Mookambika Temple is one of the few famous temples in Dakshina Bharat. It is located in Kollur in the Udupi district of Karnataka. Located on the west coast of the Kollur foothills, it is known for its natural beauty and religious significance
Shakti in this temple is worshiped under the name of Sri Mookambika T. Kollur Temple is commonly known as ‘Mukambi’ or ‘Moongbangi’ in Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Kollur Mookambika Temple is located in Karnataka. But most of the devotees who come here are from Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
The Mookambika temple is unique among the gods of other Hindu deities because it is a form of Mahalaxmi, Mahasaraswati and Mahakali powers. The form of the Divine Spirit is a sacred and religious place for the Hindus. She is worshiped in all its forms. It is believed that praying here is equivalent to praying in thousands of temples.
There are many legendsattached to this temple. In ancient times, a sage called a koala fell to a giant demon The demon was penetrating to gain more power, and the name of the demon became so dumb that the demon silently made him silent in the form of Sarasvati. Due to his silence, he began to bewitched by sages Then Parvati kills the demon in the form of power. So the name of the goddess became emerald. The name of the town was Kollur by the name of Kola Maharishi. It is a well-known temple and is visited by devotees throughout the year. But according to the weather, the place is very hot during the summer. The best time to visit is from mid-November to mid-March, when the temperature is very comfortable