Edakkunni Sri Durga Temple, Ollur, Thrissur

Edakkunni Sri Durga Temple is one of the 108 Durga temples believed to have been consecrated by the legendary warrior-saint Parasurama. The Devi is here in her Vaishnava form with Sankha, Chakra, Gadha and Padmam.

Edakkunni Bhagavathy is believed to be “Sarvabeeshtapradhayini” (one who grants all wishes) and numerous bhakthas have stories legion to tell of her supreme benevolence. The temple is unique in that there are no upadevas inside the temple walls.

The temple is an important participant in the 1400-year-old grand holy congregation of Devas ,the Arattupuzha Pooram .The Uthramvilakku, celebrated the following day at Edakkunni, is famous in the circle of connoisseurs of the art of Melam as the veritable gold standard among the Panchari Melams of Central Kerala.

The temple is situated at Ollur, on the Trichur – Ernakulam national Highway, 6 kms. south of Trichur. Currently the Edakkunni Temple falls within the area of the Trichur Corporation..

The Trustee,
Edakkunni Devaswam,
Ollur. P.O.
Trichur - 680 306,
E-mail : admin@edakkunnitemple.org
Phone :09446054140

Web : http://www.edakkunnitemple.org/