Padiyanoor Devi Temple Thiruvananthapuram

This ancient temple, is situated at Poovachal, around 30 km from Thiruvananthapuram city. The temple enshrines an idol of the goddess Padiyanooramma – an incarnation of Chamundi.

Padiyanoor Sree Chamundi Devi Temple or Padiyanoor Devi Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Chamundi located in Thiruvananthapuram, India.

Main Shrine

Chamundi Devi herself is considered a fierce form of Kali.

Padiyanoor Devi Temple

Other shrines

Though the cardinal deity is Chamundi Devi, Yakshiymma, Ganapati, Thampuran, Yogeshwara, Nagar and Brahmarakshas are also accommodated in the temple.

Makam Thozhal Festival:

The annual festival is in the month of Meenam for 3 days.

Other festivals :

Karthika - Karthika Deepa

Mandala Vratham - Festival in connection with the annual Utsavam of Sabarimala

Pooja Vaypu - Identical to Dussera festival (Saraswathy Pooja and Vidyarambham)

Ayilya Pooja - Milk, flowers etc. offered to serpent God and special rites.

Aiswarya Pooja - On all full moon (Pournami) days.

Vishu Kani - On the first day of the month of Medam people come here for the Vishukani Darshanam.


G3PP+RVP, Poovachal, Kerala 695575

Temple Entry Details

The basic dress code when visiting a Hindu Temple is: shoulders must be covered (easily done with a scarf or a shawl) and trousers or skirts must cover at least knees. It is best to avoid anything too tight, too short and too revealing.

How to Reach

Poovachal is just 30 km from Thiruvananthapuram city. The nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport. The nearest railway station is Trivandrum Central Railway Station and the nearest bus station is Kattakada Bus Station.

Those who travel via Kattakada on reaching Poovachal Mulammoodu junction should take the right turn via Kurakonam to the temple.

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