Palkulangara devi temple, Important festivals are navarathri and annual festival
palkulangara devi temple, pooja timings and important festivals
Palkulangara devi temple is a famous devi temple in trivandrum located at pettah, the temple is an another example of kerala style architecture. goddess durga is the prime deity of the temple.the palkulangara refers the banks of the milk pond, the name derived from the mythology of hindu in kerala. it is believed that the idol of the deity was primary installed by arjuna. one of the character in great epic mahabharatha. after installing the prime deity arjuna create a pond by a hit an arrow to the ground, it was full of milk. it was made for abhishekam. now the temple pond is focused at the back of the temple. the temple administration and maintains host by the temple trust.
Navagraha is the main sub deity of the temple, devotees suffered with the effects of the planets, which can be solved by performing special rituals for navagrahas. lord ganesha, nagaraja,brahmarakshas, bhairava moorthy, madan thampuraan are the other sub deities of the temple. karthika is the star of goddess durga hosts here, so that the day has special prominence in the temple. there are many festivals are hosts at the temple which include mandala vrutham, vinayaka chathurthy pooja vayppu etc. except these functions the main event is the annual festival which usually falls in malayalam month meenam, which celebrates very well at the temple. the temple is recorded the story of nala and dmayanthui, the beautiful love story ever.
There is only 2 km distance between palkulangara devi temple and trivandrum city. bus station, railway station and airport facilities all are hosted capital city of kerala.palkulangara devi temple located only 1 km from pettah. sree padmnabha swami temple is the nearest attraction or the next closest hindu pilgrim center to this temple.
morning : 5.30 am to 10.00 pm
evening: 5.00pm to 8.00 pm