Shardamba Temple Sringeri

Shardamba Temple Sringeri

About Shardamba Temple Sringeri

Sharda Mandir Sringeri is known for its unique history and worship method included in the number of selected temples of Goddess Saraswati. The Shardamba temple Sringeri has built by Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century. The Sharda Temple Sringeri Karnataka is very beautiful and also here goddess Saraswati is worshiped. Sringeri Temple situated on the banks of the Tunga river, which a part of the well-known pilgrimage sites of Hindus and also for those who worship the Adi Shankaracharya. You can visit the temple at any time of the year. The weather here is always pleasant. It is one of the Most Popular Saraswati Temples in India

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The Sringeri Temple History

When Shri Shankaracharya was walking around with his disciples, the country reached the shrine. Here was the ashram of Maharishi Vibhandak and his son Rishyaa Shring. By reaching there, Shankaracharya saw that a cobra is spreading its wings and also protecting pregnant frog from the sunny heat. He very impressed by seeing this scene. After that, he and the Devi Saraswati present in the form of a young woman along with them decided to stay here. And the idea of establishing Sringeri as Sharda Temple. Sri Aadhi Shankaracharya has established Sringeri Sharada Peetham. Sringeri is one of the five monasteries located in different parts of India. It has said that Adi Shankaracharya spent 12 years here. At the same time, around 4 other temples of Match established Vidyashanakara Temple, Kalbhairav, Durga, Anjaneya (Hanuman) and Kali Mandir.

Sharda Temple Sringeri

Sharda Mandir Sringeri Worship

In the first temple, the Goddess Saraswati statue was of sandalwood, then after which a gold statue was installed here. After some time, Shri Bharti Krishna Tirath and Shri Vidyaranya made a renovation of the temple in which tiles have used to double the beauty of Temple. On the occasion of Navratri and Dussehra, there is a very different look. In the Navaratri, which will celebrate for 11 days, there a special kind of worship on the great day of Maha Navami. On the day of Chaitra Shukla Purnima, special puja in the Sharda temple, on the day of Vaisakhi, Krishna Parvath Mahabashisam and Shri Shardabbal, on the day of Kartik Purnima, Deeptosav, Magh Shukla Panchami, on the day of Lalit Panchami, Jagadguru has a special puja in Shri Shardamba. Shri Shardaamba festival will celebrate in Magh Tritiya.

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How to reach Sharda Temple Sringeri?

If you are thinking of going through flight here, Mangalore is the closest airport. If you are planning to go by road, then even 340 km from Bangalore to Sringeri. The bus facility is also accessible from almost all the elderly cities.

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