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“Head Quarters of Dwaitha Philosophy”
Review of Sri Krishna Temple

Sri Krishna Temple
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$105.00*
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Private Sightseeing Tour of Patan and Bhaktapur
Ranked #1 of 36 things to do in Udupi
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Bengaluru, India
Level 3 Contributor
19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
“Head Quarters of Dwaitha Philosophy”
Reviewed October 3, 2013

The Temple ambience, the Diety, The Ashta Matt.s, the history behind the Deity and founder of this Temple, everything is very Attractive. I visit this Temple for the last 12 years. The uniqueness is Eight Mutts how they manage this temple on a 16 years cycle (2yeras per mutt), the Paryaya festival (change of power between mutts) which is celebrated in a grand Ritualistic manner. Thousands gather to see it. A very good tourist attraction.

Visited September 2013
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Chennai, India
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“God Krishna is done every thing.”
Reviewed September 11, 2013

Mangalore to udipi train ticket 35rs one hour thirty mintues running time udipi railway station to Krishnar temple prepaid auto 70rs railway station to Temple 3km In krishna temple rooms available in mutts .I stayed in double bed rooms 300rs but no hot water no towel but room simply clean and neat 24hrs check out time.From room to temple five mintues walk from Krishna temple to bus stand ten minutes walk for this auto 25rs.I visit sep 09 2013 that day Ganesh festival .very less crowd in krishnar temple .Gents want to remove shirts.In temple 6.30am to 9.00pm prasadam available .Two or three hotels available for food many small shops are also available for purchase.After we visit temple we feel very good.More ATMs also available there.Pay and use Bathrooms available for bath and other things.

Visited September 2013
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Chennai
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87 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 96 helpful votes
“Enchanting Krishna, Egalitarian Krishna”
Reviewed September 3, 2013

This Krishna of Udupi is very special. Apart from his captivating appearance and benevolence, legend has it that he opted to turn his back to caste conscious callous group and gave darshan to the humble Kanakadasa, who was refused entry into the temple. The back wall of the sanctum sanctorum gave way upon Lord's grace, so also the outer wall! God looks at the inner soul and the devotion and not the external appearance or the background of the person. The temple is maintained with all its old glory with the minimum of tech support. Present Paryaya of Sode mutt are very sincere and well organised. Visit temple in the early morning. Great Experience.

Visited August 2013
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“Krishna Idol is Mesmerising”
Reviewed August 29, 2013

One wants to just keep watching the Idol of Lord Krishna Idol.. The Idol has to be viewed from the window back side of the temple.. Must visit the pond area for a spiritual experience.. the Matt people are very co-operative and tell us the history of the temple lovingly.. All devotees of all caste & creed are welcome here too.. Very nice religious & spiritual visit..

Visited October 2012
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Bengaluru, India
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“Must Visit”
Reviewed August 20, 2013

The matha surrounds the krishana temple. They look ancient and rustic. There are total 8 matha one can visit.

Visited August 2013
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