The Guruvayoor temple timings for Darshan, pooja, and other rituals. There is also a dress code to enter the temple. People can reach the temple through Thrissur railway station. Guruvayoor Temple Timings: 9:30 am–3:30 pm
History of Guruvayoor Temple
- 1 Sevas at Guruvayoor Temple
The Dutch raided Guruvayur in 1716. They looted treasures and burned down the Western Gopuram (later rebuilt in 1747). The Dutch destroyed the Trikkunavay temple in 1755, and the Brahmins fled. Hyder Ali of Mysore captured Kozhikkode (Calicut) and Guruvayur in 1766.
- Melpathur Narayana Bhattathiri
- Poonthanam Namboothiri
- Vilwamangalam Swamiyar
- Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar
Guruvayoor Temple Timings
These are the temple timings. Everyone can visit the temple.
|Monday||9:30 am – 3:30 pm|
|Tuesday||9:30 am – 3:30 pm|
|Wednesday||9:30 am – 3:30 pm|
|Thursday||9:30 am – 3:30 pm|
|Friday||9:30 am – 3:30 pm|
|Saturday||9:30 am – 3:30 pm|
|Sunday||9:30 am – 3:30 pm|
Sevas at Guruvayoor Temple
These are the timings of Guruvayoor Temple sevas.
|1.||3:00 am||Temple Opening Hours|
|2.||3:00 am – 3:10 am||Nirmalyadarsanam, open for Darshan|
|3.||3:10 am – 3:40 am||Thailabhishekam, Vakachartu|
|4.||3:40 am – 4:15 am||Malar Naivedyam and Darshan will close.|
|5.||4:15 am – 4:30 am||Open for General Darshan|
|6.||4:30 am – 5:00 am||Usha Naivedyam. Darshan will close|
|7.||5:00 am – 5:30 am||Open for General Darshan|
|8.||5:30 am – 6:15 am||Ganapathy Homam, Ethirettupooja|
|9.||6:15 am – 7:00 am||Seeveli Darshan will be closed|
|10.||7:00 am – 7:40 am||Open for General Darshan|
|11.||7:40 am – 9:00 am||Palabhishekam, Pantheeradi Pooja|
|12.||9:00 am – 11:30 am||Open for General Darshan|
|13.||11:30 am – 12:30 pm||Ucha pooja. Darshan will close|
|14.||12:30 pm – 1:00 pm||Open for general Darshan|
|15.||1:00 pm – 4:30 pm||Temple will close|
|16.||4:30 pm||Temple Re-opening Hours|
|17.||4:45 pm – 5:00 pm||Seeveli|
|18.||5:00 pm – 6:00 pm||Open for general Darshan|
|19.||6:00 pm – 6:30 pm||Deeparadhana|
|20.||6:30 pm – 7:20 pm||Open for general Darshan|
|21.||7:20 pm – 8:00 pm||Athazha Pooja|
|22.||8:00 pm – 8:30 pm||Open for general Darshan|
|23.||8:45 pm – 10:00 pm||Seeveli, Chuttuvilakku, Olavayana Thrippuka|
|24.||10:00 pm||Temple closing hours.|
Older person Darshan timings:
- Morning Hours: 5:00 am – 8:00 am
- Evening Hours: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
The temple timings of Guruvayoor will vary in the festive seasons like Udayasthamana Pooja, Ashtami Rohini, etc.
- Kumbham Utsavam
- Guruvayur Ekadasi
Temple dress code:
- For men: White dhoti and upper cloth
- Women: Saree or half saree
- Note: T-shirts, chequered clothes, Lungi, Banyan, and pyjamas are prohibited. They must deposit at the entrance of the Guruvayoor Temple dress code.
Famous Places around Guruvayoor Temple
- Elephant Camp Sanctuary
- Chamundeshwari Temple
- Chavakkad Beach
- Palayur Church
- Mammiyur Mahadeva Temple
- Statues of Mahaprabhu and Guruyaur Kesavan
- Thiru Venkatachalapathy Temple
- Sree Parthasarathy Temple
- Punnathur Kotta
- Chowalloor Shiva Temple
- Devaswom Museum
- Institute of Mural Paintings
- Harikanyaka Temple
- Thiruvenkitam Temple
Accommodation at Guruvayoor Temple
There is an Accommodation facility at the temple. We can check Accommodation.
Hotels nearby Guruvayoor Temple
- Sathya Inn
- Harekrishna Inn
- Sree Gokulam Vanamala
- Sreepathi Indraprastha hotel
- Hotel Brahmaputra
- Vrindavan Suites
Guruvayoor Temple Address
- Guruvayur Devaswom, East Nada, Guruvayur, Kerala 680101
- Phone Number: 0487 255 6335
- Guruvayoor Temple: Official Website
- Kerala Guruvayoor: Official Website
How to reach the temple?
- Kochi International airport is 79 km away.
- Calicut International airport is 82 km away.
- Thrissur railway station is 27 km away from the temple.
- It connects to all parts of India.
- From Guruvayyur, the bus station is 260km away.
- Shoranur station is 44 km away.
It is not one of the 108 Divya Desams so sanctified in Vaishnavite scriptures, but Guruvayur is the most sacred and memorable for many devotees of the blue-hued God. That He is a child adds charm to the image.
Guruvayur is a portmanteau of their names: coach refers to the title of Brihaspati, and Vayu refers to the deity. You’re in a Malayalam suffix that means city or settlement.
A wedding at Guruvayur Temple, often called the Vaikunda on Earth, is believed to lead to a long marital life.
Guruvayur temple is dedicated to Lord Guruvayoorappan, a form of the revered Hindu deity Vishnu. The temple is, therefore, also called Guruvayur Sri Krishna temple.