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Thriprayar Sree Rama Temple | Kerala, Trichur

Situated in Triprayar, Thrissur, Thriprayar Sree Rama Temple is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Rama. The diety in the Triprayar Temple is popularly known as Triprayarappan or Triprayar Thevar. Here, the idol of Lord Rama is seen with four arms with bearing a conch, a disc, a bow and a garland.

Legend

According to the legends, it is believed that the idol of Lord Rama was woshipped by Lord Krishna. The idol was immersed in the sea after the swargarohana of Lord Krishna. The idol was later found by some fisher men from the sea near Chettuva region of Kerala. The local ruler Vakkayil Kaimal constructed a temple at Triprayar and installed the idol there. This temple is part of the famous Nalambala Darshana Yatra.

Architecture

Triprayar Sree Rama Temple is rich in wood carvings. The namaskara mandapam which faces the circular sanctum (srikovil) has 24 panels of wood carvings and several ancient murals.  The circular sanctum has several sculptural representations of scenes from the Ramayana.

Darsan Info

Triprayar Sree Rama Temple is open from 3 AM to 12 noon and from 4.30 PM to 8.30 PM.

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Location and Contact

Triprayar Sree Rama Temple, Triprayar P.O., Thrissur, Kerala - 680 567
+91 4872391375

    Triprayar Sree Rama Temple is located in Thrissur district of Kerala. The temple is located 22 kms south west of Thrissur in between Kodungalloor and Guruvayoor.

Darsan Dresscode

At Triprayar Sree Rama Temple, Traditional Kerala attire is preferred.

Culture

The border area between Ernakulam and Thrissur districts is the cultural hub of the State, with a rich history of producing some of the best classical performing artistes like Ammannur Madhava Chakyar. It is also rich in old temples, showing the deep rooted culture.

Language Spoken:Malayalam

Additional Info

  1. Hotels near Triprayar Sree Rama Temple 
    Cochin Devaswom Board runs a small pilgrim shelter, 'Triprayar Devaswom Satram', near the Temple. Few rooms are available there .
     The Nattika Beach Ayurveda Resort Nattika Beach P.O., Nattika, Thrissur, Kerala 680566 Phone:0487 240 2770
    Peringottukara Palace Kizhakkumury, Peringottukara, Kerala 680571 Phone:0487 227 5598
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Temple Rituals

Triprayar Sree Rama Temple is famous for freeing people from evil spirits. It is believed that by making different offerings to appease Thriprayarappan, people can be cured of evil influence. And hence the name Chathan Bhandaram. Firing of kathinas or Vedi vazhipadu is an important offering here. It is to commemorate the return of Hanuman after the search of Sita, with the words, 'Drishta Sita'-seen Sita. This offering is believed to help easy and comfortable pregnancy. Feeding the fishes in Purayar river flowing in front of the temple is another main offering here. It is believed that the fishes are the pets of Triprayar Thevar and feeding them will please Him. Usually Meen Oottu is offered to reduce the discomfort of Asthma patients and for improving their health.

Regular Offerings

Palpayasam, Chandanam Charthu(smearing of the idol with sandal paste), different archanas and meenoottu(feeding fishs in theevra river) are other important offerings to the deity at Triprayar Sree Rama Temple.

Special rituals

Performing Chakyar Koothu is a special ritual at Triprayar Sree Rama Temple . It is said that the practice started when once Zamorin wished to watch Hanuman's mischiefs at Lanka in detail and the performance went on for twelve days then. Till then, the custom was that Koothu would be performed with at least one Brahmin in the audience. Once there was not Brahmin and the Chakyar was at a loss when an aside was heard from inside the Sreekovil saying that 'Koothu is not for Brahmins but for me. Therefore perform Koothu in my presence.' Since then Koothu, which was, being staged in the specially erected Koothambalam on the south-east corner of the temple started being staged in the mandapa itself inside the temple.

famous Festivals

March/April : Pooram Festival
Novemeber/December : Ekadasi

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