalore and Shimoga.

Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka By Train

Nearest railhead of Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka is at Udupi, which is connected by rail to Chiknagalur and other major cities in south India. Taxi cabs to Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka are available from Udupi to Sringeri and it charges less than Rs 1,000.

Contact details of Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka:-



Sri Sringeri Sharada Peetham
Postal Address: Administrator,
Sringeri Mutt and Its Properties,
Sringeri, Karnataka 577139.
Phone number of Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka: +91-8265-250123, 251627, 250594, 250022 & 250192.
Fax number of Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka:+91-8265-250792

E-mail addresses of Sringeri Sharada Temple - Sringeri, Karnataka:
1. Peetham - info@sringerisharadapeetham.org
2. Administrator- vrgowrishankar@sringerisharadapeetham.org (or) vrgowrish@yahoo.com
3. Research Centre - sarc@sringerisharadapeetham.org


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