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Shankaranarayana Village is located 32 km to the east of Kundapura in Karnataka. Shankaranarayana is also called Krodha Kshetra based on the legend that a sage named Krodha performed penance here. It is one of the seven places of pilgrimage mentioned in the Skanda Purana. The word Shankaranarayana suggests Shiva and Vishnu.

Located near the Western Ghats, Shankaranarayana is also famous for its Shankaranarayana temple. The temple has a beautiful bronze image of Harihara and some fine wood carvings. Shankaranarayana Jaatre is the most celebrated festival at Shankaranarayana.

Mangalore Airport is the nearest airport from Kundapura. Kundapura Railway Station is the closest rail terminal. Shankaranarayana village is connected by road to Udupi.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Udupi


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