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Kollur Mookambika Temple Timings | Dress Code | Annadhanam | History

Kollur Mookambika Temple

Sri Mookambika Temple is in Kollur in the Udupi district of Karnataka. Kollur Mookambika is one of the 7 Mukti Sthalas of Karnataka. The temple has the presiding deity Mookambika in the unique form of Swayambhulinga. Goddess Mookambika is the avatar of the Goddess Parvati. Who descended to the Earth to demolish the demon Kaumasura.

Devi Mookambika is said to be the supreme goddess. Praying to the goddess is equivalent to praying to all gods and goddesses. The idol of Goddess Mookambika consists of the material called the Panchaloha element. The Panchaloha is traditionally an alloy of five metals.

The region Kollur is 7th Mukti Shatla in Karnataka. Other 6 Mukti Sthala are Udupi, Subramanya, Kumbhashi, Kodeshwara, Sankaranarayanan, and Gokrana.

History of Kollur Mookambika Temple

The history of Kollur Mookambika Temple dates back to 1200 years. People also believe that the Great Parashurama built the first Kollur Moombika Temple. People worship the Linga since the times of the Sage Kola Maharishi and Sri Adi Shankaracharya installed the idol of the Goddess.

King Halugulla Veera Sangayya constructed stone walls inside the Kollur Mookambika Temple. And created several of the present structures under the orders of Rani Chennamaji.

Many have contributed graciously to the development of the Temple. Rani Chennamma offered precious emerald jewelry to the Goddess which she still adorns. The Vijayanagara Empire King Krishnadevaraya presented a Gold Mask which is still kept. King Chennamaji presented a Gold face for the Lingam. The Late MG Ramachandran, CM of Tamilnadu presented a Silversword to the Goddess.

How to Reach Kollur Mookambika Temple

Here’s how to reach Kollur Mookambika Temple:

  • Air: The nearest airport is the Bajpe International Airport, Mangalore at a distance of 140 km.
  • Train: The Kundapura and the Byndoor railway stations are at a distance of 32 km and 28 km respectively.
  • Road: Moreover, KSRTC buses run from major cities in Karnataka.

Kollur Mookambika Temple

Darshan TimingsFromTo
Morning Darshan5:00 AM1:30 PM
Evening Darshan3:00 PM9:00 PM
General Darshan Timings: 15:00 AM7:15 AM
General Darshan Timings: 27:45 AM11:30 AM
General Darshan Timings: 312:00 PM12:20 PM
General Darshan Timings: 412:45 PM1:30 PM
General Darshan Timings: 53:00 PM6:30 PM
General Darshan Timings: 65:00 PM9:00 PM


Q.1 What are the entry fees for the Kollur Mookambika Temple?

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There are no entry fees for the temple.

Q.2 Is there any online Darshan facilities for the temple?

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No there is no online darshan facilities available.

Q.3  In which district is Kollur Mookambika Temple?

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Q.4 What is the best time to visit the temple?

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The Best time to visit the temple is from October to March.

Q.5 What is the Darshan Timing for the Kollur Mookambica temple?

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Darshan Timings are from 5:00 AM to 9:00 PM.

Q.6 Which are the main festivals of the temple?

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The main festivals of the temple are Navrati, Ugadi, Ratholsavam.

Q.7 Is photography allowed inside the temple?

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No photography is not allowed inside the temple.

Q.8 In which state is the temple Kollur Mookambika Located?

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Q.9 How much time does it takes to have Darshan at the temple?

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20 to 30 minutes.

Q.10 What is the Dress Code for the Kollur Mookambika Temple?

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There is no such Dress Code for the temple, but one has to where a descent Dress.

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