Koodli is a little town situated at a separation of 15 Km from Shimoga city on Shimoga - Channagiri Road. This is one of the famous sanctuaries at Koodli built next to the Sangameshwara sanctuary. It is trusted that the god is introduced and venerated by Sri Prahlada child of Demon King Hiranya Kashupu.
How To Reach Koodali
The nearest airport is situated at Mangalore.
The nearest railway station is Shimoga Railway Station.
Koodli is well linked by road network.
Route Map from Bangalore to Koodli:
Bangalore - Tumkur - Tiptur - Arasikere - Kadur - Shimoga – Koodli
Route Map from Mysore to Koodli:
Mysore - Channarayapattana - Arasikere - Kadur - Shimoga - Koodli
Chintamani Narasimha Temple,
Koodali, Shimoga District, Karnataka,
India, Pincode – 577227.
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.