Dharmasthala Manjunatha Temple, located at the banks of netravadi river
Dharmasthala Manjunatha Temple, pooja timings, festivals
Dharmasthala Manjunatha Temple is an ancient hindu temple in India is about 800 years old. the prime deity of the temple is lord shiva worshiped as majunatha located at dakshina kannada district of karantaka state. the temple located at the foot of western ghats and surrounded with the beauty of Arabian sea so that the temple architecture and the nature beauty will provide a scenic attraction for the visitors. Dharmasthala Manjunatha Temple located at the banks of netravadi river. It is a panchayath village. the priest of the temple are shivali brahmins who belongs to vaishnava and the temple administration mangaged by the pergades that are the jain families.
It is believed that the temple was built in 1200 CE.Dharmasthala Manjunatha Temple is one of the fanoous shiva temples in Karnataka thare are many devotees reach at Dakshina Kannada for achieve the blessings of lord shiva and also they became a part of kannada tourism because the place welcomes all of you by its vast nature beauty. The temple follows a strict dress code in the temple and children below 2 ages are not allowed to entering at the temple. devotees must take care of co – operate with the queue. Dharmasthala Manjunatha Temple open at 5.30 am for morning rituals and close at 2.00 pm, then reopen for evening rituals at 5.00 pm, after the daily rituals the sanctum close at 8’0 clock.
Mahasivarathri and laksha deepolsava are the main festivals hosts at the Dharmasthala Manjunatha Temple. Dharmasthala is a main city which connect to other cities easily by the KSRTC services. Mangalore railway station is the nearest railway station is located at a distance about 74 km. Mangalore airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 65 km. the pilgrims who focused to Dakshina kannada either by private vehicles or rickshaws from mangalore
Address: Sri Kshetra Dharmasthala, Dakshina Kannada, Dharmasthala, Karnataka 574216
Phone: 082562 77121