Guruvayur Temple

Guruvayur Temple

Guruvayoor Sri Krishna temple in Guruvayoor, Kerala is dedicated to Lord Guruvayurappan. The four armed form of Lord Vishnu with the Shankh – ‘Panchjanya’, Sudarshan Chakra, Gada and Lotus flower in His hands. This is the form seen by Lord Krishna’s parents Vasudeva ji and Devki Mata when He was born in Mathura. This is believed to be the abode of Lord Vishnu on earth.

Presiding Deities

  • Sri Krishna
  • Lord Vishnu
  • Lord Guruvayurappan


About Guruvayur Temple

Darshan Timings

03.00 AM to 01.30 PM || 04.30 PM to 10.00 PM

Dress Code


Photography and Videography

Not Allowed


Not Allowed

Guruvayur Temple Puja and Darshan Timings

Puja And Darshan Name Timings
Nirmalyam 03:00AM to 03:30AM
Oil Abhishekam, Vakacharthu, Sankhabhishekam 03:20AM to 03:30AM
Malar Nivedyam, Alankaram 03:30AM to 04:15AM
Usha Nivedyam 04:15AM to 04:30AM
Ethirettu pooja followed by Usha pooja 04:30AM to 06:15AM
Pantheeradi Nivedyam,
and Pooja
07:15AM to 09:00AM
Ucha pooja (the noon pooja) 11:30AM to 12:30PM
Seeveli 04:30PM to 05:00PM
Deeparadhana 06:00PM to 06:45PM
Athazha pooja Nivedyam 07:30PM to 07:45PM
Athazha pooja 07:45PM to 08:15PM
Athazha seeveli 08:45PM to 09:00PM
Thrippuka, Olavayana 09:00PM to 09:15PM
The Sreekovil will be closed.  09:15PM

On the day of Special Illuminations called “Vilakku” the Thripuka is performed after that. The Sreekovil will be closed after Thripuka. Then the Krishnanattam, a colourful traditional dance-drama on Lord Krishna’s life is enacted inside the Temple on specified days.

Puja in Guruvayur Temple

Pandit Ji in Guruvayur Temple

Nearby Attractions

  • Punnathur Kotta Elephant palace.
  • Palayoor church.
  • Thiru Venkatachalapathy temple.
  • Parthasarathy temple.
  • Mammiyoor Shiva temple.

Temple Location



There are no reviews yet.

Be the first to review “Guruvayur Temple”

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *