Nimishamba temple Mysore History, Timings, Route info

As per the Legend, Mukthaka Rishi thought of performing Yaga. The demons Janu and Sumandalas started troubling the Yaga. Weapons used by the Sage went vain as the demons got the boon from Brahma, that no weapon can kill them. Goddess Parvathi appeared before Sage and Killed the demons. Sage hailed Goddess as Nimishamba.

This temple was built by Mummadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar, King for Mysore during 1578 – 1617. It is of 400 years old.

Nimishamba temple Mysore Timings

Morning Hours: 6:30 am – 12:00 pm

Evening Hours: 4:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The above-mentioned timings might differ on special days.

Dress Code: Any decent outfit

Darshan Waiting Time: 30 – 45 mins.

Ticket Cost: Free entry for all devotees.

Navaratri days, Fridays, Public Holidays, Full moon days, Weekends will be crowded.

Best Time to visit: Nov-May.

How to reach Nimishamba temple Mysore?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Mysore which is 35 Km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest Railway station is at Mysore which is 19 Km away.

By Road

  1. The direct bus is available from Mysore to Ganjam.

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