Venugopala Swamy Temple


The Venugopala Swamy Temple set at Hosa Kannambadi, close to Krishna Raja Sagara, is associate example of Hoysala design in Mysore, India. This temple was inbuilt the twelfth century AD round the same time because the Chennakesava Temple at Somanathapura, Mysore district. the most idol of Venugopala Swamy, Lord Krishna enjoying the flute as a cow-herd, was additionally shifted to a brand new temple premises within the restored village. The Eshwara temple is deep within the waters and visual only if the waters recede seldom to the bottom level of thirty five feet. The 700-year-old Venugopala Swamy Temple, however, showed up nearly once a year because of inadequate precipitation.

Before the Krishna Raja Sagara dam project was formed by Sir M.Visvesvaraya in 1909, the temple complicated was settled within the village of Kannambadi. The KRS Dam project felt that Kannambadi and different encompassing settlements would be submerged. The then king of Mysore, Krishna Raja Wadiyar IV ordered the development of a replacement village for the residents of Kannambadi and with competence named it Hosa Kannambadi (New Kannambadi).However, the Venugopala Swamy temple complicated and a pair of different temples specifically Kenneshwara (Ishwara) temple and Kalamma (a native deity) temple had to be abandoned. By 1930, the primary part of the dam was completed and every one 3 temples were submerged.

            The main idol of Venugopalaswamy, Lord Krishna taking part in on flute as a cow-herd, was shifted to a replacement temple within the restored village before the submersion.For over seventy years, the temple lay underwater, once the Khoday Foundation below the steering of liquor baron and presenter Mr. Shri Hari Khoday, took up the task of relocating and restoring the temple. The presiding spiritual being, Shri Venugopalaswamy, Lord Krishna twiddling with his flute as a cowboy, all over again resides within the temple's sanctum. The sanctum sanctorum could be a closed chamber. within the original temple, Venugopala was put in at a lower place a Honne tree (the 'Kino' tree), however that feature apparently couldn't be duplicated.

The original temple complicated was large, with a district of around fifty acres (20 ha) a hundred by sixty yards (91 m × fifty five m). The complicated was a symmetrical building embedded by 2 'prakaras' and also the outer gate (Mahadwara) had verandahs on either side, flanked by the yagasala and also the room. This was embedded by the second mahadwara, that crystal rectifier to the inner enclosure and was similar to the Somanathapura temple.The temple had a garbhagriha (sanctum sanctorum), a vestibule, a middle hall and a mukhya mantapa (main hall). The cell opposite to the doorway had a figure of Kesava (Lord Krishna) and also the south cell, containing the figure of Gopalakrishna, was a later addition.

Things to Do near Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple

Name of the tourist place                               Details Average Kmts                                                                                         
Samyak Yoga
 Caveri Sanedi Bommur Agrahara, Srirangapatna, Mysuru (Mysore) 571438 India 13 km from Temple
Brindavan Garden
Mysuru (Mysore) 576103 India 2.3 km from Temple

Krishnaraja Sagar (KRS) Dam

12 kms north-west of Mysore, Mandya India 2.2 km from Temple
Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary
Srirangapatna Krishnarajasagar dam road, 571427 India 9.7 km from Temple
Pandavapura Taluk Mandya, Mysuru (Mysore) 571434 India 13 km from Temple
Mysuru (Mysore) India 14.2 km from Temple
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
Temple Road, Srirangapatna India 12.4 km from Temple
Gumbaz Burial Chamber
East Srirangapatna, Srirangapatna India 13.1 km from Temple
Balmuri Falls
Srirangapatna 571438 India 5.3 km from Temple
Nimishambha Temple
Srirangapatna 571438 India 13.1 km from Temple


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Venugopala Swamy Temple Timings

Days Timings
Monday 7.00 AM - 12.00 PM , 6.00 PM - 8.30 PM
Tuesday 7.00 AM - 12.00 PM , 6.00 PM - 8.30 PM
Wednesday 7.00 AM - 12.00 PM , 6.00 PM - 8.30 PM
Thursday 7.00 AM - 12.00 PM , 6.00 PM - 8.30 PM
Friday 7.00 AM - 12.00 PM , 6.00 PM - 8.30 PM
Saturday 7.00 AM - 12.00 PM , 6.00 PM - 8.30 PM
Sunday 7.00 AM - 12.00 PM , 6.00 PM - 8.30 PM


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Venugopala Swamy Temple Address

KRS Backwaters | Near KRS Dam, Mysuru (Mysore), India


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