Hornadu – Aadishaktiyatmaka Annapoorneshwaridevi – goddess of food

hornadu annapoorneswari devi

We need food for our survival and pray goddess Annapoorneswari – the goddess of food,  for abundant food supplies.

Goddess Annapoorneswari temple is in Hornadu, Chickmagalir dist, Karnataka, India.

Facts:    

  • The main deity of the goddess is made of gold was put in place by Adi Shankaracharya;
  • the new deity of goddess Annapoorneshwari was consecrated in the temple in 1973

Belief: A person who seeks the goddess blessings would have abundant supplies of food.

Story: It is believed that Lord Shiva once had a curse and that this curse was reversed when the lord visited Goddess Annapoorna for alms and sought her blessings.

LOCATION:

Hornadu, Chickmagalir dist, Karnataka, India.

  • Sri kshetra Horanadu is situated on the banks of river Bhadra
  • The great deity of Adishakthyathmaka Sri Annapoorneshwari’s Prathistapana was done by his holiness Agasthya Maharishi several centuries back.
  • It’s travel through dense forests, ghat roads, green vegetation all along, enjoyable nature tour besides pilgrimage.

CONTACT Info

ADHISHAKTHYATHMAKA SRI ANNAPOORNESHWARI TEMPLE

SRIKSHETRA HORANADU.

Mudigere, Chikamagalur, Pincode: 577 181., Karnataka

Ph: 08263-269714, Fax : 08263-269509.

Cell No: 9448282410.

Email: shriaath@gmail.com

Website: http://srikshetrahoranadu.com

ACCOMMODATION

BHADRA NIVASA LODGE.

Tell: 08263-269615, Cell No: 9845704614.

HOW TO REACH:

  • 330km from Bangalore, 75km from Sringeri, 136km from Mangalore
  • Buses ply from Bangalore daily
  • Airport: The nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport

MEALS at temple: Every visitor to the Annapoorna temple at Hornadu, irrespective of their religion, language, caste, or creed, is provided with a three-course vegetarian meal (including a dessert made from BeLe or Lentils).

DRESS CODE: Male visitors to the temple have to remove their shirts and banians and preferably cover their shoulders with a towel or a shawl, as a symbol of respect and humility in front of god.

TEMPLE LEGEND

It is believed that Lord Shiva once had a curse and that this curse was reversed when the lord visited Goddess Annapoorna for alms and sought her blessings.

MANAGEMENT: Management by the hereditary Dharmakartharu family started 400 years back.

Vamshavruksha of Dharmakartharu’s :-

  • 1st Dharmakartharu                                :-   Sri D.Shankarnarayana Jois
  • 2nd Dharmakartharu                              :-   1st Sri D.S. Bhima Jois
  • 3rd Dharmakartharu                               :-   1st Sri D.B. Venkatasubba Jois
  • 4th Dharmakartharu                               :-   2nd Sri D.V.Bhima Jois
  • 5th Dharmakartharu                               :-   2nd Sri D.B.Venkatasubba Jois
  • 6th Dharmakartharu                               :-   Sri D.V.Gajendraprasanna Jois
  • 7th and present Dharmakartharu      :-   Sri G.Bheemeshwara Joshy.

SPECIAL OCCASIONS

1. Samuhika Marriage
2. Akshaya Thadige Vaishakha Shudda Thadige
3. Samuhika Upanayana
4. Navarathri Mahothsava Ashwayuja Shudda Padya to Dhashami 25-09-2014 to 06-10-2014
5. Sriman Mahachandika Homa Ashwayuja Shudda Dwadashi – 05-10-2014.
6. Deepothsava Karthika Bahula Thadige & Chouthi- 09-11-2014 & 10-11-2014
7. Rathothsava Phalguna Shudda Padya to Panchami
8. Maharathotsava Phalguna Shudda Thadige
9. Havi During Dhanurmasa

Pooja Timing

Mahamangalarathi Time: Morning at 9:00 am, Afternoon at 1:30 pm, Night at 9:00 pm.

Kunkumarchana Time: Morning from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm, Evening from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm.

Prasada Bojana Time: From 12:00 noon to 3:00 pm, Night from 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm.

Note: All the above timings may vary on the special days.

