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Mahabaleswara Temple
Ranked #4 of 12 things to do in Gokarna
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Bengaluru, India
Level 6 Contributor
783 reviews
504 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 707 helpful votes
“Must Visit temple”
Reviewed June 7, 2012

The temple has the aathma linga of Lord Shiva. You can see the linga and do the pooja ourselves, though many priests are around. You get the pooja and abhisheka items outside the temple. Its a beautiful temple and people who has faith in god enjoy the temple and the pooja to their satisfaction. You come out of the temple with lot of happiness and fulfilment. This is considered as one of the seven mukthi kshethras of India.
You can walk to the beach from the temple.

Visited January 2012
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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
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“A holy shrine but with unclean surrounding”
Reviewed May 21, 2012

Mythology says it is an 'Atma Linga" of the Lord Shiva, the shape of which is unique and can not be found any where else. . But the behavior of priests is as usual the same every where. They vie with each other to entice gullible visitors in the name of different abishekams. Please do not become a prey of them. Temple surroundings are dirty and Village as a whole is equally dirty. can not stay more than a few hours in such ambiance.

Visited May 2012
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Bengaluru, India
Level 6 Contributor
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39 attraction reviews
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“Revered Place”
Reviewed March 21, 2012

It is God's grace which brings us to this temple. We are blessed. A little more cleanliness, maintained in the temple is desirable.

Visited March 2012
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