(1800 Ft Above Sea Level)

Karnataka | India
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Dharmasthala is categorised as Pilgrimage

Sri Rama Temple Dharmasthala (Nivalink Trip Dated - 29 March 2004)

Reasons to Visit
  • Dharmasthala is a temple village on the banks of the Nethravathi River and is located 100 kms from Udupi and 70 kms from Mangalore
  • The town of Dharmasthala is well known for the eight Jain basadis and the ruins of Sri Manjunatheshwara Temple. There is a 11 meter high Bahubali statue whose origin dates back to 1604 AD.
  • Dharmasthala is home to Sri Manjunatheshwara Temple, devoted to Shiva and houses a linga of gold. The temple is unusual in that it is run by a Jain administration and poojas are conducted by Hindu priests of Madhva order.
  • The ancient manuscripts and paintings retrieved from the archaeological site of the neighboring region of Dharmasthala are well preserved in a museum.
  • The museum of Dharmasthala of Karnataka is a treasure house of antique object. The Sarva Dharma Sammelan is held every year in Dharmasthala at Karnataka and attracts a large number of spiritual leaders to the meet.
Know It
  • Lakshadeepa- the festival of lights is the annual festival of Dharmasthala comes off in November-December. The small town of Dharmasthala of Karnataka has more than 25 educational institutions.
Access Information
  • Nearest Airport -Mangalore (60 kms), Kannur (200 kms), Mysore (233 kms)
  • Nearest Railway Station - Mangalore (60 kms), Sakleshpur (70 kms), Udupi (109 kms)
  • Dharmasthala is an Ex-Mangalore / Ex-Mysore / Ex-Calicut / Ex-Bangalore Getaway

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Dharmasthala day visit and backRs. 2934

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Pickup from Mangalore and Drop to DharmasthalaRs. 2934

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  • Significant Lord Bahubali Statues in Jain Pilgrimages in Karnataka

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Shri Rama Temple at the outskirts of Dharmasthala and its the site where Sri Nityananda Swamy visited in 1927
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Rama
    Just on outskirts of Dharmasthala is 39 ft Bahubali statue and is well visited by Jain pilgrims and other pilgrims to Dharmasthala.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Venur is home to 38 ft monolith of Lord Bahubali also known as Lord Gomateshwara. The single rock statue was erected in the year 1604. This statue of Bahubali is one of the five giant monoliths found in Karnataka.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Jain Temple
    Kukke Subramanya is a Hindu temple located at 130 kms from Mangalore. The temple is one of the pristine and most visited pilgrimage centres in South India. Here Lord Subrahmanya is worshipped as the lord of all serpents.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Murugan

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Nearest Airport in Dharmasthala
  • Bajpe Airport ( IXE ) , Mangalore-60 Kms
Nearest Railway Stations in Dharmasthala
  • Mangalore Central ( MAQ ), Mangalore-60 Kms
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