Thuravoor Mahakshethram, Cherthala, Alapuzha

Thuravoor Mahakshethram,an ancient Devasthanam located by the side of NH-47 is the sacred abode of Lord Sree Narasimhamoorthy and Lord Sree Mahasudarsanamoorthy.

Thuravoor Mahakshethram is one of the most venerated places of worship in Kerala. The temple holds several Utsavams and festivals. In many of them members of the local community enthusiastically participate. The 9-day utsavam during the month of Thulam (October) is the most important festival.

Valiyavilakku is celebrated on the Diwali day. It is said that one of the Arattu functions (holy bath before the closing ceremony) at the temple coincided with the birth of Sree Chithirathirunal Maharaja. This was a Valiavilakku festival when Amavasi (new-moon) and Diwali happened to fall on the same day.

Postal Address

Thuravoor Mahakshethra Bhakthajana Samithi
Thuravoor P O, Cherthala
Alappuzha.Kerala, India. Pin-688 532.
Phone: 0478- 2563050

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