Shri Murudeshwara Temple Timings, History, Darshan Tickets

Shri Murudeshwara Temple is India’s second-largest statue of shiva. This temple is dedicated to lord shiva who is in the carnation of murudeshwara. The raja gopuram of this temple is 237.5 feet which are constructed on the hill of kanduka. There is the availability of lift to the top of the gopuram. The temple is covered with the Arabian sea on three sides of the temple. At the lord shiva temple of Shri, Rameshwaram is located and the shaneshwara statue is located next to the lord shiva statue. At the entry of the temple, there are two elephants as the guards to the temple

Shri Murudeshwara Temple Stala Puranam:

Its believed that the lord shiva had given asthma linga which is in his heart to Ravana. Murudeshwara is one of the Pancha kshetras of lord shiva in Karnataka. The mammoth statue which is built in a way that the sun rays will fall first on the statue. Its believed by the devotes to get prosperity they have to pour oil in the deep at look their face in the oil. The gopuram is the second-largest gopuram in the world.

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Where is Murudeshwara Temple Located:

The temple is located in bhakta taluk, murudeshwar, north Canara, Karnataka-581350.

Shri Murudeshwara Temple Timings:

The temple will be opened by 6:00 a.m and closed by 8:30 p.m and the temple will be closed from 1:00 p.m-3:00 p.m. The devotees are allowed to for darshan from 6:00 a.m-1:00 p.m, there will be pooja from 6:30 a.m-7:30 a.m, they will conduct maha pooja from 12:15 p.m -1:00 p.m, there will be break for 2 hours after the break darshan will be available from 3:00 p.m-8:30 p.m, the pooja in the night will be conducted from 7:15 p.m-8:15 p.m.

Festivals Celebrated At Murudeshwara Temple:

Two festivals are celebrated in the temple they are as given below

  1. maha Shivaratri: This festival is celebrated on the occasion of lord shiva and Parvathi marriage. Its believed by the devotees that the lord shiva neck changed blue on this day at the time of sagaramadanam as he drank poison.
  2. Karthik Purnima: This festival is celebrated in the Telugu months of karthika month this day is celebrated on the occasion of the birthday of Murugan who is the son of lord shiva.

Pooja And Seva Details Of Shri Murudeshwara Temple:

The following are the sevas that are conducted daily the list is as given below

seva Dedicated for
rudrabhishekam To shiva to remove all the sins
Panchamritha abhishekam To shiva with milk, honey, ghee, sugar, curd
Panchakajjaya To prasadam to the devotees
Bilvarchane  To shiva devotes offers Oliva leaves
Chandan abhishekam Bath to the idol of shiva with Chandan
bhasmarchane Applies ash to lord shiva
Navagraha pooja To nine gods who represent all the nine planets
Ekadasi Rudra The devotes worship all the eleven carnations of lord shiva
Aanastharpana To shiva
thelarche To shiva
shivasahasranama To lord shiva
Sudarshana Japa To lord shiva
Lalitha sahasranama pooja To Laksmi Devi
kumkumarchana To Lakshmi Devi
Durga Sahasrara To Durga Devi
Ganapati Sahasrara To lord Ganesh
Subramanya Sahasrara To lord subramanyeswara swami
Anjaneya Sahasrara To lord hanuman

How To Reach Murudeshwara Temple:

There are three ways to reach the temple as

  1. By air
  2. By train
  3. By road

By Air: Mangalore is the nearest airport to reach the temple which is 165 km

By Train: Murudeshwar is the nearest airport to reach the temple

By Road: There are regular buses that are available to Karnataka

Brahmotsavam Details At Murudeshwara Temple:

Brahmotsavam is not celebrated in this temple

  1. Gowri Niwas
  2. Shree Vinayaka residency
  3. Desk homestay
  4. Sea view beach resort
  5. Yesukrupa rooms
  6. Shree Vinayak residency
  7. moon star guest house
  8. Kamath yatri Nivas
  9. Runs residency

 Nearby Places And Visiting Places In Murudeshwara Temple:

The visiting places and famous places nearby temple are as given below

  1. Netrani island
  2. Murudeshwar beach
  3. Murudeshwara fort
  4. Statue park
  5. Bhatkal Beach
  6. Jamia masjid

Address And Contact Details Of Murudeshwara Temple:

The temple is located in bhakta taluk, murudeshwar, north Canara, Karnataka-581350.

contact number: +91 8385268524.


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