Shobha Karndlaje

Horanadu Annapoorneshwari temple

Horanadu is located in the picturesque surroundings of Western Ghats of Karnataka. Horanadu is 100 kms south-west of Chikmagalur, located in the midst of thick forests and valleys.

Horanadu is a place of enchanting natural scenery, the ancient temple of Goddess Annapoorneshwari here has been restored and renamed as the Adi-Shaktyatmaka Shree Annapoorneshwari. The single image depicts the Goddess Annapoorneshwari standing on a peeta with Shanku, Chakra, Sri Chakra and Devi Gayathri in her four hands.

The name “Annapoorneshwari” means “Feeding one and all”. The uniqueness of this temple is everybody who visit this temple are provided with food (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner) and place to sleep in the temple premises. Shri Bheemeshwara Joshi is the present Dharmakartaru of Annapoorneshwari temple.

Special occasions:
1. Samuhika Marriage  -28-04-2008
2. Akshaya Thadige – Vaishakha Shudda Thadige 08-05-2008
3. Samuhika Upanayana  – 10-05-2008
4. Navarathri Mahothsava  – Ashwayuja Shudda Padya to Dashami 30-09-2008 to 09-10-2008
5. Mahachandika homa  -  Ashwayuja Shudda Dwadashi 11-10-2008
6. Deepothsava  -   Karthika   Bahula Thadige & Chouthi  15-11-2008 & 16-11-2008
7. Rathothsava  -  Phalguna Shudda Padya to Panchami 25-02-2009 to 01-03-2009
8. Maharathotsava  -Phalguna Shudda Thadige 27-02-2009
9. Havi   – During Dhanurmasa 17-12-2008

Sevas in sannidhi:

Shri Mahatme Parayanapurvaka Mahapooja  = 150-00
Maharanagapooja (Deeparadhana) = 300-00
Rangapooja (Upto- Chakragallu)=150-00
Panchamruthabhishekam (Friday) =100-00
Panchamruthabhishekam (Other day) =25-00
Rice Donation for Annadanam (Per KG)= 10-00
Full Set Prasadam  (with kumkumarchana)  = 50-00
Kumkumarchana (Including Shri Prasadam)   = 30-00
Nandadeep (Per day)   = 30-00
Shri Mahachandika Homa   = 9000-00
Shri Mahaganapathi Homa   = 7500-00
One Day Kainkary Seva to Lord Ganpathi & Shri Annapoorneshwari Ammanavaru  = 750-00
Annadana Seva (For one time)    = 3500-00
Shri Navagraha Pooja   = 250-00
Panchakajjaya Nivedana (To Lord Ganapathi)   = 20-00
Asthothara Kukumarchana  = 15-00
Shri Sathyaganesha Vratha  = 175-00
Shri Sathyanarayana Vratha  =175-00
Varshika Seva (4 Years Only- Yearly One Day)  = 2001-00
Shukravara Seva (for one year)  =  500.00
Hunnime/ Amavasya  Seva  =  500.00

Pooja timings

1) Morning 6:30 AM – 9:00 AM

2)  Noon 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM

3) Evening 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM

Distances from Horanadu:
1. Kalasa: 7 Kms
2. Chikmagalur: 100 Kms (District head quarters)
3. Sringeri: 75 Kms
4. Bangalore: 330 kms

Nearest Airport: Mangalore
Nearest Railway Station: Shimoga

How to reach Horanadu:
Horanadu is well connected by roads various KSRTC & Private Buses ply daily to Horanadu from various places.

Where to stay:
Boarding and lodging facility is provided by Temple trust. Temple guest houses are available to stay. If rooms are not available, devotees can keep their bags and luggages at luggage room and sleep at temple premisis.

Road map to reach Horanadu from Bangalore
From Bangalore to Horanadu via Nelamangala, Kunigal, Hassan, Belur, Mudigere, Kottigehara, Kalasa, Hornadu

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