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Mangaladevi Temple

Mangaladevi Temple, built in the 10th century in the memory of the princess of Malabar Mangale from Kerala, is located in Bolar town at a distance of 3 km southwest Hampankatta (Mangalore city center). The city derived its name from Goddess Mangaladevi , the presiding deity of the temple. It is a highly revered temple of the city and Managaladevi is worshiped as 'Shakti', the Goddess of fortune. Constructed in the Pandian style of architecture, thet temple stands amidst thick forest.

Devotees strongly believes that worshipping the deity will brings all happiness and prosperity to their life. The temple has attained special significance for the maidens. It is believed that the ladies who observe the fasting known as 'Mangaladhara Vrata or Swayamvara Parvathi Pooja' will be blessed with an apposite match. Those who celebrate their wedding in this holy place is said to have a happy married life.

The annual temple festival is celebrated during the nine days of Navaratri or Dasara in the month of October. On the eight day, i.e on Ashtami all the weapons are worshipped here and on the ninth day (i.e on Mahanavami) a rathothsava is conducted. Ganesh Chaturthi is also celebrated here with much enthusiasm. 

Contact :  
Mahatobar Shri Mangaladevi Temple
Mangaladevi, Bolar, Mangalore - 575 001
Phone : 0824 - 2415476, 2415477 
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