Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple in kerala
Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in Thiruvananthapuram, India. It is believed that Lord Vishnu was pleased by the devotion of a Tulu Brahmin Divakara Muni, and appeared before him as a lovely child. The child later disappeared in the place where the temple is situated, and the place is believed to have the divine and powerful presence of Lord Vishnu. On the 950th year of Kali Yuga a reinstallation of the idol was done.
Treasure hidden in temple
This revelation has solidified the status of the Padmanabhaswamy Temple as the wealthiest place of worship in the world. It is conservatively estimated that the value of the monumental items is close to ₹1.2 lakh crore or ₹1.2 trillion (US$19 billion). If the antique and cultural value were taken into account these assets could be worth ten times the current market price.
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Railway station: Thiruvananthapuram Central, about 1 km away
Airport: Trivandrum International Airport, about 6 km away
Best Visiting Time: Anytime round the year.
There are different types of poojas are performed all the day with prices. You can book in advance online at sreepadmanabhaswamytemple
Dress Code At The Temple:
Only Hindus are permitted inside the temple. Men need to wear mundu or dhoti (worn around the waist and going down up to the heels) and should not wear shirts of any kind. Women need to wear sari, mundum neriyathum (set-mundu), skirt and blouse, or half sari. Dhotis are available for rent at the temple entrance. Nowadays, temple authorities allow wearing of dhotis over pants or churidhar to avoid inconvenience to the devotees.
03.30 am to 04.45 am (Nirmalya Darshanam)
06.30 am to 07.00 am
08.30 am to 10.00 am
10.30 am to 11.10 am
11.45 am to 12.00 Noon
05.00 pm to 06.15 pm
06.45 pm to 07.20 pm
The above-indicated time schedule is subject to changes during festivals and other special occasions. During the festival occasions the darshan time is reduced in order to performing the special poojas
Mystery behind the last door at Padmanabhaswamy temple
It is said that If this mantra is chanted properly by some Sadhu, only then will the door open. Else, mighty serpents guarding the door will wreak havoc on those who try to open the door.