The Saraswathi sanctuary inside the Trikuteshwara sanctuary complex in Gadag, Karnataka is perfectly cut, with sparkling columns and a yard with amazing carvings. The first divinity of Saraswathi Devi got to be harmed by age and vandals, and a recently cut murti has now been introduced in a nearby hallowed place. There is likewise a murti of Adi Shankaracarya here. The sanctuary is being saved and secured by the Archeological overview of Inda.
How to Reach Gadag
Nearest airport is Hubli Airport.
Gadag is well linked to other major cities of the country via regular trains. Venkatapura is 15 Kms from Gadag.
Gadag is well linked by road from all District headquarters of Karnataka.
Trikuteshwara Temple Complex,
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
Sarasvatii Namastubhyam Varade Kaamaruupini Vidyaarambham Karishhyaami Siddhirbhavatu Me Sadaa
Meaning -Saraswati, you are the provider of boons and the one, who grants all our wishes. As I begin my studies, I bow to the you to help me make it fruitful and make me succeed in all my efforts.
Yaa Kundendu Tushaarahaara Dhavalaa Yaa Shubhra Vastraavritaa Yaa Veenaa Varadanda Manditakaraa Yaa Shveta Padmaasanaa Yaa Brahmaachyuta Shankara Prabhritibihi Devaih Sadaa Pujitaa Saa Maam Pattu Sarasvatee Bhagavatee Nihshesha Jaadjyaapahaa
Meaning -May the blessed Saraswathi, Goddess Bhagavati, who is the deity for learning and who removes our laziness, protect us. She who is like the jasmine flower, pure and white, who is like the full moon, who is dressed in a clean robe and holds the veena. She who sits on a white lotus and is revered by the holy trinity - Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva and other Gods.
Ya Devi Stuyate Nityam Vibhuhairvedaparagaih Same Vasatu Jihvagre Brahmarupa Saraswati
Meaning -May Goddess Saraswathi who is the Goddess of knowledge and is appreciated by the learned ones who have mastered the Shastras and who is the wife of the creator, reside on my tongue.
Shrii Saraswatii Namahstubhyam Varade Kaama Ruupini Twaam Aham Praarthane Devii Vidyaadaanam Cha Dehi Me
Meaning -I bend down unto you O Goddess, the one who grants all her devotees' wishes, to uplift me with knowledge.
The temple is open from 07:00 am to 12:00 pm and from 04:00 pm to 08:00 pm.