SHRINE OF OUR LADY OF HEALTH - HARIHAR
Harihar Shrine is the Shrine of Our Lady of Health a pilgrimage centre in the Diocese of Shimoga in Karnataka State, India. Harihar is a town on the bank of the River Tungabhadra in the District of Davanagere.
Today, the Harihar Shrine has been frequented by the people irrespective of caste, language and religion. Thousands of pilgrims come to this Shrine during the festivities in August-September. The Annual Feast of the Shrine in on September 8, the Feast of the Nativity of Blessed Virgin Mary. This pilgrim centre has got the historical background date to 18 Century.
A beautiful new Church was built on August 31, 1992 dedicated to Our Lady of Health. On May 27, 2012 this Shrine has been officially declared as the Diocesan Shrine of the Diocese of Shimoga.
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Every Day: 6 am to 8 pm
Times of Liturgical Celebrations
Week Days : 7 am
Friday & Saturday : 5 : 30 pm
Sundays: 8:15 am, 11:00 am and Evening 5:30 pm
Hours for Confession
Morning 8:30 am - to - 12:30 pm
Evening: 3:30 pm - to - 6:30 pm
The devotion of Our Lady of Health at Harihar seems to have begun in the eighteenth century, as can be gleaned from the available documentary sources. People from the neighbouring region belonging to various religious affiliations began to make pilgrimages to this place. The miraculous statue of the Blessed Virgin Mary set up here became an object of veneration.
Shrine of Our Lady of Health, PB. No: 19, Church Road, Harihar – 577 601 , HARIHAR, India