Umarameshwar temple was erected by Maharaja Patawardhan of Jamkhandi. It is located in Bagalkot district. It is unlike the Rameshwaram temple which has ram thirtha. Here Lord Shiva is adorned with different alankars such as Bhuti Pooja, Mukut Alankar and Puspa Alankar.
The nearest airports are Sambre Airport (IXG), Belgaum, Karnataka and Hubli Airport (HBX), Hubli, Karnataka.
There are no regular trains from other major cities to Jamkhandi. Nearest train station is Chinchli.
Jamkhandi is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular buses.
Kacheri Rd, Jamkhandi,
Bagalkot District, Karnataka,
Pincode – 587301.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
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.
The temple is open from 05:00 am to 7:00 pm.