Polali Rajarajeshwari Temple, Mangalore

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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 K. Rama 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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  • Polali temple is of God Rajarajeshwari. It has got Historic presence. Its loacte outside Mangalore nearly 35 to 40 Kms. Buses are available. Preferred to go by Car with family. You can also visit Mood...  more »
  • visited the temple during my lat stay in Mangalore. The temple is not very famous and hence was not very crowded. The diety was Rajarajeshwari. Overall very peaceful.  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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