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Poovathussery Durga Temple – History – Facts

Poovathussery Durga temple is located at Poovathussery in Thrissur district, Kerala. The temple is also known as Poovathussery Karthyayani temple – as the sankalpam of Mother Goddess worshipped in the temple is that of Goddess Karthiyayini.

The temple is one among the 108 Durga temples in Kerala.

The murti of Goddess in the temple is nearly 6 feet tall. The darshanam of Poovathussery Durga temple is towards east.

The murti of Goddess is chaturbahu with four hands. She holds Shankh and Chakra.

The Upa Devatas worshipped in the temple are Ganapathy, Shiva, Yakshi and Nagas.

As per history, the temple was the grama kshetram of Adoor village, which was a Namboothiri village of ancient times.