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Melukote Sri Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple Darshana Timings, History

The Yoganarasimha temple which is at the height of 1,777 mtr, from the mean sea level is a creation of the Hoysala times with a beautiful image of seated Yoganarasimha with Yogapatta. A panoramic view of the surrounding vast area can be had from here. This is believed to be one of the seven holy centres of Narasimha worship. A huge drum donated by Tipu Sultan and a bell donated by the Mysore Parakalamatha seen here.

Melukote Yoganarasimha / Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple Timings:

Morning: 7:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Afternoon: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Evening: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Saturday/Sunday/Holidays:

Morning: 7:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Afternoon: 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Evening: 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Sri Yoganarasimha Swamy Temple Darshana Timings:

Morning: 9:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Evening: 5:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Sri Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple History:

Melukote is one of the holy and sacred pilgrimages of South India in Karnataka.The holy city is located on the hillock called as Narayanagiri, Which is towards North of River Cauvery (about 35 KMs). Melukote is 3000 feet’s above Sea level capper).This place is also rich with Natural & Environmental beauty attracting hundred & thousand’s of pilgrim’s daily.

The main presiding deity Sri Cheluvanarayana Swamy was worshipped by lord Dattatreya in kritayuga, and acquired the name Vedadri. In Tretayga it was Known to Narayanadri followed by the name Yadavadri since the Deity was worshipped by Sri Krishna & Balarama. Again in Kaliyuga the Deity was worshiped by the great Srivaishnava Saint Sri Ramanujacharya well known as Yathiraja Sarvabhowma (king of Yathis) who renovated the temple after the deity and hence the city became famous by the name of Ramanujacharya as Yathishaila (mountain of yathi). Melukote is praised as Badarinath of South India.

Melkote Yoga Narasimha Swamy

Melukote Sri Yoga Narasimha Swamy Sevas:

1) Archane/Ashtottara Seva
2) Sahasranaama Seva
3) Abhisheka Seva (Per person) For Sri Cheluvanarayana Swami, For Sri Ramanujacharya, For Sri Chakrattaalva, For Sri Yoganarasimha Swami
4) Abhisheka For Sri Cheluvanarayana Swami, along with Ubhayanaacchiyaar and Sri Ramanujacharya, inside Sri Cheluvanarayana Swami temple, inside Sri Ramanujacharya Temple and for Sri Amma
5) Mantapa Prathishte
6) Mudi
7) Mane
8) Chowla
9) Vaahana / Vehicle Prathishte
10) Antra / Yantra
11) Naming Ceremony/Ear piercing
12) Marriage / Upanayana / Thread Ceremony at places concerning the Temple
13) Coconut, Karpoora Aarati Pooje
14) Vehicle Pooje
15) Brindavan
16) Pinda Offering
17) Biladwaara

Melukote Cheluvanarayana Swamy Prasada:

1) Curd Rice/Dosa
2) Sheera
3) Pongal / Puliyogare
4) Sakkare(Sugar or sweet) Pongal / Laddu
5) Bisi Bele Bath / Kadamba
6) Mysore Pak
7) Manohara
8) Kajjaaya
9) Obbattu
10) Thenkolalu
11) Idly
12) Paaka (syrup) Dosa
13) Uddina Vada / Rave Unde / Bellada(Jaggery) Hesaru
14) Shundal / Guggari
15) Sajjappa
16) Alankaara (Rice, Sambar, Payasam, Vada, Chatni)
17) Poori
18) Ksheeranna
19) Uddinahudi Anna

Melukote Sri Cheluvanarayana Swamy Temple Festivals:

Sri Vairamudi Brahmotsava
Sri Krishnarajamudi Utsava
Sri Rajamudi Utsava
Sri Ramanujacharya Tirunakshatra

Melukote Sri Yoganarasimha Temple Nearby Places:

1) Mysore Palace, Jaganmohan Palace, Chamundi Hills, Zoo 52 km
2) Sri Rangapatna, Sriranganatha Swamy Temple, Sri Nimishamba Temple, Tipu Summer Palace, Gumbaz, Sangam, Karighatta, Ranganthittu 36.9 km
3) Shravanabelagola 34.8 km
4) Krishna Raja Sagar 35.7 km
5) Sri Adichunchanagiri Kshetra 53.6 km
6) Sri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy Temple, Hosaholalu 26 km
7) Sri Chennakeshava Swamy Temple, Nagamangala 28.4 km
8) Sri Siddhalingeshwara Swamy Temple, Yadiyur 57.3 km
9) Thondanur / Tonnur Lake 18 km

How to reach Melukote Sri Yoganarasimha Temple:

By Road:
Melukote Sri Yoganarasimha Temple is easily reached by bus from Mandya, Srirangapatna, Nagamangala and some other places of the state. There are taxi services available from Bangalore and Mysore to reach the place.

By Rail:
The nearest railway station is at Mandya.

By Air:
Mandakalli Mysore airport is the nearest airport with connecting flights to only Bangalore.

Melukote Sri Yoganarasimha Swamy Temple Address:

Sri CheluvaNarayana Swamy & Sri Yoganarasimha Swamy Temple
Pandavapura Taluk,
Mandya District,
Melukote – 571431
Karnataka.
Contact Number : 08236-299839
E-mail Address :eomelkote@gmail.com

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