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Mahalasa Temple Gokarna Address: Gokarna Road, Railway Station Road, Madangeri, Karnataka, 581344, India

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Mahalasa Temple Gokarna Timings

Day Timing
Monday 6:00 am – 9:00 pm
Tuesday 6:00 am – 9:00 pm
Wedesday 6:00 am – 9:00 pm
Thursday 6:00 am – 9:00 pm
Friday 6:00 am – 9:00 pm
Saturday 6:00 am – 9:00 pm
Sunday 6:00 am – 9:00 pm
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The mesmerizing sunsets, natural beauty, tranquil beaches, and the untouched town of Gokarna has so much to offer its visitors. Bordered by the Arabian sea, Gokarna has some of the best beaches in South India.

But it's not only the beaches that attract hordes of tourists to the town. Gokarna has emerged as a popular pilgrimage site in India over the years, with some of the oldest and the most beautiful temples spread across the length and breadth of this quaint coastal town.

One such architectural beauty that makes the town come alive is the Mahalasa temple in Gokarna. A strong-standing temple that has seen generations come and go is home to Shri Siddhivinayaka deity.

#Trivia: The Mahalsa Narayani temple is dedicated to the Kuladevta and was established in 1992.

History of Mahalasa Temple Gokarna

In 1565 AD, the Archaks, under the alias Gurav, built the temple. The Pau family of Kumta donated the land for the temple, and since then, the temple has regaled visitors and devotees from all over the country.

#Trivia: The Mahalasa temple is also known as Shri Mahalsa Narayani's temple and Shri Mahalasa Siddhivinayaka temple.

Architecture of Mahalasa Temple Gokarna

This 150-year-old temple is ornamented with beautiful wooden cravings. The temple walls have paintings depicting scenes from Mahabharata and the Ramayana that attract history buffs and artists.

In 2000, the temple underwent a renovation and the Punarpratisthapana in this year.

#Trivia: HH Swamiji Vidyadhiraj Thirtha Maharaj of Gokarna Partagali Math did the Punarpratisthapana.

Shravana Sankeshti, Ganesh Chaturthi, Ashwin Shashti, Krathika Sankashti, and Vardhanti Utsav are a few commonly celebrated festivals here. You will be greeted with utmost enthusiasm and zeal if you visit the Mahalasa temple during these festivals.

You can read the holy Charitra of Goddess Shri Mahalasa Narayani at this temple. It is recited every day by the priests. The Charitra is available in Kannada, Marathi, and English, making it easy for devotees from all backgrounds to read. You can buy the Charitra from the temple premise and enjoy the detailed account of the Mahalsa temple and the shlokas mentioned therein.

Location of the Mahalasa Temple in Gokarna

This well-known pilgrim site, the Mahalasa Temple, is located on Gokarna Road in the Madangeri district of Karnataka.

Entry fee and timings of the Mahalasa Temple in Gokarna

You can offer prayers at the Mahalasa temple from 6 am to 9 pm daily.

The Aarti timing at the temple is from 12:30 pm to 8:30 pm, and there is no entry fee or camera fee to enter the temple.

#Trivia: There is a Darshan Seva on the Sunday following a Poornima of every month.

Best time to visit the Mahalasa Temple

The Mahalasa temple always welcomes its devotees, but your visit to Gokarna cannot be centered around only the Mahalasa temple. Your itinerary will have a full fun-filled list of places to visit in Gokarna.

October to March are ideal for visiting Gokarna as the weather is pleasant, and you will have a clear view of every tourist spot in this coastal town.

It is best to avoid summer and monsoons as the weather conditions are not conducive to enjoying a holiday in Gokarna.

How to reach the Mahalasa Temple?

The coastal town of Karnataka, Gokarna, is well connected to all other major and minor cities around this coastal town. Once in Karnataka, you can easily head towards Gokarna using a bus or road transport.

The main bus station of Gokarna is just 10 Km away from the Mahalasa temple. You can book a private cab from top car rental companies in Gokarna to enjoy a fun filled road trip with your family and friends to add more adventure to your journey. The route to Gokarna is undoubtedly one of the most scenic ones to travel.

The nearest airport to Gokarna is the Dabolim Airport in Goa, around 135 kms and will take you around 3 hours to reach.

The nearest railway station is around 7 to 10 kms from the Mahalsa temple in Gokarna, located in Gokarna, Kumta, and Ankola. You have quite a few trains stopping here briefly.

If you are a devotee of Shri Siddhivinayaka and enjoy visiting temples while on holiday; the Mahalsa temple in Gokarna will leave a mark on your mind and soul. From the constant chantings in the temple premise to the intricate architecture, you can enjoy the peaceful ambiance with your loved ones all year round. Book a Gokarna tour package with Gokarna Tourism, a division of Holidays DNA and take a quick holiday to one of the most beautiful tourist spots of Karnataka, Gokarna! Please fill the Contact Us form to get in touch with us.

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