Dharmasthala and Udupi, Mangalore
About Dharmasthala and Udupi
Dharmasthala and Upudpi are one of the holiest pilgrimage centers in India. Udupi was established by Dwaaita Saint, Sri Madhwacharya. The specialty of this temple is you can have witness the Lord through a window which has nine holes which is called as Navagraha Kitiki. The reason behind this is a huge belief that the devotees had about this was the idol of Sri Krishna turned around to provide darshan to Kanakadasa. The swamiji of the temple is only allowed to enter the garbha gruha of this temple for performing his daily pooja which he does about 14 times a day.Talking about Dharmasthala is not that easy as the name says it all “Place of Dharma” where Lord Majunatha (Shiva) is worshipped. The dharmadhikari at Dharmasthala is the person responsible to make judgment of the local disputes. This temple is considered as a miracle of paradoxes. Apart from this, Dharmasthala is also famous for Anna Seva (food) is provided to lakhs of devotees on daily basis.Plan your spiritual tour to Upupi and Dharmasthala and get back with loads of blessing from the lord. If you are have the time to extend your religious journey then make a visit to nearby temples such as Gokarna, Murudeshwar, Sringeri and Horanadu.