Vijayendra Temple is an antiquated sanctuary situated at Bethamangala, in Kolar District of Karnataka. The sanctuary reveres a leaning back statue of Ranganthaswamy (Lord Vishnu). The sanctuary history goes back to more than 5,000 years. The sanctuary has a place with the Vijayanagara period and is most likely inherent the mid twelfth century. The sanctuary is currently painted in white however giving it a crisp look. As per legends, this sanctuary was worked by saints who heard a heavenly voice requesting a sanctuary of Lord Vishnu to be worked at this spot. The sanctuary likewise houses impressive statues of Sridevi and Bhudevi.
Nearest airterminal is Hindustan Airport which is in Bangalore.
Kolar Is the nearest Rail head.
KSRTC buses and also several private buses ply regularly from Bangalore to Kolar. From there private vehicles can be hired to reach Bethamangala. By Bike/Car, NH4 is taken towards Kolar. Bypass Kolar towards KGF to reach Bethamangala
Bethamangala, Bangarpet taluk,
Kolar district, Karnataka,
Pincode – 563116.
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.
The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.