Sri Shani Mahatma Temple, Chikka Madhure, Kanasawadi
Sri Shani Mahatma Temple, Kanasawadi is located at a distance of 14 Km from Nelamangala on Nelamangala - Doddaballapur Road in Doddaballapur taluk. This place is also called as Chikka Madhure.
The temple is equally important and sacred like Shaneshwara Temple at Pavagada in Tumkur district. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shani Mahatma (Saturn), the second largest planet.
The Shani Mahatma Temple located at Chikka Madhure was constructed by Ganga Hanumaiah, a local farmer. The temple attracts devotees in huge numbers especially on Saturdays of Shravana Masa
It is believed that one can get rid of or lessen the negative effects of Sade sathi or Ashtama Shani or Panchama Shani on worshipping or
by offering special poojas to Sri Shaneshwara Temple at Chikka Madhure.
In support of this you can see lot of people offering Ellu Batti to the fireplace right in front of the temple. 'Ellu Batti' means black sesame seeds are put into
small pieces of cloth and are tied with black thread and this is dipped in Gingelly oil (Sesame oil).
Temple Timings: 6 AM to 8 PM. Maha Poooja is done at 8 PM every day.
Distance from Kanasawadi or Chikka Madhure
Nelamangala: 14 Km
Doddaballapur: 18 Km
Bangalore: 40 Km
Sri Shani Mahatma Temple
Sri Kshetra Kanasawadi (Chikka Madhure)
Phone: +91 - 80 - 7653723
How to reach Chikka Madhure:
By private vehicle: Reach Nelamangala which is on the Bangalore - Pune Highway. Get into Nelamangala town and then take towards Doddaballapur road.
By Bus: From Bangalore you can take bus to Nelamangala. There are lots of busses from Nelamangala (both KSRTC and Private busses) to Doddaballapur via Chikka Madhure
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