• GURUVAYOOR UPCOMING SPECIAL DAYS:Uthradam Kazhchakula Samarppanam(3/9/17),Thiruvonam(4/9/17),Sreekrishna Jayanthi/Ashtami Rohini(12/9/17),Durgashtami(28/9/17),Mahanavami(29/9/17),Vijayadasami(30/9/17)Open or Close


    Uthradam Kazhchakula Samarppanam: 

    On the Uthradam day in the month of Chingam (August- September), devotees bring "Kazhcha kulas" or bananas as offering to the Lord.  Bananas are later given to elephants of Guruvayur Devaswom.

    On Thiruvonam day, Onam feast is given to devotees.

    SreeKrishnaJayanthi (AshtamiRohiny):

    The birthday of Lord Sree Krishna is celebrated with gaiety at Guruvayur. Special rituals for the day makes it extremely divine to worship the Lord, on his birthday. The celebrations include a procession called “Avathara Vilambaram”. Unniyappam and Payasam made and distributed during the day is very special and divine.


    Durgashtamy is part of the Navarathri festival. Fasting along with worshipping in a Temple and submitting weapons as well work tools and school books for Puja at the Temple is done during the auspicious day. Guruvayur Temple is a divine place for observing Durgashtamy.


    Mahanavami day also part of Navarathry festival comes after Durgashtamy. The submitted work tools, weapons and school books are subjected to pooja during this day


    The concluding day of Navarathry festival is considered an auspicious day to initiate young children to writing and education. The tools, weapons and books submitted are relieved after Pooja on this day.

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