Nanjangud Nanjundeshwara Temple

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Nanjangud Nanjundeshwara Temple is situated in Nanjangudu near  Mysuru, Karnataka.

Nanjunda means one who has consumed poison and this legend relates to the churing of the ocean when Shiva had to consume haalahala. Nanjunda became Visha kanta and also Srikanta for having digested it. Hence the deity is also known as Srikanteshwara, one cures diseases.

Significance of Nanjundeshwara Temple:

The town is situated on the banks of the Kapila or Kabini River where a dip in its waters on any momentous occasion is considered to be more meritotious than a dip in the Ganges. It is therefore hailed as Dakshina Kashi.

The waters and the soil around the banks are believed to possess curative properties and thus, Sri Nanjundeshwara is also worshipped as bhavaroga vaidya.

Tippu Sultan called him Hakim Nanjunda and gifted an emerald Linga and a valuable emerald necklace as votive offerings for having cured his favourite elephant of an eye disease.

Temple Festivals:

  • Maha Shivarathri
  • Sri Girija Kalyana
  • Chikkajathre
  • Doddajathre
  • Thepotsava
  • Lakshadeepotsava

Temple Timings:

Morning: 6.00 AM to 17500 PM

Evening: 4.00 PM to 9.00 PM


  • The Price of the Puja includes service charges, prasad, packing and courier cost and any other incidental charges
  • We are not agent of any temple, our representative will perform the puja on your behalf and collect the prasadam.
  • You will receive the prasadam within 30 days