About Mookambika Devi Temple :
The Kollur Mookambika Temple is located at Kollur in Kundapura taluk of, Udupi District in the state of Karnataka, India. The temple is a Hindu temple and dedicated to Mookambika Devi. Mookambika Devi is Shakthi devi. The devi is worshipped as Maha Kali in the morning, Maha Lakshmi in the noon and Maha Saraswati in the evening.
Important Seva’s done at the temple.
The following seva’s are performed at the Kollur Mookambika Temple along with other seva’s :
Various Festivals are performed at the temple in different occasions namely :
Shatha Rudrabhishekas andn at the night,
Kalpoktha Navarathri Special Pooja
Car Festival (Rathotsava)- Mahanavami Day (the ninth day.
Chandi Stotra will be read on all the nine days.
Chandika Homa ,
Aksharabhyasa Seva at the Saraswathi Mantapa.
routine poojas with special Naivedyas ,
special Abhishekas, Archanas, Naivedyas,
The Annual Festival:
Held during the month of March or April for Nine days.
Shatha Rudrabhishekha will”.
The main Car Festival ( Maha Rathotsava) will be held on the 8th day.
Boat Festival ( Theppotsava) .
Routine Poojas using Neem,
Performed once in twelve years.
Performed by about 7 Priests, by reading 700 verses and 700 hymns offering sweet pudding (Payasam) 700 times to the Agni. Every day the ‘Chandika Homa Seva’ is performed in the Temple
Guest Houses at kollur Mookambika Devi Temple :
Lalithamba Guest House,
Sowparnika Guest House,
Matha Chatra Guest House,
Jagadmbika Guest House.
How to Reach Kollur:
By Bus :
Bus facility is available from most of the major towns of karnatka. The Main Bus Stand of Kollur is around 500 Meters from the Temple. The nearest major towns are Kundapura and Udupi. Plan to reach these places then you can reach Kollur from these towns easily.
udupi to kollur distance is : 75 km
kollur to kundapura distance is 39 km,
kollur to shimoga distance is 128 km
kollur to mangalore distance is 130 km
kollur to bangalore distance is : 460 km
kollur to murudeshwar distance is 60 km
Kundapura and Byndoor Railway Stations(code-BYR) ) are about 32 Kms and 28 KMs respectively.
By Air :
Mangalore Airport is about 140 Kms from the Temple.
The official website of kollur Mookambika Devi Temple is :
The temple Address/Contact Info :
Sri Mookambika Temple, Kollur, Kundapura Taluk, Udupi District – 576 220
Phone Number : 08254-258221
Kollur Mookambika Devi Temple Timings :
Morning 5 A.M to 1.30 PM
Noon 3.00 PM to 5.00 PM (Only “Darshan” )
Evening 5.00 PM to 9.00 PM (Except Special days)
Vidyarambam Pooja Timings :
Vidyarambam pooja is performed between 6:45am to 1:00 pm Daily.
Vidyarambam in Mookambika Temple:
Vidyaramba Kanike : Fees to be paid at mookamabika temple seva booking .
Go to saraswathi mandapam .
Poojari will tell the mantra, hold your child’s hand and write a mantra on the plate having rice in it as ” Om Hari Sri Ganapthye Namaha ” After that poojari will write a mantra with your golden ring on your Child’s Tongue.
Pooja Duration : 15-20 min (approx)
Dress Code :
The dress code at Koolur Mookambika Temple is as below :
For Seva’s and Pooja’s:
Devotees should not enter the temple wearing shirt, baniyan, coat, hat, T-Shirt.
Kollur Mookambika Devi Ashtakam –
Namasthe Jagad dhatri SadBrahma roope,
Namasthe haropendradathradhi vandhye,
Namasthe prapanneshta danaika dakshe,
Namasthe Mahalakshmi, kola puresi. 1
Vidhi kruthivasa harir viswamedath,
Srujath yaththipaatheethiyathad prasidham,
Krupaloka nadhe, aavadhe Shakthiroope,
Namasthe Mahalakshmi, kola puresi. 2
Thwaya mayayaa vyaptha medath samastham,
Drutham leelayadevi kukshouhi viswam,
Sthithambudhi roopena sarvathra janthou,
Namasthe Mahalakshmi, kola puresi. 3
Yayaa bhaktha varga hi lakshyantha yethe,
Thwaya athra prakamamkrupa poorna drushtya,
Adhogeeyasedevi Lakshhmeer idhi thwam,
Namasthe Mahalakshmi, kola puresi. 4
Punar Vak paduthwathi, heenahi mooka,
Naraiisthair nikamam kalu prardhyase yath,
Nijasyapthaye thwacha mookabika thwam,
Namasthe Mahalakshmi, kola puresi. 5
Yad advaitha roopad, para brahmana sthwam,
Samuddha punair viswa valeelodhyamastha,
ThadahurJanasthwamcha Gowri Kumari,
Namasthe Mahalakshmi, kola puresi. 6
Haresadhi dehotdha thyejo mayapra,
Sphurad chakra rajakya linga swaroope,
Maha yogi kolarhi hruth padma gehe,
Namasthe Mahalakshmi, kola puresi. 7
Nama Shanka chakra bhaya abeeshta hasthe,
Namasthe Ambike, Gowri Padmasanasthe,
Nama suvarna varne, prasanne saranya,
Namasthe Mahalakshmi, kola puresi. 8
Idham stotra rathnm krutham sarva devair,
Hrudhithwam samadhayalakshmyashtakam ya,
Paden nithya meva vraja yaga lakshmim,
Sa Vidhyamcha sathyam bhavathya prasadath. 9