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Sri Sharada Peetham Sringeri: A Holy Place to Visit

Updated on August 1, 2014

Sringeri is a place where goddess of knowledge can be seen. Sringeri is famous for Sri Sharada temple and Sri Vidyashankara temple. The name Sringeri is derived from Sringagiri, a mountain near Sringeri. This place is located in Chickmagalore District in the state of Karnataka, India. This place is situated in the banks of river Tunga.

When Sri Shankaracharya came to Sringeri, He saw something unusual, a snake giving shadow to a frog. Impressed with the place where natural enemies had gone beyond their instincts, he selected the site as the place to stay and teach his disciples. Later he decided to build a temple here and that temple is now called as Sharada temple. This is one of the best holy place in India and it is very famous in South India. And this is not the only place to visit here, there is lot of tourist places around this place like Agumbe, Kigga, Sirimane Falls.

The experience and holiness that you feel here is awesome. I wrote this article just to give basic detail of the place so that it can help people who come from abroad and want to explore India. So don't forget to visit this place if you are visiting India to explore holy place.

If you have any queries about this place or article, please don't forget to write to me I will try to clear your doubts.

How to Reach Sringeri from Abroad?

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If you are from outside India, You should come to either of these international airport and then take bus from there.

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Here I presented only some basic details about the place. If you want to know more about the place then visit Wikipedia or contact me.


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