Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
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Home » Places to see in Bangalore » Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple

The Nimishamba Temple is one of most beautiful temples in south India; especially Bangalore. The calm and cool atmosphere at the temple is especially noticeable and make the devotees to get heavenly feelings. This temple is constructed with red laterite stone in the traditional Parashurama Kshetra architecture style.You can not see such a rare and serene temple in the heart of a busy city.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Main Temple - Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple

Designed as per the Agama Sastras, this temple has the shrines of Devi Nimishamba, Moukthikeswara (Siva), Siddhi Vinayaka, Lakshmi Narayana, Saraswathi and shrichakra.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Main Temple - Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple

Of the two specially designed meditation halls in the basement, one is used for meditation and the other to conduct regular prayers, bhajans, marriages etc.

"Chandika Homa" has been performed at the Yajna Shala, which is a part of the temple complex.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Main Temple - Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple

Free and confidential advice on your spiritual concerns is available from our priests at any time.

The service of a well known astrologer is also available at the temple. If you have any questions/concern astrologer, Jayanth Sooryan, will be happy to answer online.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore

The temple has both A/C and non-A/C halls available for public for their functions on a nominal charge. In addition to the halls, the temple provides delicious foods for the functions too. All the income goes to the development of this temple.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore

Dieties at Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple

Shri Siddhi Vinayaka

Siddhi Vinayaka is another name for Lord Ganesha, who bestows grace and removes all obstacles. In Sanatana Dharma, devotees worship Siddhi Vinayaka before commencing any task or undertaking any enterprise. This provides an auspicious beginning and ensures the smooth completion of the task. Siddhi means attainment and accomplishment. Spiritual seekers, who worship Siddhi Vinayaka, attain the dedication, devotion and perseverance that are required by all spiritual seekers on the path of Truth.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore

Shri Lakshmi Narayana

Narayana is a form of Maha Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi is His divine consort. Narayana is the embodiment of our own Soul or consciousness. Goddess Lakshmi, whose gaze always rests on the Lotus Feet of Her Lord, symbolises the attitude of devotion and dedication that every devotee must cultivate. Taken together, Lord Narayana and Goddess Lakshmi represent the abundant wealth of the Soul. Worshiping them activates our consciousness and fills our life with prosperity, abundance and wealth.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Entrance - Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore

Shri Saraswati

Goddess Saraswati is the Goddess of Learning, worshipped to obtain supreme knowledge or Jnana. There are very few Saraswati temples in the world. In Bangalore, this is the only temple having Saraswathi shrine. She is also the patron Goddess of all forms of art like music and dance. At Shri Nimishamba Devi temple, there are special sevas to offer to Goddess Sarawati such as Vidya Yashas Pooja- for success in education, Vidya Aarambha Pooja - performed before starting the formal education of a child - and similarly, Sangeetha Aarambha and Nrithya Aarambha poojas for music and dance.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Left Side Entrance - Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar

Shri Moukthikeswara

Moukthikeswara is a manifestation of Lord Shiva. In Sanskrit, Mukti means liberation or salvation, and Ishvara means Lord and Master of all beings. So, He is the Lord who grants salvation to all beings and liberates them from their troubles, worries, and problems. He is also the embodiment of Supreme Awareness. When we worship Him, we become aware of the Divine core in our own being.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Outer Corridor - Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore

Shri Anjaneya

Anjaneya, also known as 'Hanuman', symbolises devotion and strength. For a spiritual seeker, worshipping Anjaneya instills supreme faith - Shraddha, supreme devotion - Para Bhakti and surrender - Sharanagati. Being a chiranjeevi, He protects all beings and removes fear.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Back side corridor - Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar


Shri Mundini

Goddess Mundini is the hand maiden of the Divine Mother Shri Nimishamba. Being the guardian of the Devi, She maintains a record of all the devotees who come to Her temple and the prayers they offer at Her Lotus Feet. It is a tradition to pray to Goddess Mundini after praying to the Divine Mother because She is the eternal witness who records our visit and submits our prayers to the Divine Mother.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore

