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Malayalapuzha Bhagawathi Temple in Malayalapuzha Kerala

Here is Some Information about Malayalapuzha Bhagawathi Temple in Malayalapuzha Kerala India.

Location: Malayalapuzha Kerala
Built in: 3000 years ago
Dedicated to: Goddess Bhadrakali
Entry: Free
Temple Timing: 6:00 Am to 8:00 Pm
Significance: One of the most temple
Visiting Timing: 1 Hour
Best time to Visit: Oct to Feb
Phone : 0473-2300260
Nearest Railway Station: Malayalappuzha station
Nearest Airport: Thiruvananthapuram Airport

Malayalapuzha Bhagavati Temple is situated, East of Pathanamthitta 6 kms via Kumbazha. This temple is believed to be more than 3000 years old, constructed in Kerala style of architecture. The idol of Goddess Bhadrakali is about 5.5 feet tall. More than 100,000 devotees visit this temple every week, with Tuesday and Friday being the most popular days for darshan. The temple is under the administration of Travancore Devaswom Board. The temple has beautiful wall paintings and attractive sculpture work. Goddess Bhadrakali popularly known as 'Malayalapuzha Amma' is about 5.5 feet tall and is made of a mixture of molasses, clay and herbs. The Goddess is noted for granting favours; especially for getting unmarried girls married, protecting devotees from enemies, helping business flourish, getting employment and in general extending prosperity to all the devotees. Tuesday and Friday are considered as the most auspicious days for the darshan of the Goddess. Special pujas are held here for driving away evil spirits and for this purpose only red flowers known as raktha pushpanjali is used. Though it is a Hindu temple, Christians and Muslims visit here to seek the blessings of the devi. On the southern corner of the temple there is a Shivalingam. 

History of  Malayalapuzha Bhagawathi Temple 

History of this temple has it that an old Namboodiri who came back after worshipping Kollur Mookambika, had this vision that the Goddess agreed to come with him and when they reached a particular spot, she refused to move any further. The temple was constructed as per the wish of the Goddess and the earlier temple was about 5 kilometers from the location of the current temple. The Iddappalli Raja then moved the temple to the current location of Malayalappuzha.
Architecture of  Malayalapuzha Bhagawathi Temple 

The temple is built higher than normal ground level and the pilgrims have to mount close to fifteen steps to get to the temple.  There is a beautiful entrance the temple and then the shrines of the Goddess, Shiva, Ganesha and other shrines.  There is a much smaller temple like structure for the grandfather who actually brought Bhagawathy here and it is called Sri Kandeswari MoorthiKaavu. 

How To Reach Malayalapuzha Bhagawathi Temple

By Road : Pathanamthitta is well connected to all major cities in Kerala and it is called the spiritual hub as most of the Sabari mala pilgrims also reach here and take a different route.  So, there are a lot of taxis that ply in this region and there are good numbers of KSRTC buses as well.
By Rail : The Nearest Railway station is  Malayalappuzha station.
By Air : The Nearest Airport is  Thiruvananthapuram Airport.

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