We were getting number of calls asking about the timings of Guruvayoor temple from our readers and here we are with same. Thanks to gotirupathi.com website from where we got the detailed darshan timings of Guruvayur Temple
Guruvayoor Temple Timings : (Source : www.gotirupathi.com )
3:00 am : Temple Opening Hours
3:00 am – 3:10 am : Nirmalyadarsanam. Open for Darshan
3:10 am – 3:40 am : Thailabhishekam, Vakacharthu
3:40 am – 4:15 am : Malar Naivedyam, Darshan will be closed
4:15 am – 4:30 am : Open for General Darshan
4:30 am – 5:00 am : Usha Naivedyam. Darshan will be closed
5:00 am – 5:30 am : Open for General Darshan
5:30 am – 6:15 am : Ganapathy Homam, Ethirettupooja
6:15 am – 7:00 am : Seeveli. Darshan will be closed
7:00 am – 7:40 am : Open for General Darshan
7:40 am – 9:00 am : Palabhishekam, Pantheeradi Pooja
9:00 am – 11:30 am : Open for General Darshan
11:30 am – 12:30 pm : Uchapooja. Darshan will be closed
12:30 pm – 1:00 pm : Open for General Darshan
1:00 pm – 4:30 pm : Temple will be closed
4:30 pm Temple Re-opening Hours
4:45 pm – 5:00 pm : Seeveli
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm : Open for General Darshan
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm : Deeparadhana
6:30 pm – 7:20 pm : Open for General Darshan
7:20 pm – 8:00 pm : Athazha Pooja
8:00 pm – 8:30 pm : Open for General Darshan
8:45 pm – 10:00 pm : Seeveli, Chuttuvilakku, Olavayana Thrippuka
10:00 pm :- Temple Closing Hours
Guruvayur Temple Senior Citizens Darshan Timings
Morning Hours: 5:00 am – 8:00 am
Evening Hours: 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm
Remarks : Guruvayoor Temple Timings may vary during festive days like, Astami Rohini, Udayasthamana Pooja and other important temple festivals.
Guruvayur Temple Dress Code
Dress Code for Men inside Guruvayoor Temple :- White Dhoti and Upper Shall
Dress Code for Women inside Guruvayoor Temple :- Saree, Half Saree, Salwar Kameez, Skirts and Blouse allowed
Precautions: T-shirt, Lungi, chequered clothes, pyjama will not be allowed. Mobile phones and camera are strictly prohibited inside the temple. You can enter inside only after security checking. So better keep prohibited items in the safe deposit locker at the temple entrance.
Chorunu Timings For Kids (First Feeding of Babies) in Guruvayoor Temple
This offering will be conducted at Chorun Hall (located at first floor of old Ticket Counter building). Take the ticket for chorun from counter before entering the chorun Hall. This offerings starts daily at 5am till 1pm and also in the evening.The choroonu for kids will not be conducted on Ekadasi and every Vavu Night. The choroonu will not be conducted on Guruvayur Ekadasi Day (Entire day).
How to Perform Choroonu in Guruvayur Temple : Better to plan for morning time to perform your kid’s choroonu. Inside the temple they have got spacious arrangements for performing good number of chorun ceremony at Guruvayoor at one time. As we mentioned above, take your ticket before entering to the hall and show the same inside choroon hall. Then one of the poojaris will accompany you towards the chorun space where you can see lots of wooden seats in different rows. Poojari will show you the place where you can sit with your kid.
Normally father of the child sit with the baby and poojari will serve Kerala type Sadhya in banana leaf along with prayers. Choroon Sadhya will be including Cooked Rice, Dal with Ghee, Ginger Pickle (Puili Inji), Banana Chips, Banana (Pazham), Pappad (Pappadam ) and Payasam (All in small quantity suitable for your kid). As the poojari start prayers, you can give first Choroon / Chorun / Chorunu of Guruvayoor Temple to your beloved kid. Let she or he get different taste together for the first time
Cost for Choroonu in Guruvayoor Temple : Chorun Ticket charge is Rs.20/- & you have to give dakshina for the performing poojari which is Rs.100/- normally. People give dakshina like 101 , 201 etc as per their wish
Family who performed Choroon can enter directly to Sree Kovil and get Dharshan : After completing the ceremony two of the family members along with choroon given baby can enter inside Serikovil and have darshan of Bhagavan Sree Krishna. You don’t need to stand in long queue for getting darshan in this case. So don’t forget to utilize this opportunity.
Guruvayoor Temple Thulabhram Timings
The thulabharam offerings will start daily at 5am till the shrine is closed(aproximate-1.30pm) and again in the evening 5pm till the shrine is closed(aproximate-8.30pm).
How to Perform Your Child’s Thulabharam at Guruvayoor Temple :- This is considered as an auspicious ceremony for the kids as well as elders. Lets discuss the case of kids here. First go and take ticket for Thulabharam from the counter and come to thulabharam hall which is on the right side of the main entrance inside. You can go there with your kid and select the material with that you are going to perform thulabharam in-front of Bhagavan.
You can use Ghee, Sugar, Banana, Jaggery etc for the same. So after selecting the material you can perform the proceedings with the help of temple authorized persons. After thulabharam, you can make payment in accordance with the the weight of the material used. Payment can be done at the same place where you do the ceremony