Basroor, the historical town of Kundapura taluk on the banks of Varahi River was the vibrant harbour and centre of trade. Though, the town lost significance as a trade centre now, it is a home to over 40 religious sites. Being a century old, the temple was visited by the Swamis of all mutts including Kashi Samsthana and Gokarna Parthagali Mutt. The presiding deity is Sri Mahalasa Narayani.
About The Temple
The temple was recently renovated. The temple now adorns a new look with magnificent 49 ft. structure with a 3000 sq ft main tower. The temple architecture attracts the devotees. Various puranas and stories have been carved in the tower. The craft on the windows, doors of the temples are worth seeing.
How to Reach
Mangalore airport is the nearest airport.
Udupi railway station is the nearest railhead.
There are regular buses from other major cities to Udupi.
Shri Mahalasa Narayani Temple
Karnataka, Pin code - 576 21.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Freedom from diseases
- Relief from adverse effects from bad planetary aspects
- Relief from bondage
Achutham Keyshavam Rama Narayanam Krishna Damodaram Vasudevam Harim Shridharam Madhavam Gopika Vallabham Janaki Nayakam Ramachandram Bhajey
Meaning -Oh Lord who cannot be perished, who also has names like Keshava, Rama, Damodara, Narayana, Sridhara, Madhava, Krishna, Ramachandra the beloved of Janaki, let me say your name regularly.
Vasudeva Sutham Devam Kamsa Chanoora Mardhanam Devaki Paramanandham Krishnam Vande Jagathgurum
Meaning -I bow to you O Krishna, the ultimate guru, Devaki and Vasudeva's son, and the destroyer of Kamsa and Chanur.
Adharam Madhuram Vadanam Madhuram Nayanam Madhuram Hasitam Madhuram Hridayam Madhuram Gamanam Madhuram Mathuraa Dhipate Rakhilam Madhuram
Meaning -Meaning - Sweet are Your lips, sweet is Your face, sweet are Your eyes, sweet is Your smile, sweet is Your heart, sweet is Your gait, O Lord of Mathura, everything about You is sweet.
Alokya Mathur Mukha Madarena Sthanyam Pibantham Saraseeruhaksham Sachinmayam Devam Anantha Roopam Balam Mukundam Manasa Smarami
Meaning -I think of this Balamukundan as the one who looks lovingly at his mother's face while taking milk from her, who has eyes similar to the red lotus, who is the embodiment of truth and intelligence and other forms.
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.