Irinjilakuda Sri Kudalamanikyam temple :

God and Godess :

  • Sri Bharatha(brother of srirama)
  • Navagraha in Bharathaform.
  • Sri Sangameswara

Location :

Irinjilakuda Kudala Manikyam temple,
Kudal Manikkam / Koodala Manikyam Temple,
Irinjalakuda,
Thrissur district – 680121
Kerala.

Timings :

  • Morning – 03:00 to 12:00 
  • Evening – 5.00PM to 8PM

Temple History :

Koodalmanikyam Temple or Kudal Manikkam Temple is a Hindu temple which is situated in Irinjalakuda, Thrissur district, Kerala state, India. The temple comprises the main structure, walled compound with citadels, four ponds around the main structure wherein one of the ponds is situated within the walled structure. Koodalmanikyam Temple is the only temple in India dedicated to the worship of Bharata, the second brother of Rama. Today, the presiding deity of Koodalmanikyam Temple near Irinjalakuda is Bharata, the brother of Ram; originally it was Bharateswara, the Digambara Jain saint. The temple is one of four in Kerala state that from a set called “Nalambalam”, each temple dedicated to one of the four brothers in Ramayana: Rama, Bharata, Lakshmana, and Shatrughna.

Festivals :

  • Thiruvonam 
  • Annual Arattu Festival

Ticket price for rituals, darshanams & special sevas :

  • Pushpanjali (only Lotus,Tulasi and Chethi)
  • Thamaramala (Lotus garland)

Nearest Temples Around Irinjilakuda Sri Kudalamanikyam temple :

  • Arattupuzha Sri sastha temple – Thrissur district – 11.00 km
  • Alathiyur Sri Anjaneya temple – Malappuram district – 81.00 km
  • Angadipuram Thirumandhamkunnu bhagavathi temple – Malappuram district – 108.00 km

Nearest Bus Stations :

  • Irinjalakuda – 1.00 km
  • Cherpu – 13.00 km
  • Chalakudy – 19.00 km

Nearest Railwaystations :

  • Irinjalakuda – 5.00 km
  • Kalletumkara – 9.00 km
  • Nellayi – 13.00 km

Nearest Airports :

  • Cochin International Airport,Cochin/kochi – 39.00 km
  • Calicut International Airport,Kozhikode – 120.00 km
  • Coimbatore International Airport,Coimbatore – 152.00 km
  • Kannur International Airport, Kannur – 228.00 km
  • Trivandrum International Airport, Thiruvananthapuram – 255.00 km
  • Tiruchirapally International Airport, Trichy – 345.00 km
  • Mangalore International Airport,Mangalore – 379.00 km

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