What is Ishavasyam ?

ISHAVASYAM Is the lodging accommodation planned for the comfort of Devotees and tourists who throng this holy place. The project is executed with the holy blessings of His holiness Srimad Jagadguru Shankaracharya.

A luxury accommodation comprising of about 120 Rooms with all the modern facilities like Air conditioning, power backup, car parking, restaurant, party hall, children play area, gym, beautiful land scape etc. It is a Ground floor + three upper floor building coming up on a land which is almost on the main road, very close to the main city area, but in very quiet and serene surroundings away from the city noise and traffic.

Where It is located ?

Sri Kshetra Gokarna is a small temple town on the western coast of India in the Kumta taluk of Uttara Kannada district of the state of Karnataka. Gokarna – nestles between the vast Arabian Sea on one side and amazingly beautiful Sahyadri Ghats on the other side. Famous for beaches and temple of Lord Shiva in the form of “Atmalinga” , the city draws vast pilgrims and tourists from world over. It is believed that “Atmalinga is in the form of cow’s ear and that is why the name ” Gokarna”- the cow’s ear. Gokarna is known as one of the seven important Hindu pilgrimage centers. It is on what was once an unspoiled beach near the estuary of the river Aghanashini. Recently, due to the influx of tourists, the character of the town has changed; it is no longer just a centre of pilgrimage, though large numbers of devotees visit to offer prayers and worship to Lord Shiva. Gokarna is a temple town and a holiday destination.


Religious Attractions

Gokarna is an important centre of Sanskrit learning. It is a place where Sanskrit knowledge is passed down from generations. Many Hindus perform the last rites here.

Maha Ganapathi Temple built in honour of the boy Ganapathi, who deceived the demon Ravana by keeping Atmalinga on ground before Ravana returns from sandhyavandana. The deity here is two-armed, standing and at least 1500 years old.

Uma Maheshwara Temple – Another Shiva Temple in Gokarna, this time housing the Lord with Goddess Parvati. Bhadrakali Temple, Tara Gauri Temple, Venkataramana Temple – The only Vishnu temple in Gokarna.

Kotitheertha is a man-made tank that is used for immersion of idols and ritual bathing. It is surrounded by many temples

Mallikarjuna Temple – Ashoke is the ancient habitat of Gokarna. This is the original Gokarna and is the place where Sri Ramachandrapura Mutt was started. Sri Ramachandrapura Mutt has recently built Sri Mallikarjun Temple in Ashoke. It is an egg shaped(Andaakara), very rare, beautiful temple which is built only with stones.

Birth Place of Sri Anjaneya – Gokarna is the birth place of Sri Anjaneya – Hanuman. There is a place called Kesari Theerth – which is next to Kudle beach. Kesari Theerth – is situated between the vast Arabian Sea on one side and beautiful Sahyadri Ghats on the other side. That is the birth place of Sri Anjaneya!!

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