Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple – Melkote
Cheluvanarayana Swamy temple is located in the land with a rich heritage in Melkote in the Mandya district in Karnataka. The temple is located at a distance of 54.6 km from Mysore. You can find the best accommodations in Melkote & hotels in Mysore with an online booking facility only at YatraDham.Org. Vairamudi Festival is celebrated with great enthusiasm in the temple. Read further to know more about melkote temple timings, melkote temple history, places you can visit near Melkote temple, nearby accommodations, and more…
Melkote Temple History
Who built Melkote Temple?
The popular Vaishnavaite shrine was built under the patronage of Mysore Wodeyars. Saint Sri Ramanujacharya visited the place and settled here for 12 years which brought more importance to the place.
About Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple
The temple is also “Dakshina Badri”, one’s Badri Yatra would be incomplete without visiting this temple. It is one of the iconic temples in Melkote with rich natural beauty which attracts thousands of pilgrims every day. Cheluva Narayan is worshipped here. It is believed that Lord Krishna, Balarama, and other Gods have worshipped the deity. Hence it is also known as ‘Ramapriya’, ‘Thamar Uganda Thirumeni’ and ‘Chella Pillai’.
Here Lord Vishnu is worshipped as Cheluvaranarayana Swamy. In Kritayuga Sri Cheluvanarayana is worshipped as Vedadri, in treta yuga, it is worshipped by Sri Krishna and Balarama which is known as Yadavadri. While in Kalyuga it is worshipped by Sri Ramanujacharya.
Melkote Temple Timings
Timings from Monday to Friday
Temple Darshan Timings
|Mon to Fri||Morning Darshan Timings||07:30 to 13:00|
|Mon to Fri||Temple Afternoon Break Timings||13:00 to 16:00|
|Mon to Fri||Evening Darshan Timings||16:00 to 18:00|
|Mon to Fri||Night Darshan Timings||19:00 to 20:00|
|Mon to Fri||Temple Closing Timings||20:00|
Timings on Saturday and Special Days
|Parts of the Day||
Temple Darshan Timings/Schedule
|Morning Darshan Timings||
07:30 to 13:30
|Temple Afternoon Break Timings||
13:30 to 15:30
|Evening Darshan Timings||
15:30 to 18:00
|Night Darshan Timings||
19:00 to 20:00
|Temple Closing Timings||20:00|
Accommodations Near Melkote Temple
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Hotels in Mysore
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Melkote Temple Nearby Tourist Places
While visiting Melkote temple there are a number of tourist places nearby that you can visit on your trip to Melkote temple.
|Sri Rangapatna( Sriranganatha Swamy Temple, Sri Nimishamba Temple, Tipu Summer Palace, Gumbaz, Sangam, Karighatta, Ranganthittu)|
|Krishna Raja Sagar|
|Sri Adichunchanagiri Kshetra|
|Sri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy Temple, Hosaholalu|
|Sri Chennakeshava Swamy Temple, Nagamangala|
|Sri Siddhalingeshwara Swamy Temple, Yadiyur|
|Thondanur (Tonnur Lake)|
Melkote Temple Distance
Melkote Temple to Mysore- 54.6 km
Melkote Temple to Benagaluru- 148.3 km
Melkote Temple to Mandya- 39.1 km
How to Reach Melkote Temple?
The nearest airport is Bangalore Airport (168 Km). Regular flights are available from the metro cities. From the airport, one can hire or book a cab or taxi.
The nearest railway station is Pandavapura Railway Station (30 km).
KSRTC buses from Banglore, Mysore & Srirangapatna are available for the devotees planning to visit Melkote Temple.
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