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CELEBRATION OF VISHU IN GURUVAYUR

CELEBRATION OF VISHU IN GURUVAYUR

Bhasuri Inn is one of the best hotels in Guruvayur located near to Sri Krishna Temple celebrating Vishu. The Hotel provides luxury and Grand wedding Hall with Suite rooms. The area is very near to Guruvayoor temple as well as Opposite to Guruvayur Private Bus stand. Guruvayoor hotels plays a major role in Vishu celebration among them Bhasuri Inn is listed top rated. Bhasuri Inn Serves Traditional Kerala sadhya with varieties of Payasam. Bhasuri Inn which is located near to temple has established a reputation in the field hospitality by the right blend of service and well-trained staff.

Vishu is observed during the malayalam month of medam, which usually comes in March or April every year. Keralites consider this day a promising one as it decides the fate of Malayalees in the astrological new year according to beliefs. It starts with after the kani is seen in early morning. 15th of April is the date on which the festival falls in 2019, which is of great significance for the people of Kerala situated in different part of the world.

Vishu Kani

The auspicious day starts with the Kani Kanal which means the “first sight” is the most important incident that should happen because it is based on the view, prosperity for the new year lies. The evening before vishu, the members in a house prepares the necessary items to get the kani ready to be seen the following day. Things that make up the preparations includes idol of god, kanikonna (a flower of golden rain tree ), a pot, coconut, gold ornaments, money, new cloth etc.

Garlanded idol of lord Sree Krishna is kept in the middle which should be the first sight of a malayalee. Lighted lamps and konna is kept surrounding the divine deities statue. The elders of the house sees it first, followed by the youngsters to the spot after closing their eyes to make sure they don’t see anything other than what they ought to see.

Elders offer giftings which is known as Vishukaineetam to others in the family and shower their blessings on them.

In famous temple like Guruvayoor, Sabarimala and Ambalapuzha, Vishukani is of good importance and people from across India reach the shrines to receive the luck and blessings from the almighty. Special pujas are also held on these days. Guruvayur is a popular Sri Krishna temple in Thrissur district which is the main abode of the deity.

2019 Vishukkani Darsanam Timing in Guruvayur

Early hours of 15 th April between 2.30 am and 3.30 am is the perfect time according to the calculations conducted by the experts in the field. People from within and the neighbouring states would be rushing towards the site well in prior, predicting the rush so that they can get prepared for the auspicious affair on the previous day itself. Authorities of Guruvayur devaswom also anticipates the same and sets everything right for the devotees comfort.

 

Wishing Everyone a Happy and Prosperous Vishu and May the Joy and Happiness Fills Your Family Throughout The Year.

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Guruvayoor Utsavam | Bhasuri Inn

Guruvayoor Utsavam | Bhasuri Inn

Sri Krishna temple in Guruvayur is the pride of people residing in Thrissur district because the temple is considered as the fourth largest temple in India in terms of the number of devotees visiting per day. Here the god Vishnu is worshipped in the form of his avatar Krishna. The Guruvayoor Utsavam (annual festival) of the temple is celebrated for 10 days during the month of Kumbha (Feb-March). In 2019 the festival starts from 17th February with Kodiyettam and ends after the Aarattu on the 26th February (10th day). Every year, the festival attracts several thousands of devotees from across Kerala hence, finest arrangements are made by the Bhasuri inn to serve you at our best. Many pilgrims choose Bhasuri inn not only because of our outstanding services but also due to years of unbroken trust.

Guruvayoor UtsavamGuruvayoor Anayottam (elephant race) is the most interesting ceremony. The elephant that participates in the race should be checked thoroughly and should be fairly healthy and free from violent behavior. Participating elephants are bathed and taken to Manjulal and as the temple bells ring at three, the elephant race rituals begin. It starts from the premises of the east of the temple and ends with seven rounds within the temple.  Among all, only the first three will enter the temple complex. The elephant that crosses the eastern gate of the Sri Krishna temple first will be declared the winner. The winner will have the prestige to carry out the ‘Thidambu’ (the replica of the idol of Guruvayoorappan) on all special occasions for one year.

Guruvayoor UtsavamThe 8th day (24th February) of festival consists of Ulsavabali which is a major ritual of Guruvayoor festival.Ulsavabali is held after the morning Ezhunnellippu in the temple. It’s a ritual marking the feeding of ‘Bhoothaganams’  of the presiding deity of the temple Guruvayurappan.It is believed that all celestial beings combine at Guruvayur to take food offered during the `Ulsavabali’. The devaswom arrange a big feast for the day and another highlight  is the ritualistic feeding of birds as part of the `Ulsavabali.’

