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Pilgrimages and Temples of Karnataka


1. Pilgrimages and Temples by Deities:

  1. Rama: Hampi (Vijayanagara district): Identified with Kishkindha mentioned in the Valmiki Ramayana.
    - Sri Rama visited Kishkindha during his forest exile and made friendship with Sugreeva. (Valmiki Ramayana)
  2. Rama: Anegundi (Koppal district): Identified with Kishkindha mentioned in the Valmiki Ramayana.
    - Sri Rama visited Kishkindha during his forest exile and made friendship with Sugreeva. (Valmiki Ramayana)
  1. Krishna: Udupi - Krishna Temple (Udupi district): A Mukti Sthala of Karnataka.
    - A famous pilgrimage of Sri Krishna associated with Sri Madhavacharya.
  1. Shiva: Gokarna (Uttara Kannada district): A Paadal Petra Sthalam [Thirugokarnam] (PP-9.1).
    - A Paadal Petra Sthalam.
  2. Shiva: Dharmasthala - Manjunatha Swamy Temple (Dakshina Kannada district)
    - A famous pilgrimage of Lord Manjunatha Swamy which is considered as a Dharma Kshetra.
  3. Shiva: Nanjangud - Srikantheshwara Temple (Mysore district)
    - Where Lord Shiva drank the poison emerging out of Samudra Manthana.
  1. Saraswati: Sringeri - Sharada Peeth (Chikmagalur district)
    - A math of Adi Shankara with the famous temple of Devi Sharada inside it.
  1. Parvati: Kollur - Devi Mookambika Temple (Udupi district): A Mukti Sthala of Karnataka.
    - Devi Mookambika made demon Kamhasura dumb (mooka) when he was about to ask for the boon of immortality from Lord Shiva.
  2. Banashankari: Badami - Devi Banashankari Temple (Bagalkot district)
    - A famous temple of Devi Banashankari.


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