MANGALADEVI TEMPLE


The Mangaladevi Temple is a Hindu temple at Bolara in the city of Mangalore , situated about 3km southwest of the city centre. In this temple, Hindu god Shakti situated in the form of Mangaladevi. The city of Mangalore is named after the presiding deity, Mangaladevi. According to some legend, the temple is believed to have been built by Parashurama, one of the ten avatars of Hindu god Vishnu and later expanded by Kundavarman. The temple is built in Kerala style architecture, with most of its structure made of wood. The presiding deity, Mangaladevi in the central shrine is in a seated posture. There are shrines around the sanctum for other deities.

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