#5 of 16 Places to Visit in Sringeri
Distance (From Sringeri Bus Station): 1 Kms
Trip Duration (Including Travel): 30 Mins
Place Location: Inside Sharada Peetham Complex
Transportation Options: Walk/Trek
Travel Tips: None
At a distance of 1 Km from Sringeri Bus Stand, Janardana Temple is located to the left of Vidya Shankara Temple within the Sharada Peetham Complex.
Sri Jnanaghanacharya established this temple in 14th century during Vijayanagara period. Though the temple is small, the structure is attractive. Beautiful idols of Garuda and Anjaneya are seen on both sides of the temple. This shrine also houses an ancient Sudarshana Chakra.
- There are few other shrines housed in the complex:
- A shrine dedicated to Adi Shankaracharya
- A shrine dedicated to Sri Sureshwaracharya towards right side of Sarada temple
- A shrine dedicated to Sri Bala Subrahmanya near the bathing Ghat
Timings: 6 AM - 2 PM & 5 - 9 PM