|| Sri Venkateshaya Namaha || || Sri Srinivasaya Namaha ||
“Hattu Avathaaragalanu etthi matthe Sheshadgiriyali
Bhakthariccheya salahu Karunadi Nithya Karkala Puradali”
“Kalyanadbutha Gathraya Kamithartha Pradayine
Srimad Venkatanathaya Srinivasayathe Namaha”
About the temple:
Karkala Sri Venkatramana Temple is an ancient temple belonging to Gowda Saraswath Brahmina Samaj which has a history of over 550 years. The temple is built in a traditional style which attracts the visitors and is at a distance of 50Km from Mangalore. Sri Venkatramana temple is popularly known as ‘Padutirupati’. As the name itself signifies ‘Padu’ means west in Kannada. The rites and the rituals performed at this temple are similar to those of ‘Tirumala’.