Bhoo Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple is an ancient Narasimha Temple situated on the banks of the River Hemavathi in Varahanataha Kallahalli, Bookanakere Hobali, Krishnarajapete Taluk, Mandya District, Karnataka. Bhoo Varahanatha with Goddess Lakshmi are the presiding deities in this temple. Bhoo Varahanatha or Bhoo Varaha Swamy is an incarnation of Sri Vishnu. The 18-foot-tall Bhoovarahanathaswamy Krishnashila idol is rare across the country and the Bhoodevi idol is 3.5 feet tall. Here Bhoovarahanathaswamy is in a sitting position with goddess Bhoodevi seated on his left lap. This is one of the most popular places near Mysore.
Abhishekam is the special pooja performed in this temple. Special anointing for Swami from 25 different types of flowers including milk, yogurt, lemon, honey, sugar cane, gangajala, sandalwood, Kunkuma turmeric, etc. This is the place where one can see the anointing of thousands of devotees. Sri Kshethra Matha is a full development of Mysore Brahmatantra Swatantra Parakala Monastery. Annadana provided for devotees every Sunday for the entire day.
Bhoo Varaha Lakshmi Narasimha Swamy Temple Timings:
Morning: 9.30 am to 1.30 pm
Evening: 3.30 pm to 7.30 pm
Bhoovaraha Lakshmi Narasimha Temple History:
This Bhoo Varahaswamy temple is said to be over 2,500 years old. This region is said to be a “punyakshetra” or a sacred area where the great sage Gautam did penance and worshiped the saligram here. Many years later, according to legend, King Veera Ballala got lost in these forests during one of his hunting trips. When he relaxed in the shade of a large tree, he saw a hunting dog chasing a rabbit. When they approached a particular spot, the rabbit turned around and began to chase the fierce dog.
Realizing this unusual turn of events, the king became convinced of the existence of unseen forces in this region. He explored the whole region and found the god of Pralaya Varahaswamy hidden under the layers of the earth. Then the king constructed a temple for Bhoo Varahaswamy temple and offered daily prayers.
Sri Bhoo Varahanatha Swamy Temple Sevas:
Boo Suktha Parayana
Revathi Abhisheka Seva
Bhoo Varahaswamy Temple Address:
Sri Bhoo Varahanatha Swamy Temple
Kallahalli, Ganjigere post,
K R Pet Taluk
Karnataka – 571426.