paramekkavu bhagavathy temple, famous for thrissur pooram- 2018 pooram date
Paramekkavu bhagavathy temple location,pooja timings and festivals
Paramekkavu bhagavathy temple is a popular devi temple in thrissur located adjacent to vadakkumnatha temple, these two are world famous for the great thrissur pooram festival. paramekkavu and thiruvamabadi sree krishna temple is the two groups participating in the pooram festival. devi vaishnavi is the principal deity installed in the temple. sakthan thampuran who was a great king belongs to cochin kingdom was initiated the pooram festival got the world attention.
paramekkavu bhagavathy temple is joining in the eastern group among the two groups of the festival. the pooram and the folowin events are the cultural soul of this place and also a tradition in kerala, there are mny peoples around the word take part in the festival at thrissur. the up coming pooram will be conducted in 26th april 2018. except thrissur pooram vela kali is the famous festival conducted at the temple. pathamudyam, mandalapattu is another festivals.
The temple is a kerala style of architecture it is believed that the temple is about 1000 years old, according to the hindu legends there was a wonderful story behind the origin of the prime deity in paramekkavu bhagavathy temple. the shine of the goddess was followed by a man of nair family from thirumadhamkunnu on his umbrella. this is one of the famous devi temples in thrissur. there is a mekkavu in the temple which represents kodungallur devi as per hindu legends.
The temple is opens at 3’o clock at the morning, closing 10.00 m after the morning rituals. there are 21 poojas takes place daily in the temple after that the temple is close at 11.30 pm. thrissur is the nearest city which is located very close to the temple at a distance of 2 km having both the rail head and the bus station. cochin international airport is about 52 km away.
Address: Paramekkavu Devaswom Building, Round East, Thrissur, Kerala 680001
Phone: 0487 233 1273