Thozhuvancode Chamundi Devi Temple Vattiyoorkavu
500-year-old Thozhuvancode Sree Chamundi Devi Temple in Thiruvananthapuram, managed by the family of the “Kalari guru” of the erstwhile Ettuveettil Tharavaad,is a rising centre of pilgrimage in Trivandrum.This is a very beautiful temple with unique sculptures which one can find no where else.
The main diety is Chamundeswari devi.The other dieties worshipped here are Mohini yakshi,Durga Devi,Karinkali Devi,Hanuman,Ganapathy,Thamburan,Anantha and navagraha.
Thozhuvancode Chamundi Devi Temple is a famous Goddess temple located in Vattiyoorkavu, in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. The temple around 500 years old is managed by family of the “Kalari guru” of the erstwhile Ettuveettil Tharavaad. The temple enshrines Goddess Chamundeswari Devi, the fierce form of Durga.
The temple features beautiful sculptures of Hindu gods and goddess. Sub deities worshiped in the temple are Lord Ganapathy, Hanuman, Mohini Yakshi, Durga Devi, Karinkali Devi, Navagraha, and Thamburan. Thozhuvancode Chamundi Temple is not open on all days. The temple functions on Tuesday, Friday and Sundays only.
Thozhuvancode Chamundi Devi Pongala festival is the most important ritual celebrated here. This year, Thozhuvancode Pongala Festival is on February 1, 2015, Sunday.
Tuesday: 5:30 am to 12:30 pm and 4:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Friday: 5:30 am to 12:30 pm and 4:30 pm to 7:45 pm
Sunday: 5:30 am to 12:30 pm and 4:30 pm to 7:45 pm
How to Reach
Thozhuvancode Temple is located between Vattiyoorkavu and Kanjirampara. The shrine is around 9 km from Trivandrum city and 3 km from Sasthamangalam. Daily bus services are available from East Fort Bus Station and Thampanoor Bus Station.