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Sree Krishna Swamy Temple Malayinkeezhu – Temples of Kerala

Sree Krishna Swamy Temple Malayinkeezhu is situated about 15 kilometers away from Trivandrum. Temple belonging to the Neyyattinkara Group of Travancore Devaswom Board is located near the Malayinkeezhu Junction in the valley of two hills known as Mankunnimala and Ellumalai on the Thiruvananthapuram-Kattakada route.

It is. In ancient history, Malayinkeezhi is referred to by various names such as Malayinkeezhee, Girikeez Malayik, Girimoolapuri and Girimoolum in the temple complex.


The idols of the temple

The deities of Lord Shiva, Sastav, Nagar, Bhoothan, Ganapathi and Brahma Rakshas are placed inside the temple wall and Yakshiyamma outside.

The demon

Bhoothanam is the fierce goddess of the mountain under the mountain, Ugramurthy. Also known as Ellutheri Bhoothan. No special temple was built for this god. The deity is supposed to have erected a circular rock on the ground level outside the altar on the south side of the temple. Hunting curls are called out twice on the day of Pallivatham. It is believed that the third call cannot be heard by the demon.

Pooja Timings


Nirmalya darshanam: 4.00 am
Vilakku veyppu: 4.40 am
Malar Nivedyam :5.00 am
Usha Pooja: 6.15 am
Etihad Puja: 7.15 am
Sree Bali: 7.30 am
Ganapathy Homam: 7.30 am
Ucha Pooja : 10.45 am
Uchasiveli: 11.00 am
Nada adakkal: 11.00 am


Opening: 5.00 pm
Vilakkuveyppu: 6.30 pm
Achazhapooja: 8.00 pm

Temple History

  Soranadu Kunjan Pillai says that the Malayinkeezhu Sri Krishna Swamy Temple is as old as the Sri Padmanabha Swamy Temple. Historical records show that this is no exaggeration. There is mention of Malayinkeezhu in the Pattaya related to the Thiruvalla Vishnu Temple. The date of this shrine dates back to the late 11th century. The inscription is inscribed on copper plates. Thiruvalla P, who has researched about it, says that the language is about 18 inches long and more than four inches wide. Unnikrishnan Nair recorded. The Malayinkeezu (the lower part of the mountain) is the Malayaikeezle below. Gifts, Things, Conditions, and Conditions of Thiruvalla Temple These are all in Chepauk. But since many of the mosques have been lost, there is no information about the temple. At the same time, there are references to Malayin under the side of a plate. What is important is the amount of lease paddy that needs to be taken from the mountain. It is clear from this point that the Thiruvalla Vishnu Temple was one of the oldest temples in the region. 

Thiruvalla belongs to the patriarchs of Pattillum, the lion’s share of the underlying goods. There was a Muttaikkazhi in the Peringara Moovathu, Mechari Illam which is the chief of the Thiruvalla Patillakkal. The Mutt was located to the southeast of the Malayinkeezhu Temple on the eastern side of the road. At the same time, there are references to Malayin under the side of a plate. What is important is the amount of lease paddy that needs to be taken from the mountain.

How to Reach

Nearest Town/Landmark/ Junction – Malayinkeezhu Junction – 90 m
Nearest Bus station – Malayinkeezhu Bus Stop – 170 m
Nearest Railway station – Trivandrum Central Railway Station – 12.6 Km
Nearest Airport – Trivandrum International Airport – 17.5 Km

Sree Krishnaswamy Temple
Temple Road, Nellikadu,
Malayinkeezhu – 695571
Phone: +91-9387081741

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