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Sri Sri Jagadguru Shankaracharya Mahasamsthanam Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sharada Peetam

Sringeri is a place where you can feel the pleasing climate and see more vegetation. This wonderful place is located in center of the Malnad.

You can find that this pilgrimage centre is situated on the side of Tunga the holy river flowing through Chickmagalur district, which is in Karnataka. Hindus find this place to be more auspicious and call this as a religious centre. During eighth century, Jagadguru Adi Shankaracharya formed Sringeri, which is believed to be the first of all four mathas.

Sri Sharada Temple is one of the very famous temples, especially devoted to Goddess Sharadamba. People consider her as the divinity of wisdom and learning. Sri Sharadamba, the Goddess of discovering, was installed by Adi Shankaracharya over a Sri Chakra that was specially fixed on a rock, located on the river Tungas’ left bank.

The temple Sri Vidyashankara was constructed in 1338 A.D. Vidyaranya built this temple on the memory of the pontiff Vidyashankara. He was patron-saint of Bukka and Harihara, who were the brothers, established in the Vijayanagara Empire. This temple depicts the architectural style of both Dravidian and Hoysala, and this unique monument was completely built using stone.

The architecture of the temple shows the medieval temple builders’ astronomical skills in South India. Twelve pillars in the chief temple was chosen to depict the 12 zodiac signs in the usual order, and positioned in such a way that the sun rays fall on every pillar, that mentions the order of 12 solar months. Doors and windows located along the walls of the temple are set in such way that the view of equinoxes sunrise fall on the deity.

The Harihareshwara temple, The Janardhana temple and Shree Sankaracharya temple also look awesome.

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One Response to "Sri Sri Jagadguru Shankaracharya Mahasamsthanam Dakshinamnaya Sringeri Sharada Peetam"

  1. Anonymous says:

    in which places jagadguru sri adi shankaracharya established sri chakram

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