A temple town in Chikmagalur, Karnataka, Sringeri is located on the banks of the Tunga River along the Western Ghats. It is popular as a spiritual goal. He is also known for Sri Sringeri Sharada Peetham founded by Adi Sankaracharya. It is one of the four main temples of the philosophy of Advaita Vedantha and one of the Shakthi Sthalams of India. Sringeri also attracts tourists for its cultural and cultural activities as well as its many temples. Some places to visit in Sringeri are:
Also known as Sringeri Sharadha Peetham and Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sharadha Peetham, this mother is on the banks of the Tunga River. He has a vidyathirthalinga in accordance with the traditions of Yajur Veda. The architecture is followed by Dravidian and Hoysalan. The skillful style can be seen in the twelve zodiacal columns, which are arranged so that the rays of the sun fall on the pillar of the month of the respective zodiac. The main sanctuary stands on the circular platform in the shape of a high star.
It was dedicated to the goddess Sharadamba and was founded by Acharya Sri Shankara Bhagvatpada. It is built in the typical style of the temples of southern India. One of the highlights of the temple are the many stone pillars with sculptures of various goddesses.
Temple of Malayala Brahma:
Near the temple of Sharadha is this temple. It is dedicated to Malayala Brahma or KshetraPalaka, which means janitor. According to legend, a scholar Malayala Brahmana was cursed because he did not share his knowledge and became a Brahma Rakshasha. In order to get rid of the curse, he was advised to act as the goalkeeper of Mutt by Vidyaranya Rishi.
Temple of Vidyasankara:
A rectangular temple dedicated to Vidyashankara who resided here in the 14th century. Built in many styles such as Dravidian, Vijayanagaran and Chalukyan, the temple has many inscriptions that speak of the leaders of Vijayanagara. The main shrine has the deities of the goddess Durga and Lord Vidya Ganesha with the idols of the Trimurthis and their wives. The central ceiling, the sloping roofs in fluted slabs and the sculptures of gods and goddesses on the base of the sanctuary are exemplary and dazzling.
Torana Ganapathi Temple:
The temple dedicated to Ganapathi adores Ganapathi in various forms such as Kshipra Varaprasadhi and VaraPrasadi. The coconut and mods of Sugar and Jaggery, which are the favorites of Ganesha, are offered. The Padukas of Vriddha Narasimha Bharati Swamy are another important element of the temple.
Temple of Kere Anjaneya:
To the west of Sringeri Math is the KereAnjaneya Temple. It is believed that this temple of Hamuman is an Anjaneya temple, which was consecrated and built by Adi Shankaracharya. With a huge idol of Hanuman, the temple also has shrines for Lord Ganesha and Lord Shiva. 27 steps to reach the temple.
Horanadu is about 20 kilometers from Sringeri. It is attractive with lush landscapes of Western Ghats. A temple dedicated to the goddess Annapoorneshwari is another attraction. The deity is represented as Shankha and Chakra and sits on a Peetha. An idol of Sri Chakra Gayathri Devi is also present.
At a distance of ten kilometers from Sringeri is the village of Kigga with green trails and hiking. A trekking route leads to Narasimha Parvatha summit. A temple dedicated to Saint Rishyasringa, made famous by the Ramayana, is a major attraction of the village. The others are Srimane Falls and Rishi Vasishthas Ashram. Spoil yourself with countless activities such as rock climbing, hiking, hiking, camping and Kigga exploration.
Main for two temples, Hariharapura is a town about 20 kilometers from Sringeri. The Hari temple is dedicated to Lord Hari and the Hara Temple to Lord Shiva. The Hara Temple is about 400 years old and stands on the banks of the Tunga River. A 110-year-old bridge over the Tunga River linking Hariharapura to Koppa is a major attraction.