Ram Charan Visits Mysuru’s Powerful 1000-YO Chamundeswari Temple; Here’s Why You Should Too!

While shooting for director Shankar's 'Game Changer' in Mysuru, actor Ram Charan visited the renowned Chamundeswari Temple.

by Sanjana Shenoy
Ram Charan Visits Mysuru’s Powerful 1000-YO Chamundeswari Temple; Here’s Why You Should Too!

It’s no secret that for most of us, a trip to Mysuru would entail a visit to the famous Chamundeshwari temple. The same goes for the RRR star Ram Charan. The actor has recently resumed shooting a new schedule of director Shankar’s film, ‘Game Changer’ in Mysuru. Ram Charan took some time out of his busy schedule to visit the famous and powerful Chamundeshwari temple. And let’s tell you why you should too.

While Shooting In Mysuru, Ram Charan Seeks Darshan At 1000-YO Chamundeswari Temple

After his globally successful film, the Rajamouli-directorial, RRR, actor Ram Charan is shooting for his next big budget venture, Shankar’s ‘Game Changer’. The film, which is likely to release in 2025 is currently being filmed in Mysuru. During his work trip to Mysuru, Ram Charan decided to do a mandatory visit to the renowned Sri Chamundeshwari Temple.

In no time, his temple visit took over the Internet as fans could seen mobbing the actor. Dressed in a camouflage shirt with jeans and wearing sunglasses, Ram Charan waved to his fans. He wore a green shawl around his shoulders which was gifted to him by the temple authorities. Many were heard calling out to him and some even whistled. A viral video showed Ram Charan calmly walking back to his car after his darshan. His bodyguards and temple security paved the way for him.

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Goddess Chamundi: Guardian Deity Of Mysuru And its Royal Family

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Picture Credits: chamundeshwaritemple.in

Now that you know your favourite star has visited Chamundeshwari temple in Mysuru, let’s tell you why it’s one of the most revered and powerful temples in South India. Nestled atop the Chamundi Hill, Goddess Chamundi or Chamundeshwari is the presiding deity of Mysuru and the royal family of Mysuru. This is a Shakti Peetha and one of the 18 Maha Shakti Peethas in the world. The deity, Goddess Chamundi is a manifestation of Devi Parvati, the consort of Lord Shiva. The 1000-year-old shrine of Chamundeswari is visited by thousands of devotees throughout the year.

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Picture Credits: chamundeshwaritemple.in

The deity is believed to have supreme powers and grant boons of devotees who make a pilgrimage from Karnataka and across India. What was once a small shrine was built into a big temple by the Wodeyar dynasty in the 18th century; a tribute for their guardian deity. At the temple complex, you will also come across a statue of the demon Mahishasura wielding a sword in one hand and holding a serpent in the other.

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On the premises, you’ll also see a black granite statue of Nandi which is 15 feet high and 24 feet long. After darshan, devotees can also partake in free meals offered by temple authorities. Since the temple is located on a hill, there are also transport facilities to commute to and from Chamundi Hills and City Bus Stand.

So, does Ram Charan’s visit inspire you to also make a trip to the Chamundeshwari temple? Also, if you have sought darshan here, do share your fond memories.
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