The daily poojas in the temple
The temple is open at 3 am and closees after the day's poojas and rituals around 10 pm. Normally there are five poojas and three circumambulatory processions called Sreeveli, propitiating the celestial deities and carrying the Loard's Thidambu on elephant's back. During the days of Udayasthamana Poojas there will be a total of twenty one poojas.
THE TEMPLE OPENS AT 3.00 AM & TEMPLE WILL BE CLOSED BETWEEN 1.30PM AND 4.30PM AND REOPENS AT 4.30 PM
|3.00am to 3.30am||Nirmalyam|
|3.20am to 3.30am||Oilabhishekam, Vakacharthu, Sankhabhishekam|
|3.30am to 4.15am||Malar Nivedyam, Alankaram|
|4.15am to 4.30am||Usha Nivedyam|
|4.30am to 6.15am||Ethirettu pooja followed by Usha pooja|
|7.15am to 9.00am||Seeveli,Palabhishekam,Navakabhishekam, Pantheeradi Nivedyam, and Pooja|
|11.30am to 12.30pm||Ucha pooja (the noon pooja)|
|4.30pm to 5.00pm||Seeveli|
|6.00pm to 6.45pm||Deeparadhana|
|7.30pm to 7.45pm||Athazha pooja Nivedyam|
|7.45pm to 8.15pm||Athazha pooja|
|8.45pm to 9.00pm||Athazha seeveli|
|9.00pm to 9.15pm||Thrippuka, Olavayana|
|9.15pm||The Sreekovil will be closed. On the day of Special Illuminations called "Vilakku" the Thripuka is performed after that. The Sreekovil will be closed after Thripuka. Then the Krishnanattam, a colourful traditional dance-drama on Lord Krishna's life is enacted inside the Temple on specified days.|
Offerings at Guruvayoor.....
Gajapooja and Aanayoottu
The devaswom is Making the arrangements for the traditional auspicious worshipof elephants is known as Gajapooja. Now there is an offering called Aanayoottu. This is the feeding of lord's elephants with rice, jaggery, plantain, coconut etc. The charges for this offering per day is Rs. 6000/-. The feeding takes place at3pm at the Devaswom elephant's sanctury at Punnathur Kotta.
Prasada oottu (Annadaanam)
There are arrangements for free feeding as Prasadam at the dining hall for thousands of pilgrims at 10 am and 7.30 pm. One can make offering of any amount for this free feeding.
|Butter after Japam||2|
|Sahasra namam Archana||5|
|Alankaram with Kalabham (6 Balls)||4800|
|Kalabham 1 Ball||800|
|Kalabham 1 Packet||25|
|Ghee Lamp in Sreekovil||3000|
|Ghee Lamp in Sreekovil||4500|
|Ghee Lamp in Sreekovil||500|
|Oil Abhishekam (250ml)||160|
|Ashtapathi (One Chapter)||2|
|Geetha ( One Chapter)||2|
|Bhagavatham (One Chapter)||2|
|Narayaneeyam (One Dasakam)||2|
|Lalitha Sahasra nama Archana||5|
|Malayidal ( Sabarimala)||2|
|Kettu Nira ( Sabarimala)||5|
|Thulabharam Thattil Panam( Cost of Items extra)||5|
|Maintenance of Elephants||Any amount|
|Prasada oottu||Any amount|
|Vahana pooja (Heav Vehicles)||300|
|Vahana Pooja Car, Jeep etc||150|
|Vahana Pooja Auto rikshaw, Motor cycle etc||75|
|Saptha Sudhi Abhishekam||202|
|Saptha Sudhi Abhishekam (Minimum)||2|
|Chuttuvilakku (2019 Onwards)||35000|
Namaskaram And Athaazham
Both these offerings can be made by one devotee per day. The athaazham can be conducted only by the devotee who conducts udayasthamana pooja day before. The namaskaram can be conducted only by the devotee who conducts udayasthamana pooja of the day. Both Athaazham and Namaskaram will not be conducted on Vavu and Ekadasi night.
The choroonu for kids will not be conducted on Ekadasi and Vavu Night. The choroonu will not be conducted on Guruvayur Ekadasi Day.
Now devotees can book Chutuvilakku for the year 2019. The rate of chutuvilakku is 35,000/-.
Offering one's weight of such materials as water, coconut, butter,sugar, fruits, copper, silver, gold or any other materials isa popular vow taken by devotees. The devaswam will supply most of these materials. There is no advance booking, but for materials such as flowers, etc., which may not be immediately available, the Devaswom should be informed atleast a day in advance, the devotee should bring them. The weighing facilities are on both sides of the entrance. for the non hindus, the thulabharam facility is available near the Kalyana Mandapam. The expenses involved should be remitted after the offering and receipt obtained.There are three thulabhram counters are available in temple and there is no advance booking for thulabharam offerings. The items will be available with devaswom or contractor or devotees can perform with their own items.
Thulabharam Offering Rates
|NADAN CHANDANA MUTTI||KGS||200|
|NOTE BOOK NEW||KGS||30|
|KADALA OR PAYAR||KGS||30|
Now no booking is available for Udayasthamana Pooja.
There will be only one performance on a day. There is no performance on Tuesdays and during off season (between June and September). Krishnanattam must be Booked in advance at the advance booking counter. Devotees who book Krishnanattam can watch the performance inside the temple that particular day. Prasadam is not issued to devotees who book krishnanattam. Devotees who wish to book ‘Swargaarohanam’ krishnanattam should book ‘Avatharam’ also.
|Avatharam||for a birth of a child|
|Kaliyamardhanam||to remove the effect of poison|
|Rasakreeda||For the well being of unmarried girls, to end disputes between couples|
|Kamsavaddham||to remove enemies|
|Swayamvaram||for a happy matrimony|
|Bana yuddham||For the fulfillment of vows|
|Vividha vadham||to eliminate poverty and increase yield from farms|
|Swargarohanam||for salvation of a departed soul|
Timings for obtaining Prasadam
|Malar (puffes rice)||4.00am to 11.00am||Next day 5.00am to 10.00am|
|Neipayasam||4.00am to 8.00am||5am to 8am on the same day|
|5.00pm to 8.00pm||5.00am to 8.00am Next day|
|Plaintain, Sugar, Butter, Kalabham(packet) Abhisheka oil||Whenever counter is open||Whenever counter is open subject to availability|
|Palada, Eratti Payasam||5.00pm to 8.00 pm||Next day after Ucha pooja till the shrine is closed.|
|Sarkarapayasam, Thrimadhuram||4.00am to 9.00 am||After the Ucha pooja till the shrine closed.|
|Palpayasam||5.00am to 10.00 am||Same day after the noon pooja till the shrine closed|
|5.00pm to 8.00 pm||Next day after the noon pooja till the shrine closed|
|Appam, Ada, Avil||4.00am to 10.00 am||The same night after the Nivedyam till the beginning of Athazha Seeveli and next day 5.00am. to 9.00am|
|Kalabham||4.00am to 11.00am||Next day from 5.00am to 11.00am|
|5.00pm to 8.00 pm||from 5.00am to 11.00am on the day after|
|Undamala and Thirumudimala||4.00am to 11.00 am||Next day from 5am to 11am|
|5.00pm to 8.00 pm||from 5.00am to 11.00am on the day after|
Guruvayur Devaswom now offers Gold and Silver lockets of Lord Guruvayurappan. The lockets are available in the Superintendent’s office inside the temple. The rates of Gold and Silver lockets are given below
Every Tuesday the rate of gold lockets will be revised based on market rate.
There are three different types of ticket counters inside the temple.
The tickets issued through these counters are for conducting offerings on the same day. The list of offerings available in this counter can be seen in the offering list.
Advance And Endowment Counter
Devotees can book offerings in advance through this counter. Some of the offerings from the offering list must be booked in advance. Devotees can book Devotees can book offerings per month, per year or for a particular date etc through this counter. Devaswom provides the facility to send Chandanam, Kalabham etc by post after conducting the offerings. Devotees can also book endowment and nithyatha through this counter.
Guruvayur Devaswom now operates 3 thulabharam counters inside the temple. Advance booking is not required for thulabharam offerings. The thulabharam items are available with devaswom or contractor or devotees can bring items that are not available in the temple.