New Delhi: Mookambika Temple Kollur is one of the most prominent shrines in India. Located at a distance of 147 km from Mangalore in the picturesque surroundings presented by the banks of the river Sauparnika and the lush green Kodachadri hill, the temple attracts millions of pilgrims every year.
It is the only temple that is dedicated to goddess Parvathi, the goddess Parvathi is called in Tamil as Thai Mookambika.This temple is believed to be created by Parashurama.
This temple has a long history for its origin. It is said goddess Parvathi killed the Kamsasuran who lived here and who attempted to become powerful through his penance.