Kateel Durgaparameshwari

Kateel Durgaparameshwari is a pilgrimage center of the Hindus. The place attracts large number of Hindu pilgrims every year. Apart from the pilgrims, the place is also one of the beautiful tourist spots which attract thousands of foreign visitors to its serene and beautiful land.

Kateel Durgaparameshwari temple of Mangalore is sited in the South Kannada district of Karnataka. It is located on the banks of Nandini River amidst the lush green fields and beautiful hills. The place is easily accessible through road from Mangalore which is 30 kilometers away in the north.

Kateel Durgaparameshwari temple is known so because of its central location amidst the river Nandini. The word Kateel is derived from the two words Kati and Ila. 'Kati' means the center while 'Ila' means the area. Hence the word Kateel means the central area.


Last Updated on 21 September 2011