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Kallur Mahalakshmi Temple which is in Manvi Taluk is around 20 kms from Raichur.Kallur is also called as second Kollaphur where Goddess Mahalakshmi dwells.The temple has statues of both Lord Venkateshwara and Mahalakshmi.The temple has a great prominence as both Srinivsa and Lakshmi ( husband and wife) are situated together in this place.We know that Lord Srinivasa is located in Tirupati and Mahalkshmi in Kollaphur.This is the only place where you can see both of them together.

Kallur Mahalakshmi

The temple is very auspisious for marriage.They have a procedure here to pray for that.You need to tie a coconut in the temple praying for marriage and after the marriage you should visit the temple. Priest also said that if you call/mail him if will pray and tie the coconut on behalf of you.After your wish is fulfilled you can visit the temple.

Kallur Mahalakshmi


Kallur Mahalakshmi


There is a link for the temple in the wikimapia : http://wikimapia.org/12207668/Kallur-Stop
Address and contact number of the temple:
ಶ್ರೀ ಮಹಾಲಕ್ಷ್ಮಿ ದೇವಸ್ತಾನ
ಮಾನ್ವಿ ತಾಲೂಕು 584118
ರಾಯಚೂರು ಜಿಲ್ಲೆ
(Sri Mahalakshmi Temple,Kalluru,Manvi Taluk,Raichur District,Karnataka PIN-584118)
You can also contact the archakas of the temple …
Devarajachar Archak on 9481546901

Priest also gave me a piece of paper containing the shlokas/mantras which are helpful for marriage and getting child.I am sharing it below.The procedure is everyday after taking bath you should chant them with belief and faith in goddess Mahalakshmi.

(For marriage)
Kathyayini mahamaye maha yoginyadhishwari |
Nanda gopa sutam devi pathim may kurute namaha||

ಕಾಥ್ಯಾಯಿನಿ ಮಹಾಮಾಯೆ ಮಹಾ ಯೋಗಿನ್ಯಧೀಶ್ವರಿ |
ನಂದಗೋಪ ಸುತಮ್ ದೇವಿ ಪತಿಮ್ ಮೆ ಕುರುತೆ ನಮಹ: ||

(For child)
Devaki Suta Govindam Deva Deva Jagatpate |
Dehime tanayam krishna Twamaham Sharanam Gata ||

ದೇವಕಿ ಸುತ ಗೋವಿಂದಂ ದೇವ ದೇವ ಜಗತ್ಪತೆ |
ದೇಹಿಮೆ ತನಯಂ ಕೃಷ್ಣ ತ್ವಮಹಂ ಶರಣಂ ಗತ ||

Thanks to Mr.Ashok (contact_ashok@hotmail.com) who has recently visited the temple and gave me updated phone numbers and other details of the temple.

1. The Archakas’ post is rotated on annual basis amongst their families and this is called ‘Paryaya’.
2. Devotees can offer Naivedyam pooja or just have ‘Darshana’. Those (males) who offer Naivedyam pooja will have to wear ‘veshti’ (traditional white cloth similar to ‘lungi’ but not ‘lungi’) during lunch which is served like ‘prasadam’. It is preferable for women to wear sarees. This is to be noted imporantly by those devotees who wish to offer ‘Naivedyam’ pooja.
3. There is no fixed charges for Naivedyam pooja. It is upto people’s wish to give any amount of ‘dakshina’, which is an honorarium given to Archakas for their Archaka (service). Definitely Goddess Sri Mahalakshmi will be pleased if we serve those who serve Her.
4. There is no provision to get a lodge/stay facility in Kallur. The nearest place would be Raichur.
Devotees who come from far off places can go to Raichur and come to the Temple after having bath, food etc.
5. Devotees who wish to offer Naivedyam pooja should reach the Temple by 10:00 AM. It would be good if they speak to the Paryaya Archaka on phone before they plan their journey. This will help them to know the conditions regarding travel, weather etc.

Below are the Kallur Mahalakshmi stotrams :
(click on the images to get larger and clear view)

Kallur Mahalakshmi

Kallur Mahalakshmi

65 Comments to “Kallur Mahalakshmi Temple”

  1. vijaya says:

    Hi Ashwini,

    can i get a photo of kallur mahalakshmi pl

  2. Girisha says:

    I visited 2.9 years back, Still I am remembering daily for this god and I developed a lot in my life… I will say Maha Lakshmi here only, Thanks Lakshmi Matha …..

  3. N.S.VASUDEV RAO says:

    i am planningto visit KALLUR MAHALAKSHMI during the month of January 13 mostly on 26th or 27th. I would like to have the blessings of SRI MAHALAKSHMI.

  4. chander.y says:

    last week i visited mantralayam [20.4.13]and it was a nice trip except hot during april & may.then i reached raichur[nearly 45 minutes journey] from there i catch the bus to kallur [45 minutes from raichur].get down at kallur and it is 1 km from the bus stop to the temple and autos are available.

  5. s nandini says:

    namasthe guru ji pooja evagu madu beku enu formalities kelu guruji how to do pooja n i heard tat afrt ovr pooja on last day shld giv thamboola n am still unmarried n pls rply me guru ji

  6. Kulkarni m says:

    Hi ashwini,
    you are doing a great job,m glad about it though.
    I always visited this temple evry year &Lord mahalaxmi showed me with fruitful results. .. my family n me are very much well blessed with lordess. I wantd incharge priest to tie coconut on my behalf, nameing as vrushali as I need lord mahalaxmi blessings to start my wedding life. I’ll visit coming year to kallur when I visit india. please do the needful.

  7. amith says:

    Hi, my mom wants to visit the temple how she will come their she d’t no raichur .

  8. Gopalacharya Archak says:

    contact Kallur Mahalaxmi Temple
    Gopalacharya Archak

  9. Uma Joshi says:

    Very useful information.We wish to visit in Nov/Dec 2013

  10. Srinivasa says:

    If anyone has Kallur Mahalakshmi stotrams in Telugu language please share. Thanks in advance.

  11. K.Usha says:

    I am visiting Kallur Mahalakshmi temple since 2008.By God”s grace my development is very graceful.
    Morethan 20 requests were fulfilled.ofcourse most for others.
    friends and relatives.

  12. Sri Mahalaxmi temple Kallur, 03/10/2014 Friday at 10:30 am Daasavaani programme by:sri Santosh Gaddankeri Bagalkot ,&sri Madhwachar joshi Bangalore, Tabla pandit Rajgopal kallurkar, &Roopak kallurkar .

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  15. P.Venkateswarlu says:

    Kindly send me the sloka of goddess Lakshmi for getting job and to be settle in life..

    thank you.

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