Basrur is located at a distance of 8 Kilo meters from Kundapura - Shimoga By pass, the place is known as Basrur MuruKai. The Kundapur Railway station is only 3 Kilo meters away from Basrur. In Basrur, Shree Mahalasa Narayani temple is located at Mandikeri, near Shree Mahalingeshwara temple. The temple is the replica of Shree Mahalasa Narayani temple at Mardol, Goa.
Shree Mahalasa Narayani Temple at Mandikeri, Basrur is believed to be at least 500 years old and ever since the devotees have worshiped her as Mother and Kula Devi. Originally, Shree Mahalasa Devi worshiped by the Kulavees of Bharadwaja, Atri, Gargya, Kaunsha, Vatsya, Kaudinya, Shanka-Pingala, Kaushika Gotras at Verne was fondly addressed as'Malshi'.During the atrocities of Portugese Govt., when our religion and culture were attacked, our ancestors migrated from Goa and came to Kumta in North Karnataka and Basrur in Dakshina Kannada.
Note : Temple Remains closed from 1:30 P.M. to 5 P.M. and 8 P.M. to 7 A.M.
After the Madhyahna Pooja, every sunday food is served to Kulavis' and Samaja Bhandavas'.
If Sunday happens to be Ekadashi, Palahara is served to Kulavis' and Samaja Bhandavas'.