Scintillating Shringeri Package

Sringeri is a hill town and home to a number of historic temples. Of these, Sri Sharadamba temple and Sri Vidyashankara temple and parshwanath jain temple are very prominent. Other historic temples nearby are Hornadu, Kollur and Kalasa. It is the site of the first maṭha (Sringeri Sharada Peeta) established by Adi Shankara.

Package Includes

  • Accommodation

  • Food

  • Cab

  • Sthalapuranam

Itinerary Temples

  • Sri Lakshmi Narasimhar Temple
  • Chennakesava Temple
  • Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sharada Peetam
  • Sri Sharada Temple
  • Vidyashankara Temple
  • Annapoorneshwari Temple
  • Kalaseshwara Temple
  • Kedareshwara Temple, Hoysaleshwara Temple
  • Veera Narayana Temple.

Full Itinerary

Sri Lakshmi Narasimhar Temple
  • Sri Lakshmi Narasimhaswami temple is located in the township of Hole Narasipur in Hassan district.
  • It is believed to be built around 625 years back.
  • Vasishta Maharshi is said to have visited this place and prayed to Sri Narasimha Swami by constructing a Parnashale near the Hangaramara tree, which is the current temple place.
  • Sri Narasimha Swami is believed to have blessed him with his darshan on the early morning of Palguna Shuddha Poornima Puccha Nakshatra Day and asked him the reason for his penance.Vasishta Maharshi replied saying that he doesn't need anything for himself but requested Sri Narasimha Swami to fulfil the wishes of all the devotees who would come there to see him. For that reason, he also asked Sri Narasimha Swami to stay there only and he obliged.
  • The idol of Sri Narasimha Swami is a peaceful one and it sees Sri Lakshmi.
  • This place is also called as Trikutachala because 3 Vishnu Gods are present here, namely Sri Lakshmi Narayana, Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Swami and Sri Gopalakrishna.
  • This village is also called as Bhakti Vardhana Kshetra which means a palce which increases devotion.

Chennakesava Temple
  • The Chennakeshava Temple,originally called Vijayanarayana Temple was built on the banks of the Yagachi River in Belur.
  • Chennakesava ("handsome Kesava") is a form of the Hindu god Vishnu.
  • The main entrance to the complex is crowned by a Rajagopura (superstructure over entrance).
  • The Chennakesava temple is at the centre.
  • Two main sthambha (pillar) exist here. The pillar facing the main temple, the Garuda (eagle) sthambha and the pillar on the right, the Deepa sthambha (pillar with lamp).
  • The temple has three entrances and their doorways have decorated sculptures called dvarapalaka (doorkeepers) on either side.
  • The pillars inside the hall are an attraction and the most popular one is the Narasimha pillar which at one time could have revolved on its ball bearings.
  • Other interesting sculptures inside the mantapa are Sthamba buttalika (pillar with an image in frieze).

Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sharada Peetam
  • Jagadguru Sri Adi Shankara Bhagavatpada established the first of the four Amnaya Peethams at Sringeri.
  • Vedic scholars will congregate at Sringeri and perform Veda Parayana for the extant shakhas four Veda during Celebrations.
  • Special pujas will be performed at the shrine of Jagadguru Sri Adi Shankaracharya in the mornings, followed by pravachanas in the august presence of the Jagadgurus in the evenings.
  • Rathotsava of Jagadguru Sri Adi Shankaracharya will be conducted on the sixth day.

Sri Sharada Temple
  • The idol of presiding deity Mother Sharadambal is made of five metals – Aimpon in Tamil.
  • Mother is all merciful and smiling holding the honey pot in one hand, showing the Chin Mudra to the devotees and book in the left hand.
  • On the south side of the sanctum sanctorum is the shrine for Lord Bala Ganapathi and on the left is that of Lord Bala Murugan.
  • South of Ganapathi is the shrine for Acharya Sri Sankara facing north.
  • It should be understood that Mother Sharadambika is but Mother Maha Saraswathi who came down to earth as Upaya Bharathi playing a vital part in the mission of Acharya Sri Sankara (incarnation of Lord Shiva) to establish Sanatana Dharma through His Shanmatha Sthapana.
  • It is believed that Lord Shiva gifted the crystal Chandramouleeshwara Linga to Sri Adi Shankaracharya.
  • The Linga can still be visited and the Chandramouleeshwara Pooja is performed for the Linga every night at 8:30 PM.
  • People pray here for successful conclusion of delayed marriage proposals and for a bright education of their children.

Vidyashankara Temple
  • The Vidyashankara Temple was built in the year 1338 A.D.
  • On the western side is the Garbhagriha, with Vidya Ganapati on one side and Durga on the other side of the entrance.
  • On the other three sides of the Garbhagriha are shrines to Brahma, Vishnu and Maheshwara with their consorts.
  • The temple also houses ruby images of Venugopala and Srinivasa and a Nandi made out of a large pearl.
  • The twelve pillars are marked by the twelve signs of the zodiac in their regular order, and arranged in such a manner that the rays of the sun fall on each of them in the order of the twelve solar months.
  • The meditation of the Linga (Vidya Shankara Linga) in the sanctum and other Murtis will lead to Divine realization.

