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Malayapuzha Devi Temple


The Bhagavathy temple at Malayalapuzha, supposed to be more than 3000 years old, lies about 8kms from Patthanamthitta. Constructed in ancient style of architecture, the temple is famous of its beautiful wall paintings and artistic stone carvings and is situated atop a hill. The idol of the main deity, Goddess Bhadrakali popularly known as 'Malayalapuzha Amma' is about 5.5 feet tall and is made of a mixture of molasses, clay and herbs. The Goddess is noted for granting favours; especially for getting unmarried girls married, protecting devotees from enemies, helping business flourish, getting employment and in general extending prosperity to all the devotees. Tuesday and Friday are considered as the most auspicious days for the darshan of the Goddess. Special pujas are held here for driving away evil spirits and for this purpose only red flowers known as raktha pushpanjali is used. Though it is a Hindu temple, Christians and Muslims visit here to seek the blessings of the devi. On the southern corner of the temple there is a Shivalingam.

The annual festival of the temple commence from the Thiruvathira of Kumbhom and its last for 11 days. The temple is under the administration of Travancore Devaswom Board. It is the only temple in Kerala where the 'Satha Kodi Archana' is performed which is attended by large number of devotees.

Contact Address: 
Malayalapuzha Temple, 
Malayapuzha, Pathanamthitta District, Kerala
Phone : 0468-2300260

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