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
Mahabaleshwar temple on the west coast. One of the 7 Muktisthala temples.
This beach temple on the west coast is one of the Pancha Kshetras of Shiva.
Sharada Peetha is the southern Advaita Vedanta matha or monastery established by Adi Shankara in 8th century AD
Source of the Cauvery River on Brahmagiri Hills with a temple built around it
Shiva temples buried under the sand dunes are uncovered rarely on special auspicious months.
Sri Krishna Temple 60 km from Mangalore
- Bylakuppe ( Near Madikeri)
Golden Temple of Buddha
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.