Sri Anantha Padmanabha Temple at Perdoor is one of the ancient temples of Karnataka having history of over thousand years. The temple is located in a small village of Udupi district of Karnataka. The famous Anantha Padmanabha Temple lies in between Udupi and Hebri.
As Temple History suggests, temple was built by a Brahmin named Krishna Sharma who had lived in a village called Kotikunja which was ruled by king Raja Shankara. During 1754-1821, a person named Sri Krishna Hebbar of Perdoor had consecrated the the idol of the temple and later Raja Vijayappa Wadeyar gave Banampalli village as umbali to the temple. The stone inscriptions of 1458 signify the deity Janardhana at the beginning and Ananta Swamy at the end. But the inscriptions found in the year 1520 clearly suggests as Anantha Padmanabha as the lord.
Primary Diety : Lord Anantha Padmanabha
Date built : 1000 Years Old.
This idol has red carpet head covered from backside, with vigraha in standing position. In the temple sanctum Rudralinga is been installed. Ganapathi idol is on the pillar at Theertha Mantapa. After offering pooja to the Lord Ganapathi, Moola Murthi is being worshipped as a symbol of old tradition. Sri Ananda Padmanabha Ustavamurthi is being worshipped during Rathostava period at Kunjadakatte. Rathostava will be celebrated in grand fashion for a period of 5 days during Kumbha Masa popularly called as Boatikotsava.