Mangaladevi Temple, Mangalore, Karnataka

In this article I have written about the Mangaladevi Temple which is one of the nearest temples of Mangalore. I have also discussed here about how to reach the Mangaladevi Temple by bus or train too..

Mangaladevi Temple, Mangalore Karnataka

The location of the Mangaladevi Temple is the place namely Bolara in the Mangalore city of Bangalore. The Managaladevi Temple has been located exactly 3 km away from the core city of Mangalore city of Karnataka.

One of the histories says that the name "Mangalore" has been extracted from the name of the goddess of this Mangaladevi Temple, Mangala. Most of us would have known also that the name Mangalore is also known as Mangaloru. The forts situated around the Mangaladevi temple which is one of the Karnataka Temples are known as Mangal. The Kerala people are calling the Mangalore city such as Mangalapuram and the words Mangalapuram has been taken from the Sanscrit language.

Festivals celebrated in the Mangalapuram temple

Navaratri is one of the special festivals performed in the main cities of Karnataka as, Mysore. The relation of the Mangaladevi temple with the Navarathiri is, during the seventh day of the Navarathri celebrations the Goddess of the Mangaladevi Temple, Mangaladevi will be worshiped with the name, Sharadhamba and at the eighth day of navarathri, the Goddess Mangaladevei will be worshiped with the name Maarikamba. And by the way, when we are talking about the NavarathriPoojas, most of us may have the common question in our mind that,

Which day of Navarathri is celebrated as the AayudaPooja?

The eighth day of the Navarathri is celebrated as the AayudaPooja. During the Aayudapooja, the weapons, the tools that have been used for the profession will be worshiped and thanked in the name of Goddess durga. The other name of the ninth and final day of the navarathiri is Mahanavmi and the Rathothsava carried out on the particular day of Navarathiri will have a huge number of devotees to attend. The statue of the Godess will be kept on a chariot and the chariot will be moved by means of thick rope pulling by the people. This ride will be ended at the place known as Marnamikatte.

Specials in Mangaladevi Temple, Mangalore, Karnataka

The belief about the Mangaladevi goddess among the people is still existing with elite. Another belief on the Mangaladevi goddess is, the maiden will get their perfect match shortly if they are believing and praying the Mangaladevi Goddess by following the MangalaParvatiVrata

Ganeshotsav celebration at the Mangaladevi Temple

Another important event in the Mangaladevi temple is the Ganeshotsav. During the Ganeshotsav celebration at the Mangaladevi Temple, a very big Ganesh Lord's statue will be erected and the statue will be put in the Uppinakote which is very close to the Hoige Bazar.

How to reach the Mangaladevi Temple by bus

As we have discussed above, the Mangaladevi Temple is situated just 3 km away from the Mangalore City of Karnataka. If you are choosing the bus services to go Mangaladevi temple, then is available, and the auto rickshaws facility is also available from the bus termination to the mangaladevi temple. bus numbers to reach Mangaladevi Temple, Mangalore are 27, 27A and 29A.

How to reach mangaladevi Temple by train

The Mangaladevi Temple has got many railway connections to the temple is about 3 km from the Mangalore city railway station

Contact details of Mangaladevi Temple

MahatobharaShriMangaladevi Temple,
Mangalore - 575 001.
Phone number for the Mangalore Mangaladevi temple: 0824- 425476 (Office)

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