The temple is situated in the valley of Kodachadri Mountain Peak on the banks of Souparnika River. At a separation of 60 km from Murudeshwar, 73 km from Udupi, 90 km from Jog Falls and 133 km from Mangalore, Sri Mookambika Devi Temple is a Hindu sanctuary arranged at Kollur in Udupi region of Karnataka.
It is a well known site of journey in Karnataka and one of the best places to visit close Murudeshwar. This sanctuary is devoted to Goddess Parvathi. Kollur is viewed as one of the Seven Mukti Stalas made by Parashurama and alternate spots are Udupi, Subrahmanya, Kumbasi, Kodeshwara, Sankaranarayana and Gokarna.
As per Legend, Goddess Parvathi slaughtered an evil presence called Kamsasuran who lived here and endeavored to end up effective through his atonement. Devi alongside the assistance of Veerabadra, Ganesha and Shiva at first made him stupid and he came to be called Mookasuran Mooka implies moronic. Later the goddess slaughtered him with her Chakra and called as Mookambika from that point. Where Devi murdered Mookasura is known as Marana Katte.
Devi Mookambika has three eyes and four arms, with chakra and conch in her grasp sitting in the padmahasana pose. Mookambika is viewed as an appearance of Shakti, Saraswathi and Mahalakshmi. The Panchaloha five metals picture of the Goddess Mookambika is expressed to have been blessed by Adi Shankaracharya amid his visit to this place. Master Shiva is additionally adored in this sanctuary as Lingam.