Annapoorneshwari Temple
  • The Annapoorneshwari Temple also called "Sri Kshethra Horanadu which is located in the thick forests and valleys of the Western Ghats.
  • The single image is of the Goddess Annapoorneshwari standing on a peeta with Shanku, Chakra, Sri Chakra and Devi Gayathri in her four hands.
  • The name Annapoorneshwari means "Feeding one and all".
  • All who visit this temple are provided with breakfast, lunch and dinner and also tea and coffee who need. And provide place to sleep on the temple premises.

Kalaseshwara Temple
  • The Kalaseshwara Temple is located in Kalasa town on the banks of the river Bhadra.
  • Kalasa is also known for the sacred Pancha theerthas.
  • Legend: The wedding of Parvati and Parameshwara was held in Kasi, and all the gods and Rishis and celestials assembled there. This caused the Northern plate to go down by the sheer weight of the divine personages.Lord Shiva requested Sage Agasthya to go south to create a balance. This implied that Sage Agasthya was so powerful that he alone would be enough to balance the combined divinity of the other wedding attendees. Sage Agasthya agreed, but expressed a wish to still witness the wedding. Lord Shiva granted him a boon saying wherever he halted and thought about it, he would be able to see the wedding ceremonies as if he were directly present. So, Sage Agasthya proceeded south, and the balance of the earth was restored.
  • Girija Kalyana – This is the celebration of the marriage of Shiva and Parvati.

Kedareshwara Temple,Hoysaleshwara Temple
  • The main deity is Ishwara (another name for the Hindu god Shiva).
  • The temple stands on the platform called jagati which is typically five to six feet in height and which can be reached by a flight of steps.
  • The outlay of the main shrine (Vimana) is star shaped (stellate) with two smaller shrines that have perforated windows (called Jali, literally, "sieve") on the sides.
  • The image of the deity of worship is missing in all three sanctums and the superstructure over all three shrines are lost.
  • Some noteworthy pieces of sculpture worthy of mention are the dancing Bhairava (a form of Shiva), Govardhana (the god Krishna lifting a mountain), the god Vishnu as Varadaraja, and a huntress.
  • Hoysaleswara temple is a temple dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva.
  • It was built in Halebidu during the rule of King Vishnuvardhana of the Hoysala Empire in the 12th century.
  • The towers of the shrines that are missing must have followed the star shape of the shrine, just as in many existing well-preserved towers in other Hoysala temples.[

Veera Narayana Temple
  • The Veera Narayana temple is located in Belavadi.
  • The Veeranarayana temple, is a trikutachala structure, having three shrines dedicated to Veeranarayana, Venugopala and Yoganarasimha.
  • The plan of the temple is unique in that two of the shrines face each other and are located on either side of a wide and spacious open mantapa (hall) containing thirty seven bays.
  • Legend as Ekachakranagara, Belavadi is said to be the place mentioned in Mahabharatha where Pandava prince Bheema killed the demon Bakasura and protected the village and its people.
  • A Festival called Bandi-Bana is celebrated annually by villagers in memory of Bhima slaying Bakasura.
  • Breakfast for 2 persons.
  • Transportation in AC Etios/Dzire cabs.
  • Hotel accommodation based on type of package (standard/deluxe/premium) chosen. The price mentioned in this package is for family of two members sharing a single room. For extra person, please place a separate request with us.
  • Room type is Standard A/C Room in 2 star hotel.
  • Toll charges and driver's allowance.
  • Upon booking confirmation, the sthalapuranam of temples mentioned in the itinerary will be sent through email.
  • No extra charges for one child below the age of five.
  • Package does not include lunch and dinner.
  • The pickup and drop point information will be provided to the customer before booking. It is customer's responsibility to reach the pickup point of the trip at specified time. On request basis, GoSthala will arrange pickup from customers place of choice at any applicable nominal charges.
  • All other expenses (temple entry ticket charges, parking charges, etc.) that are not specified in the package inclusions.
  • Any loss/expenses incurred by unforeseen circumstances e.g. flight delays/cancellations, road blockages, vehicle breakdown, strikes, etc.
  • Expense of personal nature such as laundry, etc.
  • Any applicable service tax charges.
  • Transportation provided will be as per itinerary only (not at disposal).
  • The package price is indicative and based on seasonal demands the price is subject to change and will be informed prior booking.
  • The package does not include guide services where not mentioned. Guide services can be availed from us at an additional cost.
  • Payment method as follows: 25% payment on confirmation; 50% payment before starting the trip; Balance payment before end of the trip.
  • 15% of package cost will be charged as penalty on canceling, 31 or more days before departure.
  • 35% of package cost will be charged as penalty on cancellation between 22 to 30 days before departure.
  • 50% of package cost will be charged as penalty on cancellation between 15 to 21 days before departure.
  • 100% of package cost will be charged as penalty on cancelling, 15 days before departure.
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