We started ourJourney in early morning at 6.45am to Goravanahalli temple and reached at 8.30am., The distanceis around 80 km from Bangalore, the journey will take around 1.30hr to 2 hr. Travel via National High wayNH7 up to Davas pete then Right towardMadhugiri Road around 40km from Davas Pete. The Temple opens at 6.00am to12.30pm and 5.30 to 8 pm every day. This temple is dedicated to GoddessMahalakshmi, Goddess of Prosperity and Wealth.
According to the Local persons, this village person called Abbayya came into Possession of this Idol and started worshiping at his residence and he blessed with Prosperity and Wealth in the times of 1900s. One day Goddess Mahalaksmi appear in his dream and asked him to build a temple for her, Then temple was contrasted through Abbayya . After few year one devotee called Mrs. Kamalamma come to this village and found the temple in the deserted state. Then she decided to continue the same temple with performing the regular Pooja’s continues and temple was re- established at 1952.
This is one of best place for One day outing with Family, They can visit many temples near by Mahalakshmi Temple like Ranganatha Swamy, Oni Nagappa Temple, Renuka Temple, Venkateshwar. There was a beautiful Dam for Theetha Reservoir in the same place. Family can spend time in this Dam, They can have food, fun etc.
All the devotee believing that visiting to the temple every year will increase their prosperity and Wealth in their family. So most of the devotee from all part of South India will be coming to take blessing from Goddess Mahalakshmi.
Near by places are Devarayana Durga, Madhugiri Fort,
Food is available in the Hotel, Every Day 12.30 pm onwards food will be distributed by Temple
Transport : Private Bus are available from Bangalore and Tumkur, or Own Vehicle is preferable
Darshan : Free Darshan, Rs.100 Special Darshan