Shri Kshetra Palaka

He is the Guardian Deity of the precincts of the temple. He protects the shrine from all evil powers and negative energy.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Right Side Entrance - Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar


Shri Shiva Bhaskara

The Sun God, who is the remover of the darkness of ignorance, gives the light of true knowledge. In this holy temple of Devi Nimishamba, Lord Shiva Bhaskara is also a guardian deity who blesses all the devotees at the entrance.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Yagha Sthal - Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore

Shri Dakshina murthi

The temple has a serene meditation hall, where the Prathama Guru Shri Dakshinamurthi has been consecrated. Shri Paaduka is also worshipped here. Spiritual seekers meditate, chant, do Japa, practise Pranayama, Kundalini Kriya and other forms of Sadhana here.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Corridor - Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore


Shri Chakra

The Shri Chakra installed before the deity of the Divine Mother Shri Nimishamba in the sanctum sanctorum of the temple symbolizes the periodical cycles of creation, sustenance and dissolution of the cosmos. Worshipping the Shri Chakra has innumerable benefits.

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Front Entrance - Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore

List of Pooja

1. Nava chandika homa ( for prosperity )
2. Chandika homa ( for prosperity )
3. Mahaganapathy homa (for removing all hurdles of life)
4. Atharvashirsha homa ( for fulfillment of wishes )
5. Durga homa ( for removing sorrows )
6. Navagraha homa ( for clearing all graha doshas)
7. Shree suooktha homa ( for Shri. Lakshmi's blessings)
8. Swayamvara parvathi homa ( for getting married )
9. Lakshmi narayana hridaya homa ( for prosperity )
10. Mruthyunjaya homa ( for avoiding unnatural death )
11. Rudra homa ( for removing all evils from us )
12. Shukraadithya shandhi homa ( for removing shukra dosha )
13. Kuja rahu shandhi homa ( for removing kuja and raghu dosha )
14. Rahu bruhaspathi shandhi homa ( for removing rahu and bruhaspathi )
15. Dhanwanthari homa ( for health )
16. Purusha sooktha homa ( for getting male baby )
17. Kuja shanthi homa ( for removing kuja dosha )
18. Shani shanthi homa ( for removing seven and half shani dosha )
19. Rahu shanthi homa ( for removing rahu dosha )
20. Kethu shanthi homa ( for removing kethu dosha )
21. Kala sarpa shanthi homa ( for removing all sarpa doshas )
22. Sarpa shanthi homa ( for skin diseases )
23. Sudarshana homa ( for heart diseases )
24. Pavamana homa ( for clearing all sins )
25. Bhuvaraya homa ( for land dispute clearings )
26. Ayushya homa ( for birthday )
27. Panchamarihshta shanthi homa ( for removing all childhood diseases )
28. Namakarana homa ( naming ceremony )
29. Upanayana
30. Vivaha homa ( for marriage )
31. Sarpabali or Asleshabali or Ayillom puja ( for removing naga dosha )
32. Ugra ratha shanthi homa ( 60th birthday )
33. Rudraikadashini or Satharudra homa ( for removing all sins )
34. Saraswathi homa ( for education )
35. Sathyanarayana pooja ( for wellbeing )
36. Durga namaskara ( only in the evening ) ( for marriage )
37. Chandikaparayana ( for prosperity )
38. Navagraha pooja ( for navagraha blessings )
39. Shani pooja ( for shani dosha )
40. Threkala pooja ( for peaceful life )
41. Vishnu Sahasranama homa ( for a contended life )
42 Santhana Gopalakrisha homa ( for children )
43. Narasinha homa
44. Vayustuti Pusharana homa
45. Navagraha japa

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore

In addition to the above list, the following poojas can also be done on demand

Sankashtakara pooja on all chadurdhi
Sathyanarayana pooja on alla paurnami/full moon day
Asleshabali on all aslesha nakshtra or ayillom nakashtra
Special pooja on shashti
Special pooja on pradosha and masa sivarathri

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore

Address

93, 12th Cross, Ideal Homes Circle, Ideal Homes Township, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, 560 098, Bengaluru, Karnataka 560001

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore

Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore
Shri Nimishamba Devi Temple, Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bangalore

 
 
 
 
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