Shri Mahalasa Narayani Temple is Located at a town named Kumta, in the Uttara Kannada district of Karnataka, India. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Narayani who is also know as Goddess Lakshmi.
About The Temple
Shri Mahalasa Narayani temple is quite an old temple which established about 450 years ago in Kumta. The temple houses few unique and artistic wooden carvings on the ceiling of the Sandhya Mantap. The walls are artistically painted in red and white lime. There are also ancient mortar which are of historical importance. The temple reflects the dexterity of ancient Indian craftsmen and is surely a monument to be preserved. The wall paintings depicts several episodes from the epics Mahabharata and Ramayana. This temple is literally a museum of rare wooden carvings and wall paintings.
Pratishta Vardhanti Utsav
Chaitra Maasa Shukla Paksha Panchami
Pushpa Pooja on Last Sunday
Ashwin Maasa Shukla Paksha Pratipada
Shri Mahalasa Nutan Suvarna Shikhar Pratisthapana Darshan Prasad on Shashti, Dashami, Poornima and Vadya Padya, Shami Pooja on Dasara, Nagarotsav on Vadya Padya,
Ashwin Maasa Krishna Paksha Pratipada
Phalguna Maasa Krishna Paksha Pratipada to Panchami
How To Reach Kumta
The nearest located airports are the Mangalore International Airport and Goa International airport.
The railway station is hardly a kilometer away from the national highway.
Kumta is well connected to many townss and cities of the country. The National highway NH-17 passes through the town of Kumta while many state highways also connect the town to Sirsi and Hubli through Yellapur.
Shri Mahalasa Narayani Temple,
Kumta, Uttara Kannada district,
Karnataka, Pincode – 581343.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Freedom from diseases
- Relief from adverse effects from bad planetary aspects
- Relief from bondage
Adhilakshmi Namasthesthu Parabrahma Swaroopine Yeshodhehi Dhanamdehi Sarvakamamcha Dehimey Mangaley Mangaladhare Mangalya Manggalapradhey Mangalartham Mangalesi Mangalyam Dehime Sadaaaa
Meaning -Goddess Adilakshmi, the supreme Brahman, we offer our salutations to you and ask you to grant us wealth and prosperity. Fulfill our wishes O auspicious Goddess for you are auspiciousness personified and you grant auspiciousness. Grant us eternal happiness and prosperity.
Namasthesthu Mahamaye Sri Petesura Poojithey Sanguchakra Gatha Hasthey Mahalakshmi Namosthuthey Namasthey Garudaroodey Kolasurea Bayankari Sarva Papa Hare Devi Mahalakshmi Namosthutehy
Meaning -Oh all powerful Mahalakshmi, the seat of wealth and who devas worship, salutations to you, for you are one who has a conch, a disc and a mace in your hands.
Namastulasi Kalyaani Namo Vishhnupriye Shubhe Namo Moksha Pradey Devii Namah Sampatpradaayinee
Meaning -I bend down to Tulasi, who is so dear to Lord Vishnu and who bestows good luck on devotees, who helps one attain salvation and who bestows wealth on all devotees.
Samudra Vasaney Devi Parvathasthana Madale ; Vishnupatnii Namasthubhyam Paadha Sparsham Kshamashamey
Meaning -Oh Mother Earth, I beg your forgiveness for placing my feet on you, the one who wears oceans, forests and mountains and Lord Vishnu's wife, I bow to you.
The temple is open from 6 A.M to 9 P.M