Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple Kerala

Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple: History, timings, Location, Pooja Details, Online Booking and How To Reach

Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple History

          Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple situated in Ernakulam is dedicated to the goddess Bhagwati who is worshipped in three forms, in morning goddess is worshipped as Goddess Saraswathi, in noon as goddess Lakshmi and in evening as goddess Durga. It is believed that the temple is 1500 years old which is built by Kannappan a forest dweller. The Goddess is believed to be swayambhu “Self-revealed”. This temple is popularly known for curing of various diseases. It is believed that 41 days worship to bhagavathi will cure of any kind of disease. It is even believed that the dreadful disease leprosy is also been cured by this holy temple. Also, people from various places visit this temple to gain the blessings of Chottanikkara Bhagavathy to make their lives easier and happy.

Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple Location                      

Chottanikkara, Ernakulam,Kerala 682312,


Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple Timings

4.00 am to 9.00 pm

Chottanikkara Temple Pooja Details

Rituals Timings
Lord Shiva Dhaara  5.00 am
Ethruthu Pooja  5.30am
Morning Seeveli  6.00 am
Guruthi pooja at Keezhu kaavu Temple  7.30 am
Pantheeradi Pooja 7.45 am
Lord Shiva Dhaara 11.00 am
Uchapooja  /  Noon pooja 12.00 pm
Noon Seeveli 12.10 pm
Evening Nada Opening 4.00 pm
Deeparadhana/lighting of lamps 6.30 pm
Athazhapooja 7.30 pm
Evening Seeveli 8.00 pm
Evening Guruthi at Keezhu kaavu Temple 8.45 pm

·       Men’s should remove shirts before entering the temple

·       Women’s Should wear Saree or Salwar Suits


Onam End of August
Navarathri October
Vishu Mid April
Makom Thozal (Main temple festival) February to March


By Air:

Kochi International Airport  (nearest)                                 – 38 km

By Train:

Eranakulam South Railway Station (nearest)                    – 18 km

Eranakulam North Railway Station (nearest)                    – 20 km

By Road:

Eranakulam KSRTC Central Bus Station (nearest)          – 20 km

Kaloor Private Bus Stand (nearest)                                   – 22 km

Reference: details


  1. I am from Malaysia. Would like to know about guruthi pooja.

  2. I want go there

  3. When is maham tholak this year 2019

  4. Is it closing for afternoon or its opening continue

  5. Will the temple be closed for 10 days before Makam thozhal as part of the festival?

  6. Firstly I want to know whether you accept cheque for the offering or only DD or Money order. Suppose if I want to send cheque to the temple for offering under whose name cheque has to drawn and what is postal address for sending the cheque. I will be obliged if you can help me on this

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      There is no online facility you need to get that directly at the temple .
      Thank you.