This is a temple located in kollur, which is located in the kodachadri peak. This temple is dedicated to Parvathi Devi. In this temple, the goddess is in the form of Jyothi-linga which means its the combination of both shiva and Shakthi. Its believed that the statue of the goddess is installed by adi Shankara.
According to Puranas that adi Shankaracharya is a devote of Saraswathi and he prayed Saraswathi for her existence in Kerala so that she appeared and agreed to fulfil his vow. He asked the goddess to come to Kerala along with him and she agreed for that with a condition that he shouldn’t look back until Kerala reaches. Shankaracharya can’t fell the presence of the goddess and turned back so that she stopped at that place and became a statue. After the continuous pleading, she accepted to move to Kerala and stayed there as mookambika Devi from noons and as Lakshmi Devi in chottanikar temple in the mornings.
What Are The Possible Ways To Reach Mookambika Temple:
There is no direct transport facility to reach kollur but there are three possible ways to reach the temple as
- by air
- by bus
- by train
- By Air: Bajpe is the nearest airport which is 106 km from kollur
- By Bus: Mangalore which is 173 km and this is the nearest bus stand to reach kollur
- By Train: Weekly a train from Mangalore to kollur is available. The names and train numbers are as given below
- a train Mumbai express(12134) at 18:45
- a train matsyaganda express(12620) at 17:00
- a train madgaon express(02636) at 17:58
- a train madgon express(22636) at 10:54.
Where Is Kollur Mookambiika Temple Located:
This temple is located in kollur, kundapur taluk, Udupi district, Karnataka.
The kollur temple will be opened at 5:00 a.m and closes at 6:00 p.m. A brief explanation about the temple timings is given as below.
|Opens at||5 a.m|
|Pooja starts at||6:30 a.m|
|Darsham at||7:15 a.m|
|Dhanta dhavan Mangala Arathi||7:30 a.m|
|Panchamrutham abhishekham||7:45 a.m-8:00 a.m|
|Mangala arathi||8:00 a.m-8:15 a.m|
|Mangala Arathi||12:30 p.m|
|Bali puja||12:45 p.m|
|closes||1:30 p.m-3:00 p.m|
|Thurthu Mangala arati||7:15 p.m|
|Salam Mangala arati||7:30 p.m|
|Bali Mangala arati||8:00 p.m|
|Kasya Mangala Arathi||8:45 p.m|
|Temple closes by||9:00 p.m|
Festivals Celebrated In Kollur Mookambika Temple:
The following are the festivals that are celebrated in the temple are as described below
- The annual festival
- ashwagandha brahmakalashotsava
- Chandrika home
Pooja And Seva Details Of Kollur Mookambika Temple:
The following gives information about the seva details of the temple.
|Friday pooja with coconut naivedya for 1 year||weekly||1300/-|
|Friday pooja with rice, coconut, naivedya for 1 year||weekly||2000/-|
|Ganahoma of 1 coconut||daily||150/-|
|Mookambika alankara pooja||daily||75/-|
|Nanda Deepa for 1 year||daily||5000/-|
|Nithya naivedyam for 1 month||daily||800/-|
|Noth gate darshan||daily||100/-|
|Thulabara seva kanike||daily||300/-|
Brahmostavam Details Of Kollur Mookambika Temple:
Brahmotsavam is called as ashtabhanda brahmakalashotsava which is celebrated for every 12 years. In this festival, abhisheka is performed 1008 times with kleshas which are the water vessels that consist of 1000 silver vessels and 8 gold vessels. Sahasra abhisheka is performed in the presence of springer jagadguru Shree Shree Bharathi theertha Swamiji. The ashtabhanda brahmakalashotsava and atirudra Mahayana, sahasra Chandi Mahayana is performed with 200 priests.
Dressing Rules In Kollur Mookambika Temple:
There are strict rules that are to be followed by the men and women while entering the temple as men should not wear upper clothes they have to enter barely or with a white kurta with a dhoti
Women should wear sarees or half sarees or kurtas with dupattas. western wear is strictly restricted to the temple.
Sri Mookambika Temple,
Kollur, Kundapura Taluk,
Pin: 576 220,
Email ID: email@example.com,
Phone number: 08254-258221.