Venkatapura is a town in the Gadag locale of Karnataka State in India, around 15 kilometers (9.3 mi) from Gadag. Inside the town is the sanctuary committed to Lord Venkateshwara. The Lord Venkateshwara Temple was remodelled by Brahmananda Swami, a devotee of Gondavalekar Maharaj a sage from Gondavale, in Satara District of Maharashtra in the start of the twentieth century. As indicated by a legend, Lord Venkatesh showed in a stone set inside cowdung for a devotee, who couldn't go to pay tribute to him at Tirupati. It is proposed that sightseers ought to visit this sanctuary, which is found 15 km from Gadag, looking for serenity and endowments of Lord Venkatesh. In this sanctuary Arati is performed at 12 noon and prasad is distributed after that.
Nearest airport is Hubli Airport.
Gadag is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular trains. Venkatapura is 15 Kms from Gadag.
There is a single bus service in the morning around 7 am from Hubli via Gadag. A hired taxi takes one hour from Gadag.
Venkatapura, Gadag district,
Pincode – 582113.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Freedom from diseases
- Relief from adverse effects from bad planetary aspects
- Relief from bondage
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.
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.
Morning 6:00 am to Evening 9:00 pm