Tuesday Jun 25, 2024

Sampige Sri Padmavathi Sri Devi Bhudevi Sametha Sri Srinivasa Temple- Karnataka


Sampige Sri Padmavathi Sri Devi Bhudevi Sametha Sri Srinivasa Temple- Sampige, Turvekere, Tumkur District, Karnataka- 572225.


Sri Srinivasa Amman: Sri Devi, Sri Bhudevi


Champakapuri Kshetram popularly known as Sampige is a small village in Turuvekere Taluk of Tumkur District in Karnataka. It is nearly 104 Kms from Bangalore. Presiding deity is called as Sri Srinivasa and Mother is called as Sri Padmavathi Sri Devi, Sri Bhudevi. The name of the place is due to Champaka trees which were found in this place in the ancient times. Here an ancient Temple of Sri Srinivasa Perumal is situated which according to the Sthala puranam dates back to Dwapara yuga.

Puranic Significance

This place was the capital of King Sudhanva and he worshipped Lord Srinivasa. After his rule the place was under ruins. The idol of Lord Srinivasa was hidden in a Valmika and Narada accompanied by the Gandharvas used to worship the deity every night. A villager noticed a bright light in the Valmika(Ant Hill) and to their astonishment found the Idol of Srinivasa Perumal in it. They built a temple as it is now in that place.Sri. Srinivasa Perumal is in the form of Shanka, Chakra, Gadhadari with Sharanagathi Hastha. Sri Champakapuri Srinivasa is the Haath Perumal of many Hebbar Srivaishnavas.


Every year 10-day Brahmotsavam festivities are held according to the Srivaishnava tradition during May month and on the Vaishaka Shukla Trayodashi Chitra Nakshtram day the Brahma Rathtosavam or Grand Car Festival and Jatra is held during which many of the Hebbar Iyengars from Bengaluru, Tumakuru, Mysuru and other districts come and worship the lord and participate in the Rathotsavam. A huge gathering of people from the villages around also makes this day a crowded day in Sampige and a Village Fair is held.


1000 Years old

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