Timings : 4:30 AM - 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Time Required : 1 - 2 hrs
Mullakkal Rajeshwari Temple, also known as the Mullakkal Bhagwati Temple is situated on the main street of ‘Mullakkal Theruvu’ in Alappuzha district of Kerala. Built-in the traditional Kerala style architecture, the temple is accessible to people of all faiths, religions and castes. The charming temple boasts of a quaint little pond and well-maintained premises.
Graced with plenty of trees and pretty jasmine plants, the temple presents a picturesque landscape. The presiding deity being Goddess Rajeshwari (Durga Maa), the temple also hosts idols of other gods including Lord Krishna, Nagas, Ayyappa and Lord Hanuman. A big banyan tree shields the ‘linga’ of Lord Shiva for Darshana.
The temple is thronged by both tourists and devotees alike and is a popular tourism spot in Alappuzha. The premises boast of serenity and tranquillity; the shrine is an open roof structure and is called ‘sanctum sanctorum’. Some area of 20 ft. is roofed and covered and is used to shelter elephants which are used by the temple authorities for pooja purposes.
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