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Pattambi Guruvayoorappan Temple Information - History - Festival

Pattambi Guruvayoorappan temple is located north of Pattambi railway station on the banks of Bharathapuzha in Palakkad district, Kerala. The annual temple festival is held from Makarm 1 to Makaram 8.

Prathishta festival is observed on Vishu day in Medam month. The other important festivals observed here are Navratri, Guruvayoor Ekadashi and Kuchela Dinam.

The temple is also known as Pattambi Padinjare Madom Guruvayoorappan temple.

The swamiji of Parali Padinjare Madom was unable to go to Guruvayoor Temple due to old age. He was unable to cross the Bharathapuzha River to go to Guruvayoor. Once the swamiji sat sad and disillusioned on the banks of the river and it said that Guruvayoorappan gave darshan to the swamiji on the banks of the river.

The main murti worshipped in the temple is Guruvayoorappan who faces east. There are gopurams on the north and west side of the temple.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathy, Sastha, Nagaraja, Nagayakshi and Bhagavathy.




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