The historic place of Srirangapatna / Srirangapattana is situated on the banks of river Cauvery at 15 Km from Mysore. Srirangapattana is noted for its ruler Tipu Sultan, the Ranganatha Temple, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary, and Cauvery River.
Sri Ranganatha Temple is situated in the historical island town of Srirangapatthana, Mandya district. Srirangapattana is 15 Km away from Mysore.
Picture1 – Sri Ranganatha Temple
The temple comprises of the Navaranga mantapa surrounding the sanctum sanctorum. The presiding deity Sri Ranganatha is in a sleeping posture on Adi Shesha, the seven-headed serpent. An idol of Goddess Lakshmi is installed at the foot of Lord Ranganatha. The presiding goddess of the temple is Goddess Ranganayaki. A diamond nose ring gifted by Alumelamma wife of Srirangaraya the viceroy of Vijayanagara empire is still worn by the goddess.