KEEZHAROOR SREE RAJA RAJESWARI TEMPLE

BRAHMASREE NITHYANANDA SWAMY RELIGIOUS & CHARITABLE TRUST

(DAKSHINA MOOKAMBIKA)
 KEEZHAROOR. P.O., NEYYATTINKARA, 695124.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, KERALA, SOUTH INDIA

PH: 0471-2275359, 2275459



Location of the Temple: The famous Keezharoor Sree Raja Rajeswari Temple is situated at the heart of Keezharoor Village in Aryancode Grama Panchayat in Thiruvananthapuram District and is two kilometers away from Perumkadavila in Neyyattinkara Taluk, The present temple at Mookambika which lies in the vallies of Kudajadri Hills beside Souparnika river had been formed when Sri Adhisankaracharya Swami felt the presence of Adiparasakthi.  Similarly, Sree Rajarajeswari Temple is beside the Neyyar river which originates from the top hills of Sahyadri Mountains in Kerala.  Brahmasree Nithyananda Swamiji in a fine morning was enlightened by the Goddess Rajarajeswari, the Ulakanayaki (the almighty Goddess) and the Swamiji constructed this present temple at Keezharoor.  Today it is not a single temple, but a temple complex.

 

Sree Raja Rajeswari – The all Provider
            The Keezharoor temple has the six based idol (Shadadhara) of the graceful and mighty Goddess Sree Raja Rajeswari, always showering blessings upon her devotees from various places irrespective of castes and creeds.  Several of them have experienced fulfillment of their desires like marriage, child birth, peace of mind, wealth, prosperity of family etc.  Each and every one who sets foot on the temple premises is sure to get the blessings of the Goddess Devi as well as that of Swamiji.

 

 

BACKGROUND OF THE TEMPLE

 

                  The Keezharoor Sree Rajarajeswari Temple had been built according to the Thachu Sasthra.  It is also famous with its sculptural beauty.  On both sides of the Shrine there stands the dwarapalakas.  The four entrances, balikkal pura, Garbhagraham, Namaskara Mandapam and Dhojaprathishta are constructed attractively on the basis of Vasthusasthra.
                  The main deity here is Sree Raja Rajeswari Devi in the padmasana posture.  She is the world mother, the all provider and all mighty.  The sub deities include Ganapathy, the one who removes obstacles, Navagrahas, Nagaru, the saint Gurubaba, Hanuman and Bhairava.
                  Science gives us physical pleasure, only the comfort of the body.  We think little of the needs of our soul.  We eat food when we are hungry and gets satisfied.  But do any one think about the hunger of our soul.  It is prayer and chanting that ceases the souls hunger.
                  The suitable place for each an exercise is the Ulakanayaki stanam where we could find the holy foot prints of the goddess.

            In the outer walls of the temple, 20 different forms of the Devi could be seen. Above it is the pictuorial depiction of the Devi Bhagavata Story, to the Eastern part of the Temple top (Gopura) there is the pictorial depicition of the Ramayana stories.  In its Western side there is the depiction of Story of Krishna.  In the South there is the story of the Devi Charitham and in the North there is the picture of Vinayaka as the Devi’s charioter with 5 lions pulling the chariot.  The Brahma, Vishnu and Maheswara too can be seen there.  To sum up, the Keezharoor Temple has already become a Mahatemple.