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Anapetty Sree Krishna Swamy Temple – Ashtami Rohini

Anapetty Sree Krishna Swamy temple is located at Anapetty Tholicode in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Bhagavan Sri Krishna. The annual Gokulashtami or Sri Krishna Janmashtami jayanti festival is held with various pujas and rituals. Ashtami Rohini ghoshayathra, feast, young children as baby Krishnas, children and boys dressed as Radha and Krishna, uriyadi and other festivities are part of the important Krishna temple festival observed in Chingamasam (August – September).

The temple has beautiful chathura sreekovil. A sculpture of Sri Krishna rendering the Bhagavad Gita and Arjuna listening to it atop a chariot can be seen in front of the temple.

The shrine observes various Vaishnava pujas and rituals including abhishekam and various archanas. Vishu, Ramayana Masam and Thiruvonam are observed in the shrine. Ekadashi is of significance in the temple.