Friday, November 27, 2009

Guruvayur, Kerala Tourism

Guruvayur Temple
Guruvayur is one of the greatest pilgrim centres of India. From all over the country, people visit the Sri Krishna temple of Guruvayur to concentrate their mind on the charming, brilliant symbol of the unexplainable, Lord Krishna, and thus come into aesthetic contact with the infinite. It is at this temple that Melpathoor Narayana Bhattathri in 16th century composed his renowned Sanskrit devotional poem Narayaneeyam as an offering while he was suffering from a merciless attract of rheumatism. This great devotee of Lord Krishna got rid of it by Divine Grace.

Every year during Ekadesi festival (in November-December) attracts thousands of pilgrims. There are several cases of reported miraculous cures in connection with Guruvayur temple. The incidence of how Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar, the great Karnatic musician regained his lost voice is a shining example in the modern times of the miraculous working of the Divine Power here.

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