Tripunithura, a town in Kerala, has a Vishnu temple which is also known as 'Poornathrayeesa' which means the Lord of the three Vedas. The idol of the presiding deity Lord Vishnu is believed to be approximately 5, 000 years old. The Lord here is worshipped as "Santanagopala Murthy". The Lord in this temple is seen as being seated on the serpent Anantha whose hood is spread over the Lord. Lord Vishnu holds a conch and the Chakra in his upper hands whereas his lower right hand holds a lotus. The only other deity in this temple is Lord Ganesha. Behind the main shrine is a small window through which devotees can take a closer look at the presiding deity. Lord Poornathrayeesa is believed to be the family deity of the Kochi dynasty.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- To be blessed with children
Achutham Keyshavam Rama Narayanam Krishna Damodaram Vasudevam Harim Shridharam Madhavam Gopika Vallabham Janaki Nayakam Ramachandram Bhajey
Meaning -Oh Lord who cannot be perished, who also has names like Keshava, Rama, Damodara, Narayana, Sridhara, Madhava, Krishna, Ramachandra the beloved of Janaki, let me say your name regularly.
Vasudeva Sutham Devam Kamsa Chanoora Mardhanam Devaki Paramanandham Krishnam Vande Jagathgurum
Meaning -I bow to you O Krishna, the ultimate guru, Devaki and Vasudeva's son, and the destroyer of Kamsa and Chanur.
Adharam Madhuram Vadanam Madhuram Nayanam Madhuram Hasitam Madhuram Hridayam Madhuram Gamanam Madhuram Mathuraa Dhipate Rakhilam Madhuram
Meaning -Meaning - Sweet are Your lips, sweet is Your face, sweet are Your eyes, sweet is Your smile, sweet is Your heart, sweet is Your gait, O Lord of Mathura, everything about You is sweet.
Alokya Mathur Mukha Madarena Sthanyam Pibantham Saraseeruhaksham Sachinmayam Devam Anantha Roopam Balam Mukundam Manasa Smarami
Meaning -I think of this Balamukundan as the one who looks lovingly at his mother's face while taking milk from her, who has eyes similar to the red lotus, who is the embodiment of truth and intelligence and other forms.
8 a.m. to 6.30 p.m.