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Thycaud Dharma Sastha Temple Information - Festival

Thycaud Dharma Sastha temple is located at Thycaud in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The 5-day annual festival is observed in such a way that it ends with Arattu on Makaravilakku.

The shrine is one among the 108 Ayyappan Kavukal mentioned in Thottam Pattu. It was known as Thycaud Kavu.

The Sastha worshipped in the temple is along with spouse and son. The sreekovil is square in shape and the deity faces east. The temple has gopuram, anapanthal, flag post, nalambalam and balikkalukal.

The murti of Sree Dharma Sastha has the sankalpam of Dhanwanthari holding the auspicious Neelathamara in his right hand. This is a very rare form of Dharmasastha.

The Upa Devatas in the temple are Ganapathy, Hanuman, Shiva, Bhagavathi, Vishnu, Murugan, Navagrahas and Nagas.

All ceremonies and offerings, including the Nityaseeveli are performed in the temple. Monthly auspicious days like Pradosham, Shashti and Ayilyam are observed here. Saneeswara Puja is held on the evening of the first Saturday of every month.

Thycaud Dharma Sastha Temple Pooja Timings

Thycaud Dharma Sastha Temple Morning Puja Timings

  • Palli Unarthal 4 AM
  • Nada Thurakkal    4:30 AM
  • Nirmalya Darshanam      4:35 AM
  • Deeparadhana            5:30 AM
  • Usha Pooja               7 AM
  • Sree Bali               7:15 AM
  • Uchcha pooja            10:30 AM
  • Uchcha Sree Bali        10:45 AM
  • Nada Adakkal (closing) 11 AM

Thycaud Dharma Sastha Temple Evening Puja Timings

  • Nada Thurakkal          5 PM
  • Deeparadhana            6:30 PM
  • Athazha Pooja         8 PM
  • Sree Bali               8:15 PM
  • Nada Adakkal (closing) 8:30 PM

On Saturdays

  • Nada Adakkal (Morning Closing Time) 11:30 AM
  • Nada Thurakkal (Evening Opening Time)    4:30 PM
  • Nada Adakkal (Closing Time)            8:45 PM