India is very rich in its Hindu mythology. It is the strong religious beliefs that make Indians go ahead. They used to give importance for respecting the temple worship. The meaning of word temple is to get rid from problems. In this modern world, it is the worship of god that gives human minds strength and happiness. Temples and temple rituals was a significant contributor in generating rich cultures throughout the generations. The reason of pride of great Vishnumaya Kutti chathan swamy temple is the speciality of these rituals. The supreme soul of Karanayil Madom located in the beautiful village Ettumana of Thrissur District is present everywhere. Famous temples are located in Thrissur district which is blessed by nature and situated in the middle of Kerala and are the most valuable stones of this place. Karanayil Madom in Ettumana village is located in the middle of old mythological places like Vadakunnatha temple also known as "Poorangalude Pooram" which makes the people enjoy in the sea of happiness,Aratupuzha Dharma Shastha temple which creates the world of Gods in the presence of Thriprayar Thevar along with all devis and devanmar, Peruvanathappan Kshethram with keeps the pride as if before 1000 years and rules an area under earth, Cherpu Bhagavathi kshethram which is the goddess of earth, Amma Thiruvadi kshethram the goddess of Lakshmi,Thottipal Bhagavathi kshethram, Koodalmanikyam kshethram etc. These good features makes the people from different parts of the country and even from abroad comes here for getting blessings.
The Temple which is in the generation of Govindh Acharya who was the devotee of ancient Kuttichathan swami is only known as The great Temple of Ettumana Karanayil Madhon Vishnuamaya chathan swami. Please call us at 0487 234-2693 in case if you have any doubts since there are other temples that are holding the name which is similar to our Temple.
Sree Vishnumaya / Chathan Swami is the son of Sree Paramasiva and Sree Parvathy. According to the opinion of Lord Maha Vishnu , Vishnumaya is the youngest son among 390 Chathans who born from sree Parvathy, who incarnated as Kooliviaka who is a tribe woman and Paramasiva. Vishnumaya, who has ferociously mighty power and the dearest to Lord Paramasiva, has been provided with the biggest Buffalo in Kailasa for transporation and has been blessed by giving him the arm weapon called 'Kuruvadi' and sent him to Earth. The glory of that Vishnumaya stays firmly in Karanayil Madom with its sacred holy power and blessings.
The annual Festival of Karanayil Sree Vishnumaya Chathan Swamy Temple known as "Thiravellat Maholsavam" falls on the first Meenam(M.E.) (March) in praise of Bhagavan Chathan Swamy.
This festival with several programmes of worship lasts for three days. Many of the prayers are accompanied with atmosphere of solemnity and devotion. People from different areas come for worshipping Bhagavan Chathan Swamy.
Open time 5:30am
Morning Pooja 11am, 12:30 niyogam
1:30 nada closed
Evening 6:00pm Nada open, 7:00pm Athaazha Pooja, 8:00 PM Nada Closing
UNNI PADMANABHAN SWAMI
P.O KARUVANNUR, ETTUMANA
INDIA, PIN - 680 711