Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple is a Hindu temple dicated to the god Krishna (an avathar of the god Vishnu), located in the town of Guruvayur Kerala, India. It is one of the most important places of worship for Hindus of Kerala and is often referred to as "Bhuloka Vaikunta" which translates to the "Holy Abode of Vishnu on Earth".
The temple opens at 3.00 AM & temple will be closed between 1.30 PM and 4.30 PM and reopens at 4.30 PM
This offering will be conducted at Chorun Hall (located at first floor of Ticket Counter building).Take the ticket for chorun from ticket counter before enetring the chorun Hall.This offerings starts daily at 5am till 1pm and also in the evening.The choroonu for kids will not be conducted on Ekadasi and Vavu Night. The choroonu will not be conducted on Guruvayur Ekadasi Day (Entire day).
Offering one's weight of such materials as water, coconut, butter,sugar, fruits, copper, silver, gold or any other materials isa popular vow taken by devotees. The devaswam will supply most of these materials. There is no advance booking, but for materials such as flowers, etc., which may not be immediately available, the Devaswom should be informed atleast a day in advance, the devotee should bring them. The weighing facilities are on both sides of the entrance. for the non hindus, the thulabharam facility is available near the Kalyana Mandapam. The expenses involved should be remitted after the offering and receipt obtained.There are three thulabhram counters are available in temple and there is no advance booking for thulabharam offerings. The items will be available with devaswom or contractor or devotees can perform with their own items.
Krishnanattam is performed as an offering to speed up the matrimony, believe it eliminate all the obstacles for the marriage. Rukmini Swayamvaram is a krishnanattam play for facilitating the early marriage of girls, lot of girls has been benefited from this offering. Advance booking is required for the same and the charge is Rs. 2000/- It is usually conducted during September to May month.Unmarried girls also perform adipradhakshinam to get best proposal.