Basrur, the historical town of Kundapura taluk on the banks of Varahi river was the vibrant harbour and center of trade. Though, the town lostsignificance as the trade centre now, it is the home to over 40 spiritual sites of all religions.
Like others, the town is spiritual centre for GSB community. Sri Mahalasa Narayani temple , a holy destination for the GSB community is situated in this historical town. Being the century old temple, it was visited by the Swamijis of all Maths including Kashi Samsthana and Gokarna Parthagali Matt. The presiding deity Sri Mahalasa Narayani is being worshipped. The history says that the spirit for the Mahalasa temple was derived from its Moolasthana, i.e. Sri Mahalasa at Mardoli in Goa.
The temple was renovated recently. The temple now adorns a new look with magnificient its 49ft. structure with a 3000 sq.ft. main tower. The temple architecture attracts the devotees as various puranas and stories have been carved in the tower. The craft work on the windows, doors of the temples are worth seeing.
Shri Mahalasa Narayani Temple
Basrur, Udupi – 576 211
Phone: +91 8254 747700