Polali Rajarajeshwari Temple, Mangalore

4.7
Religious Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Polali Rajarajeshwari Temple is a temple located in Polali, Dakshina Kannada district in Karnataka. The primary deity of the temple is Shri Rajarajeshwari. The temple was constructed in the 8th century AD by King Suratha and has been developed by many dynasties which ruled over the region. The idol of Shri Rajarajeshwari is completely moulded from clay with special medicinal properties. The temple portrays Hindu architecture with roofs adorned with wooden carvings of gods and copper plates. Daily and special poojas are conducted in the temple under the auspices of the head priest madhava bhat. Annual festivals are held in the temple with much fanfare. Polali Chendu festival is an important festive event where football is played to represent the fight of good over evil. The Chendu festival is followed by the annual festival in March, which lasts for a month and is attended by people from all over the world.
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  • The temple post itz renovation & brahma kalasa gives a devine feeling . The big idol of the deity adds to the bhakthi.  more »
  • Polali is a small town about 14 kms off BC Road located on Mangalore-Sakleshpura highway. You will find an arch in BC Road close to the Bus Stand near to the highway. You need to travel in this road.....  more »
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  • A definition of Devine place with goose bumps feelings which is very ancient and the ambience is much more towards blessed feeling. The idol of the goddess is made up of mud which is prevailing since many years and is being still worshipped in the same form and this one of most authentic idol which is found in India
  • Very old and famous Hindu temple situated at Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka State. The main diety of the temple is Godess Rajarajeshwari. Yearly festivals are celebrated in the month of March.
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