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Shree Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple


Biligiri Ranganna temple is situated in BR Hills at yelanduru taluk in Karnataka. This temple is Dedicated to ruler vishnu. Biligiri Ranganna temple, Mysore is roosted on the highest point of a slope and is inherent the Dravidian style of design. The slopes are said to be of Thiru Venkatanatha of Bilikal (white shake). There are critical and amazingly delightful figures of Saraswathi, Krishna and Anjaneya on the mainstays of the Biligiri Ranganna temple, Mysore. Consistently, a huge number of voyagers from each alcove and corner of the world visit this delightful temple.

About The Temple

Biligiri Rangana Betta actually implies Bilikal Betta in Kannada Language and Swetadri in Sanskrit houses the acclaimed authentic antiquated temple of Biligiri Ranganathaswamy. The slope temple is at around 5091 feet above ocean level and encompassed by a thick backwoods. The temple is at the separation of 24 Kms from Yalandur the Taluk head quarters town and around 48 Kms from Chamarajanagar District in Karnataka State.

The temple god Biligiri Ranganathaswamy an excellent idol of 5 feet in stature and said to have been Cascarnated by Sree Vashista Mahamuni of old time. On the conservative of a temple there is another temple worked for goddess Alamelu Ranganayakamma. The temple is of Dravidian design and said to have been revamped by Vishnuvardhana. The temple houses the symbols of Nammalvarji, Ramanujacharya and Venkatacharya the Vaisnava devotees. The historical backdrop of the temple goes back to the year 1667 and has been worked by the Then Paleyagar Sree Mudduraju of Hadinadu and these slopes were given as "Datti" to the Lord Poornaiah of the past Mysore Samstana of Wodeyar period left two towns to the temple as Dattigramas. There are different temples like Sree Gangadhareshwara temple, Sree Anjaneyaswamy temple and Sri Gajendraswamy temple at the nearby region of the primary temple Biligiri Ranganatha.

There are many intriguing unbelievable stories about the Lord Ranganathaswamy the temple god. An enormous combine of sandles has been kept in the temple Sanctum said to have been has a place with the Lord who use to wear the same and go round meandering in the woodland during the evening every day. The sandles are being supplanted once in three years as they are discovered product out. The villagers of about Boodi Tittu villagers offer the Sandles to the Deity once in at regular intervals as their offering to the ruler even at this point.

The Tribal occupant of Soliga Community living in their Podi the hutments at the Hillock consider master Ranganatha as their Bhava implies their Sisters spouse. It is said in their Janapada story that Lord Ranganatha on his one of the rounds in the timberland happens to meet the Soliga tribal young lady Kusumale and weds her in that capacity the Soliga tribals are partaking in the temple works amid Rathotsava period. It is likewise trusted that Lord Ranganatha use to meet Kusumale consistently on the appearance of chased Rabit.

There is an epic story, that the sage Parushurama compensation at this hillock and loved the Lord Ranganatha to turn out from his Matruhatya Dosha. A Riveret which takes its introduction to the world here is being brought in his name as Bhargavi a tributary of the River Cauvery. The hillock is additionally acclaimed for its monstrous Champaka tree privately called as Dodda Sampige which if of 2000 years of age, the tree is of 34 meters. At the foothills of the temple an Anjaneyaswamy temple devoted to Lord Hanuman additionally exists close Vadagere town. There is yet another antiquated Eshwara temple of Chola period situated at the heart of Yelandur town. The temple is of the time of the year 1500 AD and said to have been worked by the Then Palyagar Sri Devaraya. The temple called as Gaurishwara temple has a creatively made fine Sculptures insert into the dividers and columns.


The important festival is Dhanurmasa pooja, Sankranti Rathotsava, Vishesha pooja in the month of February, Maharathotsava Vana pooje and Kargalade festival- Ugadi festival is being observed in the Month of March.

How To Reach Shree Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple

The Nearest bus stop is BR Hills Bus station. The Nearest railhead is Chamaraja Nagar railway station. The Nearest Airport is Mandakalli domestic airport.

Temple Address

Shree Biligiri Ranganathaswamy Temple,
BR Hills, Yelanduru Taluk,
Chamarajanagara District,
Karnataka Pin - 571441.


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

  • Salvation
  • Wealth
  • Relief from diseases
  • Purchase of vehicles
  • Gain Knowledge

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.

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.


The temple is open from 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM

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