Narahari Parvatha Sadashiva Temple is temple dedicated to God Shiva which is situated at a separation of 28 kms from Mangalore in Bantwal taluk of Dakshina Kannada locale. Narahari Parvatha is encompassed by surrounding scenes and captivating greeneries. This is one of the most established Temples and it is situated on the highest point of the slope. One needs to climb the slope to reach this Temple. It is accepted that Nara and Hari are incarnations of Lord Vishnu and are said to have should have performed the repentance at this spot. There are lakes on the slope in the Shape of Shanka (Conch), Chakra (Wheel), Gadha (Weapon) and Padma (Lotus). It is likewise accepted that taking a sacred plunge in these lakes on Monday of the Karthika month is thought to be sacred.
As per a legend, Sri Krishna (God Hari) went with Arjuna (Nara) offered atonement here to free themselves from the sins committed during the Mahabharatha's Kurukshetra war. Ruler Hari as an indication of his visit sculpted Shanka (Conch), Chakra (Wheel), Gadha (Heavy Weapon) and Padma (Lotus) offering ascent to the four "Teerthakoopas" (Holy Ponds) which are available even today. Arjuna cleaned himself by showering in these blessed lakes and introduced the Shivalinga and installed it and henceforth the slope gets its novel name 'Narahari Sadashiva'.
About the temple
This slope which is acclaimed for its 'Sadashiva Temple' is 1,000 feet above ocean level keeping mythological secrets dating down to the time of Pandavas. It could be journey to the enthusiasts or an undertaking for the trekkers. It makes a move of 333 strides to achieve the top. The sheets that say 'Shiva' on the sides of the railing can be an inspiration for the devotees to stick to their climb and henceforth respect their god. When devotees achieve the top, the four "Teerthakoopas" are an amazing sight as they are beautifully sculptured in the shape of a Shanka (conch), Chakra (wheel), Gadha (weapon) and Padma (lotus). The surrounding perspective from the top can keep anybody pull to the ground for quite a long time. When you stand on this mountain, you can see Sulliamale, Ballamale on the eastern side and Kadenjamale on the southern side. With national expressway on one side and Mangalore Hassan line on the other, seeing the graceful Nethravathi River makes the perspective perfect. Not long after the brilliant nightfall, the lights from the adjacent towns, for example, Pane Mangaluru, Kalladka and B C street make us feel that we are looking at the stars from paradise.
Individuals throng this mountain at the time of 'Aati Amavasya' and 'Sona Amavasya' for Teerthasnana (Dip in the lakes). The Renovated Bramhakalasha foundation day, Shivaratri, Nagapanchami and Sri Ganesh Chaturthi are alternate celebrations celebrated with grandeur in this Temple. The last Monday of the Karthika month is thought to be an auspicious and lively day as different religious and social projects are held.
Taking a plunge in the lakes on this day is thought to be consecrated.Along these lines, individuals are seen running the slope amid this specific day. Devotees accept that by performing 'Baliwadu Seva' in this temple, individuals can defeat their apprehensions. By performing "Pasharpane" individuals can get help from breathing issues, by performing 'Thotilu Magu Seva', the infertile can be honored with kids and with Tender Coconut Abhisheka all the goals will be satisfied.
Temple remains open from 7AM in the morning till 7PM in the evening.
Morning: 8:30 AM Afternoon : 12:30 PM Evening : 6:30 PM
Nearby Airport :
Mangalore International Airport at Kenjar, Mangalore - About 12 Kms from Mangalore city
Nearby Railway station :
Bantwal Railway Station at BC Road - About 5 Kms
Nearby Bus station :
BC Road, Bantwal - Here devotees can avail bus services to almost all destinations.
Temple contact address:
Shree Narahari Parvata Sadashiva Temple, Panemangalore, Dakshina Kannada District, Karnataka State, INDIA.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- To overcome fears
- For relief from breathing problems
- For the gift of childbirth
- For wish fulfillment
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.