Nanjangud Temple Timings:
On Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri & Sat:
Morning: 6.00 AM to 1.00 PM.
Evening: 4.00 PM to 8:30 PM.
On Special Days, Sundays and Mondays
6.00 AM to 8:30 PM
The Temple doors are open from Morning 6:00 AM to Evening 8:30 PM on all Special Days, Sundays and Mondays without break.
Nanjangud Temple Festivals:
1) Maha Shivarathri
2) Sri Girija Kalyana Mahotsava
Above are the Main festivals celebrated with other festivals dedicated to lord Sri Srikanteshwara.
The exact dates depend on the respective Nakshatra and thithi.
Doddajathre (Grand Fest) in which 5 Chariots are pulled by devotees on the main street of the old town, is celebrated in March / April and that day, thousands of devotees come to Nanjangud for the festival. The Devotees pull 5 chariots during this day and some of the faithful also make Jagarana that night as the night of Mahashivrathri. The 5 chariots are dedicated to Lord Ganesh, Sri Srikanteshwara, Parvathi, Subramanya and Chandikeshwara. They carry their respective idols.
Chikkajathre (small party) is usually celebrated in November / December during this day. 3 chariots are pulled by the faithful.
A procession of 11 small chariots will take place in Sri Srikanteshwara Jayanthi.
The chariot with the idol of Lord Subramanya is pulled by the devotees on the day of Skandha (Subramanya) Shashti.
Girija kalyana will be celebrated during Ashadamasa.
Lakshadeepotsava will be celebrated during Kartheekamasa.
Nanjangud Temple Jatra:
1) During the Dodda Jathre / Chikka Jathre, on the Kapila River, there will be a large floating Theppotsava for Lord Shiva for a day. In addition, during the festival of Sri Girijakalyana, for 3 nights on the Kapila River, there will be a large floating Theppotsava
2) Every month, on the day of the full moon, a large Rathotsava (Chariot Festival) will be held for Lord Srikanteshwara Swamy. People come out in large numbers to pull the chariot themselves.
3) Every year, Rathasapthami Day, a grand Rathotsava (Chariot Festival) is celebrated for Lord Srikanteshwaraswamy. People come out in large numbers to pull the chariot themselves.
4) Each year, the day of Subbharayana Shashti, a large Rathotsava (chariot festival) is celebrated for Lord Srikanteshwaraswamy. People come out in large numbers to pull the chariot themselves.
Nanjangud Temple Address:
Sri Srikanteshwaraswamy Temple,
Nanjangud – 571 301.
Executive Officer: 223320
Nanjangud Temple Donations:
Devotees can send their donations through Money Order, A/C Payee, D.D or Cheque, on behalf of the Executive Officer, Sri Srikanteshwaraswamy Temple, Nanjangud. Or they can go to the administrative office, they can pay and receive receipts.
Devotees who wish to donate sarees to the goddess Parvati must send it at least one month in advance by post or by mail or go personally to the temple administrative office and set the desired date to perform this service. They have to pay 30 rupees / – for this and get a receipt for it.