Sreerama Temple Ramapuram Kottayam

Sreerama Temple at Ramapuram is an ancient Lord Rama Temple situated 12 km from Pala town and around 40 km from Kottayam in Kerala, India. The main deity being Lord Ram this temple evolved almost 1000 years ago. Ramapuram Sreerama Temple is part of Nalambalam Yatra Temples in Kottayam district. 

Nalambalam Pilgrimage

Nalambalam is a set of four Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Ram and his brothers of Ramayana. The Nalambalams in Ramapuram Kottayam are within a radius of just 3.5 km. The devotees first visit Lord Rama at Sreerama Temple, Ramapuram, Lord Bharatha in Amanakara Temple, Lord Lakshmana in Koodapulam Temple and Lord Shatrugna in Methiri Temple. Having the Darshan of four brothers in a same day is called “Nalambala Darshanam”. Visiting Ramapuram Sreerama Temple during the period of Karkitakam (July – August) as part of Nalambala Yatra is considered to be very auspicious.

Ramapuram Temple Legend

Lord Rama’s wife Sitadevi was taken away by the devil king Ravana who was the King of Lanka. Lord Ram in search of his wife started his journey to the South. It is said that the temple is built in the place where Lord Rama rested on his way to Lanka.

Picture of Sreerama Temple Ramapuram Kottayam kerala

Temple Features 

To the right of the idol of Lord Rama is the idol of Shiva Parvathi. Near to this is the idol of Sree Dharma Sastha. Other deities (Upadevathas) worshipped at Ramapuram Sreeram Temple are Goddess Bhadrakali, Lakshmi Bhagavathi, Maha Ganapathi, Sree Hanuman, and Nagaraja. Bhadrakali is worshipped in a fearful form with the beheaded head of Darika, the demon. To the southern side of the Kali temple is the idols of Nagas (serpents) where during the day of Aayilyam devotees offer milk, turmeric and rice to the snakes. There is a small Ganapathi temple to the Western side of the temple and is believed to be very powerful. Appam, ada, coconut are main offerings of Ganesha. The shrine of Lord Hanuman is at the entrance of the temple. Lord Hanuman Swamy is worshipped for physical fitness, and intelligence. The shrine of Rekshas and Yakshi are installed near to Hanuman temple.

Ambalakkulam or the temple pond is in the northern side of the temple and there is 8 day festival during the Malayalam month of Meenam (March – April).

Ramapuram Temple Pooja Timing

Sreerama Temple at Ramapuram opens from 5 AM to 10 AM in the morning and from 5 PM to 8 PM in the evening. During the Ramayana Masa or Karkkidakam month, the temple darshan timings are from 5 AM to 12 PM and 5 PM to 7.30 PM.

Daily Pooja Details

Morning pooja timings - Nada Thurakkal - 5 AM, Usha Pooja - 5.45 am, Ethirtha Pooja - 6.30 am, Pantheerady Pooja - 7.15 am, Ucha Pooja - 9.30 am, Nada Adakkal - 10 Am

Evening puja timings - Nada Thurakkal - 5 PM, Deeparadhana - 6.30 pm, Athazha Pooja - 7.30 pm, 
Nada Adakkal - 8.00 pm

Contact Details

Sree Rama Swami Temple
Ramapuram PO
Kottayam District
Kerala
Pin Code – 686591
Phone Number – 04822 263100

How to Reach

Sreerama Temple at Ramapuram is located on the main road to Koothattukulam, around 12 km from Pala in Kottayam.

Tourist Places Near Ramapuram

Kurinji Koomban (5 km), Vellamneekipara Waterfalls (5 km), Kuruvankunnu, Mayiladimpara, Nedumala, Parunthanmala (or Kozhimala) and Fathimagiri are some of the best scenic places to see while visiting Ramapuram.

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  1. please visit thirupampuram of Tanjore Dist. to get remedy from malefic influences of Ketu and Ragu at same place

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