Monday, November 15, 2010

Keezharoor

Keezharoor is a small sleepy village in Thiruvananthapuram District of Kerala. This small settlement lies near Neyyattinkara.
The village is famous for Keezharoor Sree Rajarajeswari Temple, dedicated to Goddess Durga. The annual pongal festival celebrated in this temple attracts thousands of devotees.
Local buses are available from Neyyattinkara

Online Train time in Neyyattinkara Railway Station
Satellite view of Keezharoor area

Keezharoor Sree Rajarajeswari Temple

Keezharoor Sree Rajarajeswari Temple is located at Keezharoor near Neyyattinkara in Thiruvananthapuram District. The presiding deity here is Sree Rajarajeswari (Goddess Durga). Lord Ganesh and Navagrahas are also worshipped. Homam, archana and abhishekam are main offerings.
An annual 10-days festival, Aswathi Pongala Mahothsavam, is held in the Malayalam month of Kumbham (February/March). Women, who from different part of the district, offer pongala to the goddess.
Neyyattinkara Railway Station is the nearest railhead.

Online Train time in Neyyattinkara Railway Station
Satellite view of Keezharoor Sree Rajarajeswari Temple