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 Mukambika. 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 mukambika field is unique among the gods of other Hindu deities because it is a form of Mahalaxmi, Mahasaraswati and Mahakali powers. It is a holy and religious place for Hindus. Eucharist is known as the form of all divine powers. She is worshiped in all forms.
There are many legends attached to this temple. In ancient times, a sage called a koala fell to a giant demon. The demon was doing penance to gain more strength, and the demon made him silent in the form of Sarasvati
It is a famous 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.