Resources » Kerala Travel & Tourism » Places to visit in Thrissur

Mammiyoor Temple - Famous Shiv Temple Near Guruvayoor


Posted Date: 25-May-2011  Last Updated:   Category: Places to visit in Thrissur    
Author: Member Level: Gold    Points: 10 (Rs 6)


Mammiyoor Temple, situated near Guruvayoor Temple is one among the most widely visited pilgrim centres in Kerala. This temple dedicated for Lord Shiva in rowdra bhavam attract lots of believers from all over the world. Thiruvathira and Shivarathri are two famous festivals celebrated in this Shiv temple. Fantastic sculptors and ancient mural paintings captures all eyes of tourists.



Mammiyoor Temple



Mammiyoor Temple - Famous Shiv Temple Near Guruvayoor

Mammiyoor Temple, situated near blessed Guruvayoor temple is one of the important Shiv temples located in Kerala. This temple dedicated to Lord Shiva lies on the way to Punnathurkotta near Kottapadi. It is only at a distance 1 km from Guruvayoor temple and attract lots of pilgrims from all over the globe. According to rituals, every devotee who goes to Guruvayoor Temple is supposed to go to Mammiyoor Temple too.

Main diety in Mammiyoor Temple is Lord Shiva facing east in rowdra bhava. You can also see here idols of Vishnu, Bhagavathy, Ganapathy, Subhramanian and Nagas. Today, Mammiyoor Templeis under the control of Malabar Devaswom Board. Thiruvathira and Shivarathri are the two main festivals celebrated in Mammiyoor Temple. Offerings done to Lord Shiva include pinvilakku, dhara, koovalamala, vedi vazhipadu and abishekams. Where as, offerings done to Lord Vishnu consist of palpayasam and kalabhabishekam. As per rules, only Hindus are allowed inside temple premises. Beautiful sculptors and ancient wall paintings in Mammiyoor Temple had grabbed hearts of visitors.
Related Resources:


Read related articles: Attractions in Kerala    Temples in Kerala    

Did you like this resource? Share it with your friends and show your love!




Responses to "Mammiyoor Temple - Famous Shiv Temple Near Guruvayoor"

No responses found. Be the first to respond...

Feedbacks      

Post Comment:




  • Do not include your name, "with regards" etc in the comment. Write detailed comment, relevant to the topic.
  • No HTML formatting and links to other web sites are allowed.
  • This is a strictly moderated site. Absolutely no spam allowed.
  • Name:   Sign In to fill automatically.
    Email: (Will not be published, but required to validate comment)



    Type the numbers and letters shown on the left.


    Submit Article     Return to Article Index

    Online members

    More...
    Awards & Gifts
    Active Members
    Today
      Last 7 Daysmore...

      Copyright © SpiderWorks Technologies Pvt Ltd., Kochi, India. All Rights Reserved.