BR hills Bilagiri Sri Ranganatha swamy temple :

God and Godess :

  • Biligiri ranganatha swamy
  • Alamelu ammanavaru
  • Lord Hanuman

Location :

BRhills Biligiri Ranganatha swamy temple
B R Hills, Biligiriranganabetta, Yelandur Taluk
Kodagu district-571441
Karnataka

Timings :

  • Morning 07:00 AM to 09:45 AM
  • Morning 10:30 AM to 02:00 PM
  • Evening 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM

Temple History :

Biligiri Ranganatha Swamy Temple is situated in Yelandur Taluk of Chamarajanagar District at lofty hillock situated at a distance of 28 km. from Yelandur is an enchanting place. Lord Maha Vishnu is the presiding deity of this temple and giving darshan as Sri Ranganatha Swamy. This temple is located between the beauties of nature. The forest around having elephants. The approach to the hill from Chamarajanagar 49 km. is more enjoyable as it passes through a green chain of hill ranges. The temple of Maha Vishnu was described as of Ranganatha during the visit of Tippu Sulthan to this place on a hunting expedition and thus became popular as Billigiri Ranga. In Sanskrit, the hill is called Swethadri.

The highest point of the hill is about 5091 ft. above sea level and has the temple of Biligiri Rangaswamy. The car festival takes place during the annual Jatra on Vyshaka Chaviti where nearly 50,000 people assemble. Behind the temple little away is the fine witnessing platform which enables the visitor to enjoy the panoramic aerial view of the surrounding field and green forests.

Festivals :

  • Rathotsava
  • Sankranthi (Chikkajathre)
  • Vasanthotsava
  • Ratha Saptami

Ticket price for rituals, darshanams & special sevas :

  • Garudothsava (Big-Colour) – Rs 250.00
  • Garudothsava (Big-Silver) – Rs 100.00
  • Garudothsava (Small-Silver) – Rs 50.00
  • Thulasi-Kumkuma Sahasranama – Rs 50.00
  • Thulasi-Kumkuma Ashtothram – Rs 20.00
  • Gajalakshmi Ammanavara Uthsava – Rs 20.00
  • Aane Vahana (Elephant) – Rs 40.00
  • Ranga Mantapothsava – Rs 30.00
  • Raasa Kreedothsava – Rs 20.00
  • Brundavanothsavasa – Rs 20.00
  • Simha Vahana (Lion) – Rs 20.00
  • Hamsa Vahana (Swan) – Rs 20.00
  • Kudure Vahana (Horse) – Rs 20.00
  • Shesha Vahana (Snake) – Rs 40.00
  • Surya Mantapothsava – Rs 40.00
  • Kanaka Pallakki Uthsava – Rs 20.00
  • Hanumantha Vahana (Monkey) – Rs 40.00
  • Kalyanothsava – Rs 2750.00
  • Samoohika Kalyanothsava (Only during Car festivals) – Rs 200.00
  • Shayanothsava – Rs 50.00
  • Panchamritha Abhisheka – Rs 0.00
  • Abhisheka in both the Shrines-Swamyyavarige & Ammanavarige (Only on Friday) – Rs 800.00
  • Abhisheka to only Sri RanganathaSwamy (Only on Saturday) – Rs 500.00
  • Mantapothsava – Rs 250.00
  • Hosa Mantapothsava Samprokshane (Devotees shall bring the required materials) – Rs 500.00
  • Theppothsava – Rs 100.00
  • Mohini Alankara – Rs 30.00
  • Odave & Vashthra Samarpane (Jewelry & Cloth) – For worth up to Rs. 50 2.00
  • Odave & Vashthra Samarpane (Jewelry & Cloth) – For worth exceeding Rs. 50/- by every Rs. 25/- 1.00
  • Akanda Nandadeepa (Devotees should bring 16 liter Oil per month) – Rs 25.00
  • Silver Parinaya Peetothsava – Rs 15.00

Nearest Temples Around BR hills Bilagiri Sri Ranganatha swamy temple :

  • Talakkad Sri Vaidyanatheswara Swamy Temple – Mysore District – 54.00 km
  • Somanathapura Sri Chennakesava Swamy Temple – Mysore District – 61.00 km
  • Nanjanagud Srikanteswara Swamy temple – Mysore District – 68.00 km
  • Kalale Sri Kalale LakshmiKanta Swamy Temple – Mysore District – 70.00 km
  • Mysore Sri Sweta Varaha Swamy temple – Mysore District – 83.00 km
  • Mysore Sri Chamundeswari Devi Temple – Mysore District – 88.00 km
  • Srirangapatna Sri Ranganatha Swamy temple – Mandya district – 96.00 km
  • Basaralu Sri Mallikarjuna Swamy Temple – Mandya district – 118.00 km
  • Melkote Cheluvanarayana swamy temple – Mandya district – 132.00 km
  • Hosaholalu Sri Lakshmi Narayana Swamy Temple – Mandya district – 132.00 km
  • Nagamangala Sri SoumyaKesava Swamy Temple – Mandya district – 140.00 km
  • Govindanahalli Sri PanchaLingeswara Temple – Mandya district – 145.00 km
  • Ooty Mariamman temple – Nilgiri district – 145.00 km
  • Kikkeri Brahmeshwara Swamy Temple – Mandya district – 148.00 km
  • Bangalore ISKCON temple – Bangalore urban district – 182.00 km

Nearest Bus Stations :

  • Yelandur – 24.00 km
  • H.Mookahalli – 31.00 km
  • Kollegal – 32.00 km
  • Chamarajanagar – 45.00 km

Nearest Railwaystations :

  • Chamarajanagara – 45.00 km
  • Nanjangud – 68.00 km

Nearest Airports :

  • Coimbatore International Airport, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu – 175.00 km
  • Kempegowda International Airport, Bangalore – 211.00 km
  • Calicut International Airport,Kozhikode – 219.00 km
  • Kannur International Airport, Kannur – 243.00 km
  • Tiruchirapally International Airport, Trichy – 346.00 km

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