Udupi-Kollur-Sigandur Temple Yatra is an interesting two day travel package that will immerse you in spirituality and tradition, while you also enjoy the nature.
Udupi has been a favourite destination for anyone seeking a mix of spirituality, culture, tradition, serenity, nature, sea shore and relaxation. Udupi a coastal town in Karnataka by the charming Arabian Sea, rose to prominence due to the efforts of Sri Madhwacharya, who consecrated the idol of Sri Krishna and established the Sri Krishna Matha. This place is affectionately called as the Mathura of Southern India. Several festivals like Ramanavami, Deepavali, Krishnashtami and the Paryaya festival (once in every two years) along with the Pujas performed to Lord Krishna can leave an indelible impression on your minds.
Udupi might be a tiny town north of Mangaluru but Udupi is a haven for foodies. From the crispy Masala Dosa, Kadubu, Mude (cylindrical Idli) to Goli Baje or Neer Dosa along with filter coffee, will leave a lasting memory and want you craving for more.
Kollur by the banks of Souparnika River and amidst lush greenery and on Kodachadri hills (western ghats) gives you an opportunity to explore divinity in solitude of the nature. Mookambika Devi installed here is a very ancient Shakti Kshetra visited by Sri Adi Shankaracharya. Aksharabhyasam, the initiation of education is a highly sought-after Puja here. Chandika Homa, Rudrabhishekam and many more Pujas are popular choices. Many devotees visit to perform obeisance to the departed here. The sound of the flowing river waters has a soothing effect. Hindu religious practices adopted in performing Pujas add to the colourful spectacle. You will be overjoyed and touched by the spirituality.
Sigandur is a holy place in the Malnad region of Karnataka that became popular due to the efforts of sage, philosopher Sri Sridhara Swamy. Sri Chowdeshwari temple near the backwaters of Sharavati River, and the lush green nature that surrounds and the purity of the air has its impact on the visiting devotees. Benevolent Goddess Sri Chowdeshwari showers grace to one and all visiting the temple. Chandika Homa is performed every day in this Kshetra. Your prayers will not go unanswered in all these sacred temples.
- Udupi-Kollur-Sigandur (along with Varadhalli, Sridhar Swamy Ashram & Sagara)
|Udupi – Kollur – Sigandur Temple Yatra||
|Day 1 Udupi to Kamalashile||
|Day 2 Kollur to Varadhalli||
Included in Package
Best time for Udupi-Kollur-Sigandur Temple Yatra:
One can take up Udupi Dakshina Kannada Temple Yatra throughout the year. However, the weather is said to be pleasant during the months of October to February. Also the auspicious days of Sharannavaratri, four Mondays of Karteekamaas, are the suggested times.
|Sri Krishna Temple – Udupi|
|Udupi was then known as Rajatapeethapura. Sri Madhwacharya established a tradition of AshtaMathas (Eight schools of Philosophy) offering worships to Lord Krishna by rotation.A special feature of this temple is that the idol of the presiding deity, Lord Krishna, is seen only through window called “Navagraha Kindi” and “Kanakana Kindi”.|
|Sri Vinayaka Temple – Anegudde|
|Sri Vinayaka temple at Anegudde is a very ancient temple dedicated to Ganapati. According to a legend, Sage Gautama had his Ashram here. Ganapati under instructions from Goddess Parvati came here in disguise with a magical cow. Vinayaka Chaturthee in Bhadrapadmaas is celebrated in a great gaiety and pomp here.|