If you are a newly wed couple and want the blessings of the Marital Lord, Vishnu, earnestly, then, Guruvayur is the right place for you! Here people, especially the newly married ones and the to-be married ones also come to acquire the blessings of the Lord.
History of Guruvayur:
It is said in the Indian Mythology that of the three gods or the Tridev, Brahma is the creator, Lord Vishnu is the preserver and Lord Shiva is the destroyer. Lord Vishnu, incarnated as Sri Krishna, is the preserver of family. So, the married couples come here in order to pray to the Almighty for a boon of eternal relationship and never-ending bondage. It is a worthwhile place to visit. According to Legend the local guru of the place sought the help of Lord Vayu so that he can establish the temple of Lord Vishnu. From here the name Guruvayur has emerged.
Description of Guruvayur:
The famous 44 temple elephants, which are always moving during the carnival at Kerala, is a spectacular sight. The temple elephants gather at another sacred place named Punnathur Kotta, so that the magnificent carnival may begin. There is also a temple of the Lord Krishna, which so immense that it is the cynosure of all eyes and people visits this place so that the blessings may keep them happy for the rest of their lives.
How to Reach Guruvayur:
Kunnamkulum is just 6 kilometer away from Guruvayur and one can reach this place very easily by road. But the nearest Railway Station is Trisshur. The adjacent Airport is the Kochi Airport.