(Last Updated on : 17-12-2019)
Shri Chitrapur Math Museum, originally named as Shrimat Parijnanashram Vastu Sangrahalaya is an Art Gallery at Shirali in the Uttar Kannada district
. The museum
was built with the purpose to store different objects of the ancient past of Shirali and the other parts of Karnataka. The museum has a large collection of antiques that dates back to 3rd century. The 10th Mathadhipati of Shri Chitrapur Math, H.H. Parijnanashram Swamiji III
had set up the museum in 1973.
Amenities at Shri Chitrapur Math Museum
Shri Chitrapur Math Museum showcases sculptures
of bronze and stone, inscriptions
, copper plate grants, coins
and drawings, oil lamp stands and various other metallic objects used in ritualistic worship, old manuscripts etc. It also includes manuscripts of the foreign countries, natural history objects and shell conches
. It also includes a large chariot which is the most important aspect of the museum. The Ratha is annually ferried by Lord Bhavanishankar during the grand Rathotsava.
Visiting Information of Shri Chitrapur Math Museum
The museum greets its visitors every day. There is no closing day of the museum.
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