Pooja


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




Time

Pooja
3.00am to 3.30amNirmalyam
3.20am to 3.30amOilabhishekam, Vakacharthu, Sankhabhishekam
3.30am to 4.15amMalar Nivedyam, Alankaram
4.15am to 4.30amUsha Nivedyam
4.30am to 6.15amEthirettu pooja followed by Usha pooja
7.15am to 9.00amSeeveli,Palabhishekam,Navakabhishekam, Pantheeradi Nivedyam, and Pooja
11.30am to 12.30pmUcha pooja (the noon pooja)
4.30pm to 5.00pmSeeveli
6.00pm to 6.45pmDeeparadhana
7.30pm to 7.45pmAthazha pooja Nivedyam
7.45pm to 8.15pmAthazha pooja
8.45pm to 9.00pmAthazha seeveli
9.00pm to 9.15pmThrippuka, Olavayana
9.15pmThe 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.


NAME OF OFFERING
MINIMUM CHARGES (Rs)
Palpayasam20
Neipayasam20
Sarkarapayasam20
VellaNivedyam12
Appam12
Ada10
Avil10
Thirumadhuram10
Butter Nivedyam5
Sugar Plantain10
Undamala40
Thirumudimala12
Niramala100
Annaprasam (Chorun)10
Bhagavathy Azhal15
Butter after Japam2
Kelikkayyu10
Purusha sooktham3
Ashtotharam Archana4
Sahasra namam Archana5
Alankaram with Kalabham (6 Balls)4800
Kalabham 1 Ball800
Kalabham 1 Packet25
Ghee Lamp1
Ghee Lamp in Sreekovil3000
Ghee Lamp in Sreekovil4500
Ghee Lamp in Sreekovil500
Thali pooja10
Oil Abhishekam (250ml)160
Malar Nivedyam16
Marriage250
Ashtapathi (One Chapter)2
Geetha ( One Chapter)2
Bhagavatham (One Chapter)2
Bhagavatha Sapthaham1000
Narayaneeyam (One Dasakam)2
Ganapathy Archana3
Sastha Archana3
Lalitha Sahasra nama Archana5
Palada Pradhaman100
Eratti Payasam110
Namaskaram (Approximate)7000
Athazham (Approximate)7500
Palakapuram3000
Ahassu1500
Malayidal ( Sabarimala)2
Kettu Nira ( Sabarimala)5
Thulabharam Thattil Panam( Cost of Items extra)5
Anayoottu10000
Go-pooja250
Go-Preethi10
Maintenance of ElephantsAny amount
AlroopamAny amount
Prasada oottuAny amount
Vahana pooja (Heav Vehicles)300
Vahana Pooja Car, Jeep etc150
Vahana Pooja Auto rikshaw, Motor cycle etc75
Vidyarambham5
Saptha Sudhi Abhishekam202
Saptha Sudhi Abhishekam (Minimum)2
Veda Parayanam1000
SapthasudhiAbhishekam202
Sapthasudhi (min)2
Vedaparayanam1000
Milk Abhishekam20
Chuttambalalam10000
East Deepasthambham3000
West Deepasthambham3000
Bhagavathy Chuttuvilakku2500
Nivedyakooru1
Kadali2
Vettila Adakka2
Gayathry NeyJapam5
Deepasthambham Inside1600
Avatharam1500
Kaliamardhanam1500
Rasakreeda1500
Kamsavadham1500
Swayamvaram1500
Bhanayudham1500
Vividhavadham1500
Swargarohanam1700
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.

Choroonu

The choroonu for kids will not be conducted on Ekadasi and Vavu Night. The choroonu will not be conducted on Guruvayur Ekadasi Day.

Chuttuvilakku

Now devotees can book Chutuvilakku for the year 2019. The rate of chutuvilakku is 35,000/-.

