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Sringeri


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Sringeri, one of the foremost Shakthi Sthalas of India, lies in the Western Ghats in Karnataka, 150 km from Mangalore and 336 km from Bangalore.Sri Shankaracharya discovered Sringeri at a time when the place was not inhabited by anyone. He saw a frog in labor protected from the blazing sunrays by a raised hood of a cobra. Sankara was greatly moved by the sight, and thus installed the Goddess of learning, Sri Sharada, at Sringeri.

Sringeri town derived its name from the mythological character Rishyasringa, who was a part of Ramayana. Famed for featuring a major centre for Advaita Vedanta, Sri Sarada Samsthanam is also known as Sri Sringeri Sharada Peetham. Sri Sringeri Sharada Peetham was established in the 7th century and is one of the prominent Shakthi Sthalas at present.

Agumbe, Jog Falls, Kudremukh and the Sringagiri hills around are some of the notable sites to visit. Sarada Navratri is a major festival .

 

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Sringeri, one of the foremost Shakthi Sthalas of India, lies in the Western Ghats in Karnataka, 150 km from Mangalore and 336 km from Bangalore.Sri Shankaracharya discovered Sringeri at a time when the place was not inhabited by anyone. He saw a frog in labor protected from the blazing sunrays by a raised hood of a cobra. Sankara was greatly moved by the sight, and thus installed the Goddess of learning, Sri Sharada, at Sringeri.

Hotels near Sringeri

Hotel Advaith Lancer

Hotel Advaith Lancer Sringeri is a new Hotel in Sringeri known for Quality and service.Hotel Advaith Lancer offers 30 beautifull rooms providing comfort, convenience, excellent location, luxurious amenities near to the historical holy temples of Sringeri.


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Kanakas Home Stay

Kanakas Home Stay Sringeri is situated close to Sri Sarada peetham (about 1 km) on Chickmanglur Road near government Junior college.


Best Price: Rs.0 per day


  
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