Magadi Ranganathaswamy Temple

Magadi Ranganathaswamy Temple History, Timings, Pooja details

Magadi Ranganathaswamy Temple History

As per the Legend, It is Sage Mandavya who installed Lord Paschima Venkatachalapathy and performed strict penance at this Kshetra. Hence the name, Mandavya Kshetra. The main deity in this temple is facing West, Hence the name Paschima Venkatchalapathy. Magadi is also called as Dakshina Tirupathi which means South Tirupathi.

It is said that Lord Ranganatha Swamy statue size is growing year by year, so the deity called by Beleyo RanganathaSwamy. Abhishekam performed to the Self-manifested Salagrama Sila will not be seen after Abhishekam.

This temple was built during the reign of the King Rajendra Chola in the 12th century. Later, renovated during the reign of Vijayanagara dynasty. The present form of the temple was built by the King Kempe Gowda. Later Kempe Gowda I and II contributed towards the temple. Temple Gopuram was built in Dravidian style while the deity inside the temple reflects the Vijayanagara Empire style.

It is believed that having Darshan at the temple will gain the same benefit when having Darshan of Lord Venkateswara at Tirumala.

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Magadi Ranganathaswamy Temple Timings

S.NoTimingsPooja / Darshan
18:30 amGho Pooja
28:30 am – 1:30 pmDarshan Timings
310:00 amMaha Mangala Harathi
41:30 pm – 4:30 pmTemple remains closed
54:30 pmTemple reopens
54:30 pm – 7:30 pmDarshan Timings

Temple timings vary during Annual festival days.

How to reach Magadi Ranganathaswamy Temple?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Bengaluru which is 80 km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Yeshwantpur which is 50 km away.

By Road

  1. It takes 2 hours from Bangalore city to the temple. The direct bus is not available from Bangalore.

Magadi Ranganathaswamy Temple Images

Reference Link:  Temple History


  1. Sir can I know when is the jathre

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      Still the dates are not yet released, we will update it once its done.
      Thank you.