Hasanamba Temple Opening Dates in 2014 - Opening and Darshan Timings - Open Only for Eight Days a Year



Hasanamba Temple located at Hassan in Karnataka opens for darshan only for 8 days in a year just before Diwali. In October 2014, the temple will be open from October 16 to October 24, 2014. Darshan Timings (opening time) are between 6:00 AM and 1:00 PM and 3:00 PM and 10:30 PM.

Hasanamba Temple annually opens on the Thursday after Ashwin Purnima as per traditional Hindu calendar followed in Karnataka and closes after 8 days on Balipadayami day. Goddess Hasanamba is a manifestation of Mother Goddess Shakti and is also considered as a Sapta Matrika in this region.

Tradition has it one of Sapta Matrikas resided here once and she took the form Goddess Hasanamba to bless the land and its people.

It is said that a lamp that is lit on the closing day of Bali Padayami remains lit when the temple is reopened next year.

The annual opening of the temple begins with the ritual of taking out of the jewelry of the Goddess from the district treasury.

People here account numerous tales of miracles performed by Goddess Hasanamba.

Image from Srikanth Manjunath photo gallery