Vadakkumnatha temple thrissur – timings, vazhupadu details, contact numbers
Vadakkumnatha shiva temple and thrissur pooram
Vadakkumnatha temple is located at thrissur district,is a major shiva temple in thrissur is popular for pooram,the place is the cultural head of kerala and also known as place of pooram.thrissur pooram held at vadakkumnatha temple,the genuine kerala architecture and mural history can be seen inside the temple.koottambalam is another peculiarity here which is a theater used to performing koothu nangyarkoothu and koodiyattam.it got place in the world heritage list of UNESCO.The temple opens daily at 03:00 AM, closes at 11:00 AM, reopens at 04:45 PM and closes at 8.30 PM after ‘Trippuka’, the last rite of the day.
Thrissur pooram is an annual hindu fest annually in the temple,many steps related to this and main observances are ilanjithara Melam ,kudamattam,madathil varavu,fireworks.it held in pooram nakshatra in the Malayalam Calendar month of medam.the participants from paramekkavu and thiruvampadi.2018 thrissur pooram is in 26 April,thursday.the temple and mural paintings are declared as national monument by the union of government under the ancient monuments and archaeological sites and remains act.this temple is a classic example of kerala architecture.
Thrissur vadakkumnatha temple is an ancient temple,mythology says that temple built by parasurama maha Shivaratri is the main festival which is celebrated in the temple.The aanayoottu of feeding of elephants, is the second biggest festival held in the temple. The devotees refer to elephants as Lord Ganesh’s incarnation. The festival falls on the first day of the month of Karkkidakam (timed against the Malayalam calendar),Distance between Thrissur Ksrtc Bus Stand and Vadakkumnathan Shiva Temple is 2 kms or 1.2 miles or 1.1 nautical miles.
Distance between Thrissur Railway Station and Vadakkumnathan Temple is 191 kms or 118.7 miles or 103.1 nautical miles,nearest temples are guruvayoor,kodungalloor bhagavathy,thiruvanchikkulam etc contact info is address: Near Thekkinkadu Maidan, Kuruppam, Anchuvilakku, Thrissur, Kerala 680001,Phone: 0487 242 6040.