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Malekal Tirupati Temple near Arasikere in Hassan in Karnataka – Information with Timings – Contact and Address

Malekal Tirupati Temple is dedicated to Sri Venkataramana Swamy and is located at Malekal near Arasikere in Hassan District in Karnataka. Legend has it that Sage Vasishta prayed to Lord Balaji (Venkateswara) here and had darshan of the lord here. The temple is located around 2 km from Arasikere on the Bangalore-Honnavara Highway.

The temple is located atop a hill and one has to climb over 1200 steps to reach the shrine. Govindarajaswamy Temple is located down the hill. It is the same deity that is worshipped on top of the hill and down the hill. Festivals like Rathotsava are performed down the hill. The processional deity of the main murti atop the hill is permanently kept at the Govindarajaswamy Temple.

The most important festival is observed on Ashada Shuddha Dwadasi – 12th day during the waxing phase of moon in Ashada month.

Malekal Tirupati Temple Timings
Daily darshan is from 7:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Special days and holidays 6:00 AM to 8:30 PM
Festival days from 6:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Malekal Tirupati Temple Contact Address
Shree Venkataramana Swamy Temple,
Malekal Thirupathi,
Arasikere Taluk,
Hassan District. Pin - 573103
Phone - 08174-232270 (Tahashildar)
91-8174-233373 (Tahashildar)
958174-233373 (Tahashildar)