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Banashankari(Amma) Temple in bangalore Karnataka

Here is Some Information about Banashankari Temple in bangalore  Karnataka India.

Location :   Kanakapura Road ,Bangalore
Built in: 17th century
Built By: Somanna Shetty
Dedicated to: Banashankari Amma
Significance: One of the temple
Temple Timing: 6:00 am - 01:00 pm , 4:30 pm - 09:00 pm
Visiting Timing: 1 Hour
Best time to Visit:  Oct to Feb
Phone : +(91)-80-26714989, +(91)-9483544989
Nearest Bus Stop :  BMTC Bus Stop
Nearest Railway Station: Bangalore City Railway Station
Bangalore City Railway Station
Nearest Airport: Bangalore Airport    

More Information about Banashankari(Amma) Temple

Banashankari Amma Temple is one of the very famous temple in Bangalore, not because of the temple looks but because of the beliefs, surrounded by the temple. Banashankari Temple in Southern Bangalore, located on Kanakapura Road.Devotees have strong belief in the goddess also it is believed that she fulfills desires for prayers done in true sincere. The belief in goddess is so strong that a huge number of devotees visit this temple every day.Banashankari Amma Temple was founded in 1915 by Somanna Shetty, a devotee of Banashankari Amma. Though it is opened on all days, special pujas with deeparaadhana are offered on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays which throng thousands of devotees. The temple witnesses three major festivals like Banashankari Utsav on September 13, Dasara in October and the temple anniversary in Pushya Maasa (December/ January).


 Annual Fair held at Banashankari Temple, Bangalore

The annual fair is held in the final week of December or the very first week of January, to mark the anniversary of this temple. The annual fair witnessed by huge number of devotees of Bangalore city as well as different parts of Karnataka.The Dussehra festival celebration is also held at Banashankari Temple in great devotion in October.

Unique Time and Form of Offering Prayers

One of the unique features of this temple is that the deity is worshipped in Rahukala, considered to be an inauspicious time according to Hindus. It is believed that worshipping Banashankari Amma in Rahukala rids one of all the hardships and paucities in life. There is a large rush of devotees in the temple, especially on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays, considered to quite auspicious for doing puja. The prayers are offered by lighting multiple oil lamps in half cut lemon peels, whose pulp has been removed.

How To Reach Banashankari Amma Temple 

By Road : There are many public and private vehecals available to reach Banashankari Amma Temple in Bangalore.

By Rail :  The Nearest Railway station is Bangalore City Railway station.

By Air : The Nearest airport is bangalore Airport.

Nearest Attraction of   Banashankari Amma Temple 


  • Mekedatu
  • Vidhan Soudha
  • Vikas Soudha
  • Attara Kacheri
  • Gandhi Bhavan
  • Chowdaiah Memorial Hall

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