Guruvayoor UtsavamPallivetta (royal hunt) is an important ritual performed on the 9th day (25th Feb) of the  festival. This ritual is symbolic of Lord Vishnu hunting down the demon of evil in a forest. Another myth for this ritual is that the gods and goddesses are brothers and sisters and one of them is paying the other an annual visit. The 10th day (26th Feb) of the festival is the ‘Arattu’ which starts from early from the Eastern Gopuram of the temple in a highly ritualistic manner. It covers ‘Rudratheertham’ and ‘Athani’ and comes to Edatharikathu Bhagavaty’s shrine. At last, the ritual comes to end with an ‘Oottapradikshinam’ in which elephants run around the temple for as many as eleven times.

Bhasuri inn which is located near to temple has established a reputation in the field hospitality by the right blend of service and well-trained staff. For more details and services contact us.

Guruvayur In General: Perfect Visitors Guide

Guruvayur In General: Perfect Visitors Guide

 

Guruvayur is the abode of Guruvayurappan, one of the incarnations of lord Mahavishnu. The town is quite busy and energetic. Being a pilgrim city it need not be always for devotional intention yet there are lot other activities that can be done for which the place is prominent for. Population arriving and leaving may also look out for well known tourists spots, other religious monuments, hotels for lodging and many more.

Located to the north west of Thrissur city at about 29 kilometres, it is controlled and managed by the Guruvayoor municipality which serves the settlers with all the needs required for a living. The township will soon outstretch its status to that of a city in the coming years and it is heading towards the road of renovation.

Bhasuri Inn is an economical and elegant hotel property standing with pride among the other commercial structures. Its our immense pleasure to serve the customers when they make their way to our space with sincere dedication. We bestow richness blended with comfort and style. Our services include availing kalyana mandapams, banquet halls, marriage booking,conducting marriages, wedding photography, arranging party halls and so on in and around Guruvayur.

Wedding packages that stays within the expected budget of the individual or group is one of the remarkable features which makes us popular. We not only care about our customers only, but assistance is given for all the people who reach the temple city. A general information for the knowledge of the immigrants is hereby listed below.

History:

The name Guruvayur is coined out from three terms – Guru (Brihaspati), Vayu (Air) and Oor (Land). It is being believed that Guru has found a statue of lord Sree Krishna floating in water and placed it in a position with the help of vaayu and named it Guruvayurappan. The current location of the temple is where the idol is fixed. However there are many other beliefs related to its establishment.

Climate:

Like most other part of Kerala, Guruvayur has a tropical climate which varies according to the alterations of different seasons. Summer heat sores to as high as 37 degree celsius and the winter drops to a minimum of 25 degree celsius. Summer is observed during the month of march to may.

As the summer descends it gives rise to the monsoon season from june to september. Heavy rainfalls are experienced at this time. Their are lots of lodging available near to the temple and the metallic structure made open for the public just a few metres away which comfort them during the rainy months.

Cool breeze can be noticed during the winter months. December till february can be very pleasant and calm during the early morning hours which spread the chill to the surroundings throughout the day. Tourist visits the area at this time of the year as the temperature is perfect for sightseeing activities.

Transportation:

Buses operate on a daily basis from all corners of Kerala to and from Guruvayoor. You can make use of Kerala State Road Transport Corporation(KSRTC) or private buses as means of public transport. People owning their own vehicle need not worry as there is ample parking space allowed by the municipality.

Railway station is nearly 2kms away from the temple and the service is available to Thrissur, Ernakulam Kozhikode and Trivandrum which are some of the major cities of the state.
Kochi International airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 80 kms from Guruvayoor. People coming by flight should have to catch a bus or train to reach the spot. Taxis are also available for a comfort journey for those who have difficulty in getting aid by other means of transportation.

Temple Facilities:

Services provided by the temple proves much beneficial for the public to cope up with the environment. People from all over India reaches the pilgrim centre to get blessings from the divine power. Multilingual sign boards are fixed at each and every corner of the compound so that it would be easy for the population who are unaware of the local language – Malayalam. Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi and English are the other dialects used with the aim of easy communication between different cultures. Notably non hindus are not permitted inside the temple premises. Stores and hotels and are constructed very near to the temple with approval from devaswom. They facilitates the public with water, security and almost every needs.

Attractions:

There are many favoured attraction in the city and nearby locations. Devaswom museum is situated very close to the area of worship in the east gate which is at a walkable distance. It showcases a large collection of antiques, mural paintings,musical instruments and other valuable materials.

The elephant camp commonly called anakotta by the locals is the biggest elephant sanctuary in the world. You won’t be able to see a herd of elephants as much as this anywhere else in the world. There are about 60 jumbos in the compound currently and are gifted to the temple by the devotees. Other temptations include mammiyur temple, chowalloor temple, chavakkad beach etc.

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