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Guruvayur Sri Krshna Temple description and photos - India: Kerala. Detailed information about the attraction. Description, photographs and a map showing the nearest significant objects. The name in English is Guruvayur Sri Krshna Temple.
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The Krishna Temple, located in the city of Guruvayur, Kerala, is a Hindu temple dedicated to God Krishna. It is considered one of the most sacred places in Kerala and is also known as Bhuloka Vaikunta, which means `` Krishna's sacred abode on earth. ''
The temple is believed to have been built over a thousand years ago, although the exact date of its creation is unknown. The architecture of the building itself is quite simple, but despite this, it looks majestic and noble.
The main attraction of the temple is a large statue depicting Krishna with four hands, holding the sacred Panchayanya shell, Kaumodaki's mace, a lotus with a garland of a basilica and a jagged-edged magic disc called the Sudarshana Chakra. The statue is completely carved from a single piece of Patalanjana stone.
People believe that praying to Krishn in this temple can bring healing from various diseases, disabilities and injuries.
When visiting the temple. it must be borne in mind that there is a kind of `` dress code ''. Men should be naked to the waist, and also dressed in a mundzhi - a blanket that is wrapped around the waist, although sometimes it is allowed to cover the chest with a small piece of vesthi fabric. Women must wear saris. Only recently, the representatives of the beautiful half of humanity were allowed to wear salwar-kamiz, or as it is also called churidar-kamiz, - the traditional `` trouser '', when visiting the temple. Hindustan costume. Unlike the northern regions of India, in the southern part of India, women are not required to cover their heads in the temple. Also, you cannot enter inside with shoes and carry mobile phones, cameras and cameras with you.
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