Aruvikara is a village in Trivandrum district in the state of Kerala, India. It is located on the banks of the Karamana River 15 km from Trivandrum, the capital of the state of Kerala in South India. This picturesque picnic spot is on the banks of the Karamana River. Aruvikara Devi Kshetram (Durga Temple) is situated near the Dam. Near the Durga Temple here is a stream full of fish that fearlessly come close to the shore to be fed by the visitors. The fishes are considered to be holy and it is believed that feeding of the fishes cure warts, whiteheads, blemishes etc in the skin.
How to Reach Aruvikara
The closest airport is Trivandrum International Airport.
The closest railway station is in Trivandrum.
Govt bus is the only mode of Transportation available in Aruvikara.
Aruvikara Devi Temple
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Get married to a person of a girl's choice
- Health and longevity of husband
Sarva Mangala Maangalye Sive Sarvaardha Saadhike, Saranye Tryambake Gauri Naarayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer you our salutations, Oh auspicious Naraayani, who is the good of all good, who can achieve everything and can offer refuge, Oh three-eyed Gowri.
Saranaangatha Dheenaartha Parithraana Paraayane Sarvasyaarthi Hare Devi Naaraayani Namosthuthe
Meaning -We offer salutations to you, Oh Narayani, who has the infinite power of creating, preserving and destroying. You are the basis and epitome of the 3 gunas.
Sarvaroope Sarvese Sarvasakthi Samanvithe, Bhayebhyastrahi No Devi Durge Devi Namosthuthe
Meaning -I offer my salutations to you mother Durga, who is present in all beings and has all power, save us from all our wrongdoings O mother of the universe.
Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Shakthi Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha
Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as Shakti in all beings.