Significance of Kollur Mookambika Temple

Importance of Kollur Mookambika Temple in Karnataka India. Sri Kollur Temple, dedicated to Goddess Mookambika, is a famous Devi temple in India visited by thousands of devotees daily.

Some of the main significance include

1) Kollur Mookambika Temple is an important seat of Shakti worship in India, where the Goddess is worshipped in 3 forms - Goddess Parvati, Goddess Saraswati and Goddess Lakshmi.

2) The temple enshrines a Jyotir Linga idol incorporating both Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakthi.

3) The right half of the Jyotirlinga is regarded as the 3 Hindu Trinity Gods - Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Mahadeva. The left half stands for the three Hindu Goddesses Parvati, Lakshmi and Saraswathi.

4) Legend has it that Hindu saint and Vedic scholar Adi Shankaracharya had a vision of Goddess Mookambika Devi and installed the Devi at Kollur.

Picture of Goddess Mookambika Devi of Kollur Mookambika Temple in Karnataka

5) Kollur Mookambika Temple is one among the 7 Muktisthala pilgrimage places in Karnataka.

6) Vidhyaramba ceremony can be performed on any suitable day at Mookambika Temple

7) The delicate sculpture of Panchamukha Ganesha – five faced Lord Ganesh – here is worth visiting.

8) Goddess Mookambika Temple situated at the bottom of lush Kodachadri peak and the banks of the Sowparnika River offers beautiful sights and a very warm feeling for the devotees.

9) The Garuda’s Cave at the banks of river Sowparnika is believed to the cave where Suparna (Garuda) did a penance to appease the Goddess.


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