Between 1500 to 1600 A.D. during Vijayanagar King's Rule.
Presiding Deity : Shri Venkataramana.
Other Deity : Utsav Muruty - Shri Srinivasa Devaru.
Important Festivals : On Maga Masa Shukla Ratasaptami During January - February, Punar Prathistha Vardanthi on Jesta Sudha Astami (June - July), Shikara Prathistha Varadanthi on Karthik Bahula Navami (November - December), Hari Harothsava on Karthik Bahula Navami (November -
December) when the deities of this temple and the local Kalasheshwara
temple meet in a common place called Sampigekatte and exchange
Prasadams as a gesture of goodwill and cordiality.
GSB Families : 90 Families, Population (approx.) :450.
Welfare Activities : Scholarships & free ships are distributed to local GSB & other needy
Journey Details :
Private Buses from Mangalore Via Karkal & Kudremukh, Day & Night
K.S.R.T.C. services from Mangalore via Chikmaglur and via Hassan, Private Buses from
Nearby Interesting Places : River Bhadra, the Temple of local
deity Lord Kalasheshwara (thus the name of Kalasa) - This temple was built by a north Indian king Srithabindu
but later was renovated by Byravarasu of Karkal & Rulers of
Mysore. Ganga Mula - the source of three rivers Tunga, Bhadra
and Netravati is 35 kms away & famous Shri Annapurneshwari Temple at
Horanadu is 6 kms away.
Managing Trustee : Shri R. B. Yagneshwara Murthy.
Rudrapada, Kalasa, 577124. Tel. : (08263) 74994.
Shri Venkataramana Swami Devastana,
Chikmaglur Dist., Karnataka - 577124.