Sri Venkataramana, Bindu Madhava, Lord Vittala and Ugra Narasimha are adored in this temple. At a separation of 29 Kms from Mangalore and 29 Kms from Udupi, Sri Venkata Ramana Temple situated in Mulki is a twelfth century sanctuary committed to Sri Venkateswara another type of Lord Vishnu. Mulki is arranged on the banks of River Shambavi on NH 17 between Mangalore and Udupi. The historical backdrop of the place shows that Sri Vijayendra Yathi of Kashi Mutt introduced the picture of Ugra Narasimha having a place with Vijayanagar here in 1565.
The Bappanadu Durga Parameshwari Temple and the sanctuaries of Somanath and Narayana are alternate hallowed places of the Mulki. Mulki was before known as Mulikapur, once managed by Samantha rulers. Presently one can see the castle and the old remains of the stronghold of Samantha Kings. A wild ox race called Arasu Kambala is held here yearly. Yearly Car Festival is commended in December on Pratistha Poornima, the establishment day of Lord Narasimha.