Dharmasthala Manjunatha temple

Dharmasthala Manjunatha temple History, Timings, Darshan and Pooja

Best Time to Visit: Nov-Jun 1st week.

Special Darshan Ticket Cost: Rs.200 per person.

Free Darshan waiting time: 1 – 2 hours.

Sheegra Darshan Duration: 30 – 45 mins.

About Dharmasthala Temple

This temple is of 800 years old which was established by Jain Chieftain Birmanna Pergade and his wife Ammu Ballalthi. Shiva Linga, Kalarahu, Kalarkai, Kumaraswamy and Kanyakumari Idols were installed as instructed by the Dharma Daivas.

In 16 Century, Shri Vadiraja Swami of Udupi reconsecrated the Idol and named it Dharmasthala.

The crowd will be high on Sivaratri days, Sat, Sun, Holidays and Karthika Masa days.

Dharmasthala manjunatha temple history

Daivas instructed Pergade in his dream to nominate two persons as the Commandments and four persons to execute shrine admin work.

In return, Daivas promised Shri Pergade family security and fame to Shri Kshetra.

Dharmasthala manjunatha temple timings

Timings Pooja/ Darshan
4:00 am Temple opening Hours
6:30 am – 11:00 am Darshan
12:15 pm – 2:30 pm Darshan
5:00 pm – 8:30 pm Darshan
8:45 pm NithyaBali
8:45 p Temple closing Hours

Dharmasthala temple dress code

Men: Any decent outfit. Men must remove shirt before entering Darshan Line.
Female: Saree with blouse/ Punjabi Dress with Dupatta / Chudidhar with Dupatta/ Half Saree

How to reach Dharmasthala Manjunatha temple?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Mangaluru which is 65 Km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest Railway station is at Mangaluru which is 74 Km away.

By Road

  1. The direct bus is available from Bengaluru and Mangaluru.

Reference link: Details