About Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is situated in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. The sanctuary is worked in a mind boggling combination of the indigenous Kerala style. The Dravidian style (kovil) of design related with the sanctuaries situated in the neighboring province of Tamil Nadu, including high dividers, and a sixteenth century Gopuram. While the Moolasthanam of the sanctuary is the Ananthapuram Temple in Kumbala in Kasargod District. Compositionally to some degree, the sanctuary is an imitation of the Adikesava Perumal sanctuary situated in Thiruvattar, Kanyakumari District.
History of the Temple
The sanctuary is one of the 108 key Divya Desams (“Holy Abodes”) in Vaishnavism, and is celebrated in the Divya Prabandha. The Divya Prabandha lauds this place of worship as being among the 13 Divya Desam in Malai Nadu. The eighth century Alvar Nammalvar sang the glories of Padmanabha. The Ananthapuram Temple in Kasargod is accepted to be the ‘Moolasthanam’ of the Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.
Importance of the temple
The child sullied the Idol which was kept for Puja. The sage ended up plainly rankled at this and pursued away the kid, who vanished. After a long pursuit, when he was strolling on the banks of Arabian Sea. He heard a pulaya woman undermining her kid that she would toss him in Ananthankadu. The minute the Swami heard the word Ananthankadu he was enchanted Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple.
Opning. 03.30 am to 04.45 am (Nirmalya Darshanam) 06.30 am to 07.00 am 08.30 am to 10.00 am 10.30 am to 11.10 am 11.45 am to 12.00 Noon. Evening. 05.00 pm to 06.15 pm 06.45 pm to 07.20 pm.
How to Reach
BY TRAIN Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple
Thiruvananthapuram is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular trains.Railway Station(s): trivandrum kochuveli (KCVL), thiruvananthapuram pettah (TVP), trivandrum central (TVC), varkala sivagiri (VAK), trivandrum veli (VELI), kazhakkuttam (KZK).