MadayiKavu

MadayiKavu

Madayi Kavu, also known as Thiruvar Kadu Bhagavathi Temple, is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Kali Amma in Kerala, India.Madayi Kavu is believed to be the oldest one built in Kerala. The origin of the temple is ancient, and the main deity worshipped here is Madayi Kavu Amma or Thiruvar Kadu Bhagavathi in the…

Pooja Timings

Madayi Kavu Temple Timings with detail opening and closing time is given below. Please note that the pooja and darshan time will extended or curtailed during important rituals. The shrine will remain closed during Grahan or Eclipse. Madayi Kavu Temple Morning Pooja Timings 5:30 AM to 1:00 PM Madayi Kavu Temple Evening Darshan Timings 5:00…

Festival

Though initially there were four annual festivals in the temple, as of now the major festivals which are celebrated are “Pooram” in the month of Meenam(March-April) and “Kalasam” in the month of Medam. The pooram festival is celebrated for seven days and the Kalasam festival only lasts for a few hours. It is believed that…

Legend

Legend

As per the history the temple existed from ancient time and there are two different stories about¬† the existence of the deity. In one of the stories, Madayikavu Amma who is in the form of Bhadrakali originally was existing in Shiva Kshethara Thiliparambha Rajarajeshwara temple. But, as she was non- vegetarian and could not continue…

History

The origin of the temple is ancient, possibly preexisting Vedic times. The main deity worshipped here is Madayi Kavu Amma or Thiruvar Kadu Bhagavathi who is Bhagavathi in the form of Kali. The Bhagavathi is worshipped as the daughter of Shiva. Other deities are also present. The temple also contains a Shiva shrine. The Shiva…