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Sri Balakrishnan temple



Moolavar : Balakrishnan
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : NA
Thala Virutcham : NA
Theertham : NA
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 500-1000 years old
Historical Name : NA
City : Thippira Malai
District : Kanyakumari
State : Tamil Nadu

Singers:

   NA


Festival:

   Sri Krishna Jayanti in August-September; New Moon Days in each month and all Purattasi month Saturdays with special pujas are observed in the temple.


Temple's Speciality:

   12 feet tall Lord Balakrishna appears in all smiles with His Mother Yasodha.


Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m.


Address:

   Sri Balakrishnan Temple, Marthandam, Thippiramalai, Kanyakumari.


Phone:

   NA


General Information:

   Thippiramalai Lord Krishna temple is built according to Kerala architecture style.? The temple is in round shape.? The vimana with its sharp end at the top is built with tiles.? The Bali Peeta is before the temple.


Prayers:

   People pray to Lord Krishna seeking child boon, success in their enterprises and realize wishes in their mind.


Thanks giving:

   Devotees perform abishek to Lord Krishna with butter application and offer Murukku and Cheedai nivedhanas prepared with flours and fried in oil.


Greatness Of Temple:

   12 feet tall Lord Balakrishna with His beloved Mother Yasodha is indeed a thrilling sight for the devotees.? Mother Yasodha is holding butter and a spoon in Her hands.? Thippiramalai Krishna Temple is indeed of a rare style both in the idol of Lord with His Mother and the building.? Lord Balakrishna appears with His conch and discus in the upper hands and a club in the lower left and butter in the right.? It is said that this Krishna idol is the tallest in India.


Temple History:

   Srimad Bhagavatham considered the last work of Sage Veda Vyasa speeks volumes of the gracious deeds of Lord Krishna.? It begins with His stealing butter.? He ate sand while an infant.? Knowing this when Mother Yasodha came to threaten Him with a stick and asked Him to open the mouth.? Child Lord opened His mouth only to show His Mother how the whole world with all its beings, trees, hills and rivers are contained in Him.? Thus He granted His Vishwarupa darshan to Mother.The temple is understood to have been built about 800 years ago by a Vishnu devotee residing in Iranial. Sri Krishna Jayanthi is grandly celebrated in the temple each year drawing huge crowd. They also throng the temple on new moon days and on Saturdays in the month of Purattasi-September-October. Any one, however sinful he/she is, is relieved of the dirt, if they chant the name Narayana or Krishna. Lord grants all bliss to His devotees.


Special Features:

   Miracle Based:?Lord Krishna appears majestically scaling 12 feet high with His beloved Mother Yashoda.?


*Sources from Dinamalar.com




 
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