Nara Hari Betta, Bantwal
Posted: Monday, August 18th, 2008 | Views: 9094
Holy place [Temple]  -   Bantwal
It is situated 25 km from Mangalore in Bantwal.
How to reach:  By KSRTC & Private buses from Mangalore to Bantwal.
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This Shiva temple is also historically known as a place where Nara and Hari, incarnations of Lord Vishnu were supposed to have performed the penance. This hill top temple is also known for its lyrical ponds, which are in the shape of Shanka (Conch), Chakra (Wheel), Gadha (Heavy Weapon) and Padma (Lotus), the weapons of Vishnu. Taking a holy dip in these ponds on the day of Karthik Somvar is considered to be sacred according to the Hindu mythology. Shravan Amavasya is considered to be one of the most auspices day as per Hindu calendar.  Devotees dip themselves in the Narahari pond in their quest to attain salvation and get freed from their sins.

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Taking a holy dip in these ponds on the day of Karthik Somvar is considered to be sacred according to the Hindu mythology.
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