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Religious Places in Karnataka

Few of the countless destinations of spiritual tourism in Karnataka.
  • Dharmasthala ( Dakshina Kannada District)
    Manjunatha shrine and Chandranatha Basadi of a Jain Tirtankara co-exist in the same complex. Known for its communal harmony. Uniquely run by a Jain administration and poojas are conducted by Hindu priests.
  • Kukke Subrahmanya
    Temple in the western ghats is believed to protect one from the effects of Sarpadosha.
  • Kollur Mookambika Temple
    Seat of Shakti worship
  • Gokarna
    Mahabaleshwar temple on the west coast. One of the 7 Muktisthala temples.
  • Murudeshwar
    This beach temple on the west coast is one of the Pancha Kshetras of Shiva.
  • Sringeri
    Sharada Peetha is the southern Advaita Vedanta matha or monastery established by Adi Shankara in 8th century AD
  • Talacauveri
    Source of the Cauvery River on Brahmagiri Hills with a temple built around it
  • Talakad
    Shiva temples buried under the sand dunes are uncovered rarely on special auspicious months.
  • Udupi
    Sri Krishna Temple 60 km from Mangalore
  • Bylakuppe ( Near Madikeri)
    Golden Temple of Buddha
  • Moodabidri
    The Thousand Pillars Temple – Saavira Kambada Basadi is a Jain pilgrim center.
  • St.Philomena’s Cathedral ( Mysore)
    Roman Catholic church resembling the Cologne Cathedral.
  • Khwaja Bande Nawaz Dargah (Gulbarga)
    Tomb of Sufi saint Syed Muhammad Hussaini.