Thulabharam

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


ITEM
UNIT
RATE
BUTTERKGS150
ILANEERNOS5
CHERUPAZHAMKGS10
KADALIPAZHAMKGS15
BANANAKGS15
POOVANPAZHAMKGS15
SUGARKGS20
SHARKARAKGS20
VELLAMKGS20
POORI PANCHASARAKGS25
THEERTHKUDAMKGS20
GINGELYKGS40
KAYAR COIRKGS10
AVILKGS15
CHENAKGS8
ILAVAN    NOS6
MATHANKGS6
THULASIKGS10
RICEKGS15
DATESKGS50
SALTKGS4
UMIKGS5
ULUVAKGS30
OILKGS75
KALKANDAMKGS25
MUSTARDKGS25
KARIVEPPILAKGS10
PEPPERKGS150
COCONUT  SHELLKGS10
CHAKIRIKGS5
CHAKIRINARUKGS10
GEERAKAMKGS120
THAVIDUKGS5
NADAN CHANDANA MUTTIKGS200
NALIKERAM POLICHATHUKGS4
NALIKERAM POLIKATHATHUKGS5
NEWS PAPER     KGS5
MANALCHAKKUKGS20
MALARKGS20
MANJAL TURMERICKGS30
MADALKGS5
GHEEKGS200
NOTE BOOK NEWKGS30
KADALA OR PAYARKGS30
LOTUS FLOWERNOS30
IRONKGS10
KUNNIKURUKGS20
PADDYKGS10
MYSOOR SANDALKGS10000
CHERUKAYAKGS10
NENTHRAKAYAKGS15
SILVERKGS15000
VELLARIKGS8
COINKGS200
VAIKKOLKGS5
JEERAKAMKGS100
WHITE PAPER(NEW)KGS30
VIRAKU(FIREWOOD)KGS5

Special Offerings

UDAYASTHAMANA POOJA

Now no booking is available for Udayasthamana Pooja.

KRISHNANATTAM

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.
Avatharamfor a birth of a child
Kaliyamardhanamto remove the effect of poison
RasakreedaFor the well being of unmarried girls, to end disputes between couples
Kamsavaddhamto remove enemies
Swayamvaramfor a happy matrimony
Bana yuddhamFor the fulfillment of vows
Vividha vadhamto eliminate poverty and increase yield from farms
Swargarohanamfor salvation of a departed soul

Timings for obtaining Prasadam



Prasadams
Working hours of ticket counters
Working hours of Counters distributing Prasadams
Malar (puffes rice)4.00am to 11.00amNext day 5.00am to 10.00am
Neipayasam4.00am to 8.00am5am to 8am on the same day
5.00pm to 8.00pm5.00am to 8.00am Next day
Plaintain, Sugar, Butter, Kalabham(packet) Abhisheka oilWhenever counter is openWhenever counter is open subject to availability
Palada, Eratti Payasam5.00pm to 8.00 pmNext day after Ucha pooja till the shrine is closed.
Sarkarapayasam, Thrimadhuram4.00am to 9.00 amAfter the Ucha pooja till the shrine closed.
Palpayasam5.00am to 10.00 amSame day after the noon pooja till the shrine closed
5.00pm to 8.00 pmNext day after the noon pooja till the shrine closed
Appam, Ada, Avil4.00am to 10.00 amThe same night after the Nivedyam till the beginning of Athazha Seeveli and next day 5.00am. to 9.00am
Kalabham4.00am to 11.00amNext day from 5.00am to 11.00am
5.00pm to 8.00 pmfrom 5.00am to 11.00am on the day after
Undamala and Thirumudimala4.00am to 11.00 amNext day from 5am to 11am
5.00pm to 8.00 pmfrom 5.00am to 11.00am on the day after

Guruvayurappan Lockets

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

Gold Locket

Item
Rate (Rs.)
2 GM5400.00
3 GM8000.00
5 GM13,100.00
10 GM26,000.00

Every Tuesday the rate of gold lockets will be revised based on market rate.

Silver Locket

5 GM450.00
10 GM900.00

Ticket Counter

Ticket Counters

There are three different types of ticket counters inside the temple.

Current Ticketing

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.

Thulabharam 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.