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Shrungagiri Shanmukha Temple in Bangalore Karnataka

Here is some Information about Shrungagiri Shanmukha Temple in Bangalore Karnataka India.

Location:  RajaRajeshwari Nagar,Bangalore
Built By: Sri Bharathi Theertha Mahaswamiji
Dedicated to:Lord Shanmukha
Significance:One of the temple
Temple Timing: 6:30 Am to 12:30 Pm, 4:30 Pmto 9:00 Pm
Visiting Timing: 1 hour
Best time to Visit: oct to Feb
Phone:080 2860 5099 / 09845795796
Nearest Railway Station: Bangalore City Station
Nearest Airport: Bangalore Airport

Shrungagiri Shanmukha Temple is Located at RajaRajeshwari Nagar,Bangalore Karnataka.The twmple was built by Sri Bharathi Theertha Mahaswamiji of Sri Sharada Peetam, Sringeri, to choose Dr R Arunachalam as the contractor to build Shrungagiri Sri Shanmukha Temple on the hillock.Thus ordained and blessed, Dr. Arunachalam's extraordinary visionary capacity guided him to design the entire temple structure based on the very name of Lord Shanmukha,which means a ‘Six Faced God'. The temple features a Crystal Dome above the six faces of Muruga. This Crystal Dome is embedded with 2500 crystals which receive sun rays and convert them into beautiful rainbow patterns. During night, the crystals are illuminated with LED lights which is a must watch attraction. The main sanctum enshrines the idol of Lord Shanmukha with his consorts Valli and Devayanai.

Two huge beautiful peacock statues adorn the entrance of the temple. On the foot hill of Shrungagiri there is a temple of Panchamukhi Vinayaka. Lord Ganesha enshrined here is Simhavahanaroodha (Lord riding a lion). From there devotees have to climb around 100 steps to reach the temple. The temple prakara features numerous idols of Lord Ganesh in various forms.

The Architecture of the Shrungagiri Shanmukha Temple

The Architecture of theTempleThe Shrungagiri Shanmukhatemple is the first of its kind not only in the country, but also in the world. The silent features of the Shrungagiri Shanmukha temple are the Sanctum Sanctorum(Garbha Gudi) is of traditional design, while the exterior of the Shrungagiri Shanmukha temple is of architectural design and theTemple Tower (Gopuram) is totally unique depicting the six faces of Lord Shanmukha.Shrungagiri Shanmukha temple is situated on a hillock which is 240' from the ground level. The total height of the temple is 123'of which the six faced Gopuram itself is62' (including 19' up toneck). The Crystal Dome above the Gopuram has a height of 42', with 33'Diameter and 105'Circumference. The six faces of Lord Shanmukha are 6"thick concrete moulded structures.
The Temple Tower is ultramodern and is being fitted with thousands of Crystals to receive and disperse anarray of colorful LED & Laser lights. A laser graphicsky show is also being organized and the work is in full swing. Once completed,the Temple is bound to be a land mark tourist spot of Bangalore.

Sun Tracking

Surya Kirana Abhisheka to the Lord The uniqueness of Shrungagiri Shanmukha temple is the roof of templeis fixed with a Sun Tracking System having 2 vertical and 2 horizontal sun light sensors, the position of these sensors themselves face to the Sun from morning till evening and track maximum Sun rays at any given point of time during the day. The Sun rays thus tracked are directed on to the main deity, from any direction,enabling 'Surya Kirana Abhisheka' to Lord Shanmukha right from early morning.

Lazer Sky Show

Plans are being finalized to organize a Lazer Sky Show against the background of mist and smoke screens.The fact that the tall structure of the Temple, its Gopuram and the Crystal Dome are all situated on top of a hillock, commands a view from a 10 kms. radius both in the morning and during night. 

How To Reach Shrungagiri Shanmukha Temple 

By Road : There are many public and private vehecals available to reach Shrungagiri Shanmukha Templ.

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

By Air: The Nearest Airport is Bangalore International Airport.

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