Only Hindus are allowed to enter the temple.
The temple pond on the northern side is known as
Rudhratheertham. Devotees can purify themselves by taking bath
here and can enter the temple preferably with wet clothes.
Follow the temple rules and regulations, so that all can
comfortably worship the Lord.
Do not enter the Nalambalam of the temple wearing shirt,
banyan, pyjama, lungi, chequered cloths, chapels, etc. There
are facilities to keep them outside the temple.
Co-Operate with the Temple officials, who are always ready
to guide and help the devotees.
Do not take video camera, mobile phone, radio, tape
recorder etc. inside the temple.
Do not take, camera inside the Nalambalam.
Do not touch on the big altar stone (Balikallu) by foot.
Immediately after marriage, the couples should not enter
Do not spit in the temple premises
Do not retain babies and children for a long time within
The receipt for the remittance for offerings (Vazhipadu)
can be obtained from the booking counters on the ground floor
of the office building and near the Bhagavathy Temple. Be
careful not to get deceived by fraud agents for such bookings.
Receipts obtained for the feeding of the poor etc. should
be put inside the box for the purpose in front of the booking
14. Such items as miniature human figures, replicas of hands,
legs, eyes, abnormal body eruptions etc. made of gold and
silver can be obtained from the temple official, who are
available at the entry of the temple. Keep these on the
platform in front of Sreekovil and offer prayers. Put the
amount you wish to offer in the Bandaram (Hundi). Do not buy
these items from outside, which may be fakes.
15. Bhaghavathy seva, Uma Maheswara pooja, Dambathy pooja,
Lakshminarayana pooja, Chuttuvilakku, Niramala, Lighting of
Deepasthambam, One day’s pooja, Varam and offerings of the
like have to be booked in advance.
Ornaments and such other costly offerings can be put in the
Enter temple with an absolute sense of devotion.
Take special care of your valuables.
Offerings and the relevant letters should be sent to the
Executive Officer, Mammiyur Devaswom, Guruvayoor-680101,
Thrissur, Kerala, South India. Complete information about
offerings and full address of the person making the offerings
in bold capital letters should be given on the money order
coupon or covering letter of D.D. If these are not given, the
amount sent will be put in to the Bhandaram.
Bank Drafts or Money orders should be sent well in advance to
make the offerings on the desired date.
An endowment can be made by depositing an amount, and the
desired offerings can be made with the acquired interest.