This temple is located in Bovikan, a small village 16 kms from Kasaragod (on Kasaragod - Mysore Road) which has only three G.S.B. families. The temple was established on 4th April 1968 by Shri Ganapati Prabhu with the blessings of Shrimat Sudhindra Tirtha Swamiji of  Kashi Mutt Samsthan.

It is a rare gsb temple where the presiding deity is Lord Shri Nagaraj, the serpent god.  Naga Darshan Seva (Oracle) was started with the blessings of H. H. Srimat Sudhindra Tirtha Swamiji in 1970, when Shri Swamiji renamed this place as SHRI NAGARAJ NAGAR.

The temple has a "Nagaban Udbhava Stana" of Lord Nagaraj. It has devotees of other communities also who participate in all activities. This temple an important place for  Sarpa Dosha Nivarana and Santati Pradanam place which means if one has the curse from serpents he will be released of the curse. For childless couples, it brings forth children too.

During the 5 days Devaprasna held in the temple in 1972, it was revealed that about 800 years ago this was a place of worship but was destroyed by non-believers.


Other Deities : Shri Laxmi Narasimha Swamy, Shri Satyanarayana Swamy, Shri Maha Ganapati, Shri Vithoba Rukmai, and Shri Annappa Punjurli Devi.

Important Festivals : Nagara Panchami (Shravan Masa), Ashlesha Sarpa Bali (Chaitra Masa Panchami Day), Bhadrapada Shri Ganesh Chaturthi, Navaratri Chandika Havana, Karthika Masa, 108 Ganahoma and Sankranti Pooja.