Chennakeshava Temple – Belur


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It is one of the popular Chennakeshava Temple of Karnataka. This temple is also known as Vijayanarayana Temple. LordChennakeshava was worshipped as Lord Keshava. It belongs to the 12th Century and is situated on the bank of the River Yagachi in Belur. It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu (Lord Keshava). It is one of the massiveconstructions of the popular list of the Karnataka constructions.

It is reverentially described in medieval Hindu texts, and remains an important pilgrimage site inVaishnavism and is remarkable for its architecture, sculptures, reliefs, friezes as well as its iconography,inscriptions and history.

It’s artwork depicts scenes of secular life in the 12th century, dancers and musicians, as well as a pictorialnarration of Hindu texts such as the Ramayana, the Mahabharata and the Puranas through numerousfriezes. It is a Vaishnava temple that reverentially includes many themes from Shaivism and Shaktism, aswell as images of a Jina from Jainism and the Buddha from Buddhism.

It is a testimony to the artistic, cultural and theological perspectives in 12th century South India and theHoysala Empire rule.

Chennakeshava Temple

Temple Darshan Timings

Morning 7.00 AM – 1.00 PM
Evening 2.00 PM – 8.00 PM

Seva / Pooja Details

Sevas Cost
Thulasi Astottara Rs 15/-
Tulasi Sahasra Nama Rs 100/-
Coconut Seva & Mangalarathi  Rs 5/-
Holy Coconut Seva  Rs 10/-
Hannu Thuppa Seva  Rs 10/-
Garuda Prasada  Rs 20/-
Dolotsavam  Rs 1000/-
Hannerdu Mangalarathi  Rs 750/-
Mula Devara Abhishek  Rs 2000/-
Usthava Murthi Abhishek (Swamy)  Rs 1000/-

Sri Sowmyanayaki Ammanavara Sannidhi

Kumkuma Astothara Rs 15/-
Kumkuma Sahasra Nama Rs 100/-
Ammanavara Abhisheka Rs 2000/-
Ammanavara Abhisheka (Usthava Murthy) Rs 1250/-
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Other Sevas

Kivi Chuchuudhu Rs 100/-
Upanayana Rs 200/-
Madhuve Kanike Rs 500/-
Alaya Shudda Mantapa Rs 500/-
Choula Karma Rs 100/-
Bike & Riksha Pooja Rs 5000/-
Bus & Lori Pooja Rs 100/-

Sri Ganapathi Sannidhi

Kumkumarchana  Rs 20/-
Sahasranama Archana Rs 20/-
Panchamrutha Abhisheka Rs 600/-
Sankata Chaturthi Puja Rs 50/-

Festivals and Seva Details

Belligarudothsava Rs 1250/-
Belli Hanumantha Ustava Rs 1250/-
Lakshmi Utsava Rs 1250/-
Shayanosthva Rs 1250/-
Shanthi Uthsava Rs 1400/-
Kere Mantapadi Seva Rs 1400/-
Krishna Gandhosthava Rs 1400/-
Pushpa Mantaposthsava Rs 2500/-
Prahlada Pripaalanothsava Rs 1400/-
Theppotsavam Rs 10000/-
Kalparuksharohanothsava Rs 1250/-
Nagavalli Mahotsava Rs 1400/-
Davanamantapothsava Rs 1400/-
Prabha Sametha Belli Garudothsava Rs 1250/-
Kanakaandhi Rs 1250/-
Sharadhaalankarothsava Rs 1250/-
Ane Utsava Rs 2500/-
Mohini Alankarothsava Rs 2500/-
Surya Mandala Utsava Rs 2500/-
Chandramandalothsava Rs 2500/-
Sheshavahanothsava Rs 2500/-
Anathapeetarohanothsava Rs 2500/-
Anantha Padmanabha Mahotsava Rs 2500/-
Raasakridothsava Rs 2500/-
Hoovina Addala Pallakki Utsava Rs 2500/-
Hamsavananothsava Rs 2500/-
Shibhikarohanothsava Rs 2500/-
Bellimantapothsava Rs 3400/-
Kalyanotsavam Rs 5000/-
Dhoddagarudothsava Rs 4000/-
Mahabhisheka Rs 2000/-
Unjalothsava Rs 1300/-
Prakaarothsava(Garuda/Hanumantha) Rs 1000/-
Asta Theertha Rs 1000/-
Ankurarpanam Rs 500/-
Garuda Prathista Rs 500/-
Yaaga Shale Pravesha Rs 500/-
Urutane Rs 500/-
Yaathra Dhana Rs 500/-
Kesari Mantapadi Seva Rs 500/-
Sandhana Seve Avamrutha Rs 500/-
Poornahuti Rs 500/-
Pushpa Yaaga Rs 500/-
Kudure Vaahanothsava Rs 2500/-

Prasadha Seva

Lemon Chithranna Rs 250/-
Puliyogare Rs 300/-
Curd Rice Rs 230/-
Sweet Pongal Rs 750/-
Ravekshira Rs 750/-
Uppu Pongal Rs 500/-
Kadlekaalu Guggari Rs 250/-
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How to Reach

By Air: Bangalore Airport – 47.8 km

By Train: Bangalore Railway Station – 17 km

By Road: Bangalore Bus Station – 220 KM


Beluru Sri Chennakeshava Temple, Temple Rd, Belur, Karnataka 573115, India.

Telephone No: 08177, 222218

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