Mysore Chamundeshwari

Mysore Chamundeshwari Temple

Mysore Chamundeshwari Timings, History, Darshan

Mysore Chamundeshwari Temple History

This temple is 9th among the Astadasa Sakti Peeta’s across India. As per Skanda Purana, Daksha Prajapati’s daughter Sati married Lord Siva who married Lord Siva against his wish. Daksha decided to perform Yagna on a grand scale for which he had invited all Devas excluding his son-in-law. Sati reached her paternal home to educate her father. Sati who got insulted from her father self-immolated in Yogagni. Angered Lord Siva sent Veerabadra and Kali to destroy the Yagna. Lord Siva danced the dance of destruction on collecting Sati’s corpse. Lord Vishnu sent his discus and destroyed Sati’s corpse into pieces. The parts of Sati’s corpse spread across the Indian Sub-continent which were established Sakthi Peeta’s. Chamundeswari Temple represents Head’s Hair.Dasara festival will be celebrated in a grand

Dasara festival will be celebrated in a grand during this time Lakhs of devotees throng the temple. This received huge contributions from Hoysala King Vishnu Vardhan in 12th Century and Vijayanagara Kings. The present form of the temple was built by Wodeyar Kings.


Mysore Chamundeshwari Darshan Timings

7:30 am – 2:00 pm , 3:30 pm – 6:00 pm, 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm. Every Friday 6:00 am

Abhisheka Timings: 6:00 am – 7:30 am, 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. Every Friday 5:00 am


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How to reach Mysore Chamundeshwari Temple?

By Air

  1. The Nearest airport is at Bengaluru which is 195 km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest Railway station is at Mysore which is 13.9 km from Chamundi Hill.
  2. Mysore is well connected with all parts of southern India.
  3. Bengaluru Railway station is 152 km away. Daily trains are available from Bengaluru to Mysore with good frequency.

By Road

  1. Mysore is well connected with all parts of Karnataka, Major cities in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala.
  2. By Own vehicle, it is 3 hours drive from Bengaluru.


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Reference Link: Temple History

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