• Shakti

Gangamma Devi Temple

Overview


Sri Gangamma Devi Temple is located near the Kadu Malleshwara temple on 2nd Temple Street, Malleswaram layout, in the north-western area of Bangalore city.A popular Goddess in India, Gangamma is a Nada Devathe's (Local deity) in Bangalore. A permanent temple was consecrated in honor of the Goddess in the year 2004.The main deity of the temple is Gangamma or the Goddess Ganga, who is also considered to have manifested on Earth as the River Ganga and an incarnation of Shakti.


Festivals


A 'Jathra' or 'Jathre' is a annual religious fair and festival that is held in honor of various Saints and Local deities in the Southern states. (Such as the Yellamma Jathre in Yellamma Temple, Saundatti, the Nayakanahatti Jathre at the Nayakanahatti Thipperudra Swamy temple The Gangamma Jathre in Bangalore has been a tradition since 1928 and is currently held around the Malleswaram Gangamma temple. The event is normally held over a three day period and sees thousands of devotees arriving from across Bangalore and nearby areas.


Prasad and Offering


The temple and the deity are specially decorated and devotees offer Ragi Ganji (gruel) to the Goddess, along with the traditional flowers, coconut and fruit.


How to Reach


The nearest airport and railway station are in Bangalore. One can also each Bangalore by road.


Temple Address


Sri Gangamma Devi Temple, Charitable Trust,
1408/1, 2nd Temple Road,
Malleswaram, Near Kaadu Malleswara Temple,
Bangalore, Pincode – 560003, Karnataka
India.

Significance

Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Moksha
  • Removal of sins
Shlokas

Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Shakthi Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha

Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as Shakti in all beings.

Moola Mantra Om Dhum Durgayai Namaha

Meaning -

Sarva Mangala Maangalye Sive Sarvaardha Saadhike, Saranye Tryambake Gauri Naarayani Namosthuthe

Meaning -We offer you our salutations, Oh auspicious Naraayani, who is the good of all good, who can achieve everything and can offer refuge, Oh three-eyed Gowri.

Saranaangatha Dheenaartha Parithraana Paraayane Sarvasyaarthi Hare Devi Naaraayani Namosthuthe

Meaning -We offer salutations to you, Oh Narayani, who has the infinite power of creating, preserving and destroying. You are the basis and epitome of the 3 gunas.

Timings

The temple is open from 07 AM to 12 Noon and 05 PM to 8:45 PM.

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