Nava Brindavana & Sri Vidyaranya Samadhi, Hampi, Karnataka

About the temple :

Nava Brindavanam or Tombs or Samadhis of 9 Madhva saints in Hampi, Karnataka. Along with the 9 tombs, a small temple for Lord Vishnu (Ranganatha) and Lord Hanuman can be seen. It is situated on the banks of the river Tungabadra. These 9 saints where propagators of Dvaita Sidhanta of Hinduism.

1.Sri Padhmanabha Thirtha
2.Sri Jayathirtha/Sri Raghuvarya
3.Sri Kavindra Thirtha
4.Sri Vageesa Thirtha
5. Sri Vyasaraja Thirtha
6.Sri Srinivasa Thitha
7.Sri Rama Thirtha
8.Sri Sudheendhra Thirtha
9.Sri Govinda Odeyaru

This calm serene place is the perfect place for meditation and chanting. Special pujas are arranged for pilgrims if we inform the priests in advance.

Located inside the ruins of the ancient kingdom of Hampi, near Hospet,Karnataka. Hampi has been declared as international monument by UNESCO.

How to Reach:
 Located in an island in the middle of the Tungabadra river, it is a remote location to reach. You need to take a boat from Anegunthi. Bellarry would be nearest Airport/Railway station. During monsoon, if the river is flooded then transport to this temple is suspended. Google map location is provided at the end of the article.


The nearest place to stay would be hospet. There are also private Mutts or monasteries where we can stay for a short duration.

Contact Persons who can help:
At Navabrindavan:
Mr.Bhakta Vatsalan
Sri Tulasi Garden,
09480464487, 09449743509
Residence: 08533-267880

Travel Operator:
Sri Ragavendra Tours and Travels – http://www.srsttourstravels.com 

Other Places Nearby:

Sri Vidyaranya Guru was one of the pontiffs of the holy Sringeri Mutt. His Mahasamadhi is located in Hampi,near to the Virupakshi Shiva temple.

Location: Hampi, Karnataka 583239, India

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