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Kudroli - Gokarnanatheshwara Temple

Kudroli - Gokarnanatheshwara Temple

The Gokarnanatheshwara Temple, otherwise known as Kudroli Sri Gokarnanatha Kshetra, is in the Kudroli area of Mangalore in Karnataka, India. (which is about 3 Km away from the main city area of Hampankatta in Mangalore).  It was consecrated by Narayana Guru. It is dedicated to Gokarnanatha, a Hindu deity also known as Shiva. 
Gokarnanatheshwara Temple
Kudroli Gokarnanatheshwara Temple
Gokarnanatheshwara Temple in Kudroli
Sri Narayana Guru (A social reformer and a saint) consecrated the Shivalinga in this temple in 1912. The original temple structure was in Kerala style, which was replaced, by Chola style during the renovation in 1991. Sthapadi K. Dakshinamoorthy was the architect who designed and built the present temple in the Chola style of architecture. 
Kudroli Sri Gokarnanatha Kshetra
Kudroli Gokarnanatha Kshetra
View of the temple pond
Kudroli Shiva Temple
Kudroli Shree Gokarnanatheshwara Kshethra is a temple with magnificient features which stands out like a heavenly abode on earth in the beautiful coastal town of Mangalore. The temple combines the modern architecture with traditional science of sculpturing. The temple has an entry porche of the elephant - Gajaraja and has an expance of 2 Lakh sq. ft. complete with marble flooring.
Shree Gokarnanatha Kshethra
Address :  Shree Gokarnanatha Kshethra, Kudroli, Mangalore - 575003
Karnataka INDIA.  Phone: 91-(0) 824-2494040, 2495740
How to Reach : Although many city buses stop near the temple, the quickest mode of transportation is by auto rickshaws or taxis from mangalore bus stand.

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