• Durga

Vanadurga Temple


Vanadurga Temple is situated in Denthadka Village in Bantwal Taluk of Dakshina Kannada area. The sanctuary is devoted to Goddess Vanadurga. Vanadurga is one of the intense gods of Coastal Karnataka and the sanctuary pulls in substantial number of devotees from all spots of Karnataka. In the year 2001, the Vanadurga sanctuary was found supernaturally in the close-by woodland in totally demolished condition. Later, the Vanadurga Temple was revamped and recently built by under the perfect direction of His Holiness Sri Raghaveshwara Bharati Swamiji of Ramachandrapura Mutt, Hosanagara. After remodel, Brahmakalashotsava was done in Jan 2005. The sanctuary premises likewise houses hallowed places devoted to Lord Ganapathi and Shastara. There is an effective Nagasannidhi close sanctuary.


Jaganmatha Sri Vanadurga, the intense divinity of the sanctuary is currently drawing in an extensive no of devotees from all corners to offer supplications in this way to satisfy their desires. There are plentiful proofs to demonstrate that Sri Vanadurga has offered full elegance on the devotees for the following prayers-marriage alliance, health and wealth, education, jobs, purchase and sale of properties, protection from evil effects, accidents, and life threatening diseases.



The nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport at Bajpe.


The nearest railway station is at Bantwal.


The Vanadurga Temple is located very close to National Highway NH48 (Bangalore-Mangalore Highway).

Temple Address

Sri Vanadurga Temple,
Bantwal taluk,
Dakshina Kannada District,
Karnataka - 574325.


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

  • Trouble-free marital life
  • Removal of physical ailments
  • Freedom from economic Problems
  • Fearless disposition

Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Maatrirupena Sansthitah Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Shaktirupena Sansthitah Yaa Devii Sarvabhuuteshhu Shaantirupena Sansthitah Namastasyaih Namastasyaih Namastasyaih Namo Namah

Meaning -Goddess Durga is omnipresent and a personification of the universal mother, who is omnipresent and who embodies power and energy. Oh great mother, who also embodies peace, I bow to you, mother, I bow to Durga and I bow to Shakti.

Ayi Giri Nandini Nandita Medini Vishva Vinodini Nandi Nute Giri Vara Vindhya Shiro Adhi Nivaasini Vissnnu Vilaasini Jissnnu Nute Bhagavati He Shiti Kannttha Kuttumbini Bhuri Kuttumbini Bhuri Krte Jaya Jaya He Mahissaasura Mardini Ramya Kapardini Shaila Sute

Meaning -I offer my salutations to the mountain's daughter, who fills the world with joy, who is praised by Nandi, who lives on Vindhya's summits, who gives joy to Her brother Lord Vishnu and who Lord Indra praises, Oh Goddess who is Lord Shiva's consort and who created abundance. The destroyer of the demon Mahishasura, the one with beautiful hair and the mountain's daughter, victory to you.

Madhu Kaittabha Vidhvamsi Vidhaatr Varade Namah Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi

Meaning -Oh Devi Durga, we salute you for destroying Madhu and Kaitabha and granting Lord Brahma the boon of protection. Please bestow on me spiritual beauty, victory and glory and crush my inner enemies.

Mahissaasura Nirnaashi Bhaktaanaam Sukhade Namah Ruupam Dehi Jayam Dehi Yasho Dehi Dvisso Jahi

Meaning -We salute Goddess Durga who destroyed Mahishasura, the demon, who bestows a lot of happiness on Her devotees. Please bestow on me spiritual beauty, victory and glory and crush my inner enemies.


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