Eruthavoor Muruga Temple or Eruthavoor Subramanya Swamy Temple (എരുത്താവൂർ മുരുക ക്ഷേത്രം) is a well-known temple located on the Balaramapuram – Kattakada Road in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. Popular as the Kerala Pazhani Temple, this Lord Murugan Temple reveres Balasubramanya Swamy or Child Muruga as the managing god. Like Palani Temple, Eruthavoor Subramanyaswamy Temple is arranged on top of a Hill and one needs to take a trip of 242 steps to arrive at the temple.
A hallowed place of Lord Ganapathi can be seen on the left half of the sanctum sanctorum and on the right side is the altar of Goddess Parvati. A sanctum committed to Yogishwaran (Lord Shiva) and an icon of Arumughan or Shanmukha (Muruga with 6 appearances) can likewise be seen inside the sanctuary. The sanctuary of Nagaraja and Nagakanya or the Snake Gods is on the right half of the sanctuary entrance.
Temple Pooja Timings
Eruthavoor Balasubramanya Swamy Temple is open every day from 5 AM to 9.30 AM and 5 PM to 7.30 PM. On Sundays, the stemple will be open till 10.30 AM and on Shasti days and Fridays, the sanctuary will be open till 2 PM. Evening opening and shutting hours are something very similar.
Ayilya Pooja will be hung on all month Aayilyam days at 9.00 AM. On all Sundays, Annadhanam will be served from 8.30 AM for individuals visiting the holy place.
Eruthavoor Murugan Temple is an old sanctuary and redesigned recently. Devotee’s crowd to the sanctuary on Shasti Days, and during the other celebration days identified with Lord Murugan like Vaikasi Vishakam or Vaigasi Visakam and Thaipooyam or Thai Poosam Festival. Aficionados can appreciate excellent viewpoints on the nightfall and immense plant life as the sanctuary is a top the slope. Lovers can likewise see Peacocks the Vahana of Muruga – close to the sanctuary entrance.
Delightful Views from Eruthavoor Muruga Temple on a Hillock in Balaramapuram Thiruvananthapuram Kerala
How to reach temple
The sanctuary is arranged 15 km south of Thiruvananthapuram city on the Balaramapuram – Kattakada Road. Those coming from Pravachambalam Kattakada Road needs to take right turn at Naruvamoodu Junction and travel around 2 km towards Balaramapuram to arrive at the sanctuary. The closest significant bus stop is Balaramapuram.
Balaramapuram Railway Station, on the Thiruvananthapuram Central Kanyakumari Railway line, is the closest rail line station to arrive at Eruthavoor Temple.
Phone: 0471 240 3388