Sri Aprameya Swamy / Navaneeta Krishna temple, Dodda Mallur Temple

About the temple

The presiding deity of the temple is Sri Aprameya Swamy. However it is more popular as the Navneeta Krishna temple. Aprameya swamy gives darshan in standing posture with shanku chakra in upper two hands and Gadha and padma in the lower hands. It is believed that Sri Rama had stayed here for many years and worshipped the Lord here and hence Sri Aprameya swamy is also called Sri Ramapreya swamy. Outside the temple is a mandapam dedicated to and called "Purandara dasa mandapa" for composing the popular krithana "Jagado dharana" at this temple immersed in the beauty of Lord Navaneeta Krishna. This ancient and beautiful temple is said to have witnessed several miracles. Worshipping Lord Navaneetha Krishna here is supposed to mitigate 'Putra Dosha' and ' Sayana Dosha'.

How to reach

The temple is about 60 kms from Bangalore on the Bangalore Mysore highway. There is a big arch on the left side of the highway while coming from Bangalore after Channapatna leading to the temple. Most of the trains on the Bangalore - Mysore section stop at Channapatna. The temple can be reached by taking an auto from there. By road, doddamallur temple is located on the Bangalore - Mysore highway just 3 kms from Channapatna bus stand. Auto charge about 25-30 Rs for one way trip to the temple. By air, the nearest airport is Bangalore.

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Ramapreya Swamy
Aravindhavalli Thayar
Navaneetha Krishna
Vaikuntanatha swami
Vedantha Desika
Pillai Lokacharya
Manavala Mamuni

Temple timings and contact details

The temple is open from 8 am to 12.30 am in the morning and from 5.30 pm to 8.30 pm in the evenings. The contact person name is Sri Embar venu at 9448077348.

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Anonymous said...

Can you also post the photo of this temple

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