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Talakaveri  

  Madikeri , Karnataka.
FREE

  • Spiritual
    Category
    Spiritual
  • duration
    Duration
    1 - 2 Hours
  • mobile_voucher
    Mobile Voucher
    Accepted
  • accepts donations
    Donation
    Accepts
  • bird spotting
    Bird spotting
    Zone
  • parking
    Parking
    Available
  • snacks counter
    Snacks counter
    Available
  • staircase
    Staircase
    Available
  • baby friendly
    Couple
    Friendly
  • ExploreBees
    Baby
    Friendly
  • changing rooms
    Changing room
    Available
  • sitting area
    Sitting Area
    Available
  • footwear counter
    Footwear Counter
    Available
  • souvenir shop
    Souvenir shop
    Available
  • prayer room
    Prayer room
    Available
  • cctv
    Cctv
    Available
  • security guard
    Security guard
    Available
  • dustbin
    Dustbin
    Available

Ticket

  • free entry
    free entry
  • adult ticket
    Adult
    FREE
  • children ticket
    Children
    FREE
  • mobile camera
    Mobile Camera
    FREE
  • still camera
    still camera
    FREE
  • video camera
    Video Camera
    FREE

Description

Talakaveri or "Talacauvery" is the place which is considered to be the source of the Cauvery River. Talacauvery is the most important Goddess for the people of Kodagu or Coorg and worshipped by one and all. It is located by the Brahmagiri hills and is considered generally to be the source of river Cauvery. It is located in the Brahmagiri hill near Bhagamandala in Kodagu District, Karnataka. Talacauvery is at an altitude of around 1276 meters above sea level, the spot can be reached by a 2 km journey from Bhagamandala up the Ghats. Talakaveri is famed as a mountain region with the original source of famous river Cauvery and hence the name Tala-Cauvery 

the temple here is dedicated to Lord Agastheeswara, which denotes the link between Kavery and Sage Agasthya. It is also marked by a small temple, and the area is frequented by pilgrims. There are 2 temples, a Shiva temple and with a rare and ancient Shiva Linga, and another temple dedicated to Lord Ganesha. This temple has a holy Ashwantha tree where, according to legend, the Trimurtis - Brahma, Vishnu, and Mahesh gave darshan to sage Agasthya. Kaveri River originates as a spring feeding the tank called the holy Kundike , which is considered to be a holy place to bathe on special days.


Tips

  • While on a visit to the temple which is a place of worship, you are advised to come decently dressed as a mark of respect.
  • Shorts and skirts not permitted inside the temple. You have to rent lungi before entering the temple If you are in shorts.
  • Please note that there are limited options here to have food, with limited variety in meals. 
  • Best time to start the trip is early morning to avoid the crowd.
  • Talakaveri temple will be covered in mist ii the monsoon season and looks beautiful.
  •  You can dip in holy water pound in Talakaveri temple.  also, devotees do carry this holy water. 
  • You need to walk a little. Take the steps to reach the top of brahmagiri hill which offers a beautiful view of mountain ranges and you feel closer to the clouds. The lush green meadows are picturesque and a feast for nature lovers.

Operational Hours

January to December
Monday 06:00 AM - 08:30 PM
Tuesday 06:00 AM - 08:30 PM
Wednesday 06:00 AM - 06:00 AM
Thursday 06:00 AM - 08:30 PM
Friday 06:00 AM - 08:30 PM
Saturday 06:00 AM - 08:30 PM
Sunday 06:00 AM - 08:30 PM
Last Admission 08:00 PM

Things to carry

  • id card
    Id card
  • camera
    camera
  • selfi stick
    Selfi stick
  • water bottle
    Water bottle
  • sunglasses
    Sunglasses
  • cap
    Cap
  • medicine
    Medicine
  • sun cream
    Sunscreen
  • power bank
    Power Bank
  • Food or Snacks
    Food or Snacks

Things Not Allowed

  • no alcohol
    alcohol
  • no weapons
    Weapons
  • no pets
    Pets
  • no skate board
    Skate board
  • no smoking
    Smoking
  • no wifi
    Wifi
  • no plastic bag
    Plastic Bag

Near By

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  • fuel station
    Fuel Station
    7.6 KM
  • restaurant
    Restaurant
    0.5 KM
  • hospital
    Hospital
    45.7 KM
  • pharmacy
    Pharmacy
    15.8 KM
  • hotel
    Hotel
    2.4 KM
  • bus stop
    Bus Stop
    8.2 KM

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