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Srirangapatna Sri Ranganathaswamy temple

Srirangapatna is also known as Srirangapattana in the regional language Kannada. It is located on an island in the River Cauvery in Srirangapatna in Mandya district in the state of Karnataka.

The temple has great religious, cultural and historic significance in India. It is at a distance of 15 km from Mysore. This place is referred as Goutama Kshetra in ancient texts and scriptures. It is referred in the texts as Sri Ranganathaswamy temple. It is an ancient temple and was under the Warrior-Kings Hyder Ali and his son Tipu Sultan during the British period.

This ancient temple is largely dedicated to Lord Ranganatha. It was constructed in 9th century by the rulers of Ganga dynasty. It is regarded as in south India, one of the most important Vaishnavite centers of pilgrimage. The Lord is portrayed as resting on the bed of Aadi Sesha. There are three such type of temple on the Cauvery river, they are Srirangapatna is also called as Aadi Ranga, the temple at Shivasamudram is called as Madhya Ranga and the temple at Srirangam as is called as Anthya Ranga. On the other hand, on the banks of river Kaveri, the Nimishamba temple is located at Ganjam. It is nearly 3 km from Srirangapatna.

In this temple, all types of pujas and rituals are conducted in this temple on all auspicious and festival days according to the Hindu calendar. Annual festival of this temple is celebrated in a grand manner. Purnima and Amavasya days are also celebrated in a grand scale in this particular temple.

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