Daily Sevas

  1. Shri DeviMahatme Parayanapurvaka Mahapooja=300-00
  2. Maharanagapooja (Deeparadhana)= 500-00
  3. Rangapooja (Upto- Chakragallu)=250-00
  4. Panchamruthabhishekam (Friday)=100-00
  5. Panchamruthabhishekam (Other days)=30-00
  6. Rice Donation for Annadanam (Per KG)= 20-00
  7. Full Set Prasadam (with kumkumarchana)= 70-00
  8. Kumkumarchana (Including Shri Prasadam)= 40-00
  9. Nandadeep (Per day)= 50-00
  10. One Day Kainkary Seva to Lord Ganpathi & Shri Annapoorneshwari      Ammanavaru=1200-00
  11. Annadana Seva (For one time)= 5000-00
  12. Shri Navagraha Pooja= 300-00
  13. Panchakajjaya Nivedana (To Lord Ganapathi)= 30-00
  14. Asthothara Kukumarchana= 20-00
  15. Shri Sathyaganesha Vratha= 250-00
  16. Shri Sathyanarayana Vratha=250-00

Homa Sevas

  • Shri Mahachandika Homa = 15000-00

The bookings for this homa will be taken in personal at the temple office, phone or postal booking are not allowed. Once the booking is done the devotee will be informed about the homa date in 2 months advance, the devotee has to give the confirmation for the given date. Cancellation of allotted date is allowed if the devotee is not able to perform the homa for the given date. 15 to 20 people are allowed with this pooja, 2 rooms will be provided for the devotee. All the pooja materials for the homa will be provided by us, the devotee has to bring flowers for the homa.

  • Shri Mahaganapathi Homa = 12000-00

The bookings for this homa will be taken in personal at the temple office, phone or postal booking are not allowed. Once the booking is taken the devotee will be informed about the homa date in 2 months advance, the devotee has to give the confirmation for the given date. Cancellation of allotted date is allowed if the devotee is not able to perform the homa for the given date. 15 to 20 people are allowed with this pooja, 2 rooms will be provided for the devotee. All the pooja materials for the homa will be provided by us the devotee has to bring flowers for the homa.

Friday Seva /Shukravara Seva

  • The minimum amount to be payable for shukravara seva is Rs. 500-00
  • The period of shukravara seva is for 1 years only.
  • For a period of 12 months on a given Friday (1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, any one of the Friday) kumkumarchana seva will be performed.
  • Seva can be renewed after 1 year by paying above mentioned amount.
  • Every Friday seva for one year Rs 2000-00. ( 52 week ).

Hunnime / Amavasya Seva

  • The minimum amount to be payable for hunnime/amavasya seva is Rs. 500-00
  • The period of hunnime/amavasya seva is 1 years only.
  • For a period of 12 months on hunnime/amavasya, of every month kumkumarchana seva will be performed.
  • Seva can be renewed after 1 year by paying above mentioned amount.

Yearly Sevas /Varshika Seva

  • The minimum amount to be payable for yearly seva is Rs. 2000-00
  • The period of yearly seva is 4 years only.
  • Annadana for 25 persons will be performed on a particular day every year up to 4 years only. (Birthday, Marriage day, important festivals etc.).
  • Seva can be renewed after 4 years by paying above mentioned amount.

Shashwatha Annadhan Seva

  • This is a permanent seva, for which the minimum amount to be payable is 1,00,000-00
  • Annasantharpana for one batch at a time will be performed on a particular day every year by the interest accrued.

Nearby temples/Spots

  • Kukke Subrahmanya temple
  • Dharmasthala – Manjunatha (Lord Shiva) temple – 108km
  • Sringeri – Sankaracharya sarada peetham – 70 km
  • Udupi Krishna temple – 118km
  • Kollooru Mookaambika amma – 168km
  • Kalaseshwara temple in Kalasa
  • Kudremukh    –    Dam & hanumanagundi WaterFall
  • Ambathirtha    –    Picnic Spot
  • Ballal Rayanadurga    –    Trekking Place
  • Kudremukh Top    –    Trekking Place
  • Mydhadi    –    Trekking Place
  • Kalasa – Kalaseshwara temple – 8km
  • Bellur and Halebedu – (95 km
  • Shravana Belagola Shri Bahubali – 220km

Visit Hornadu and be blessed by goddess of food.

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