Located in south Indian city of Kerala, Mullakkal Rajeshwari Temple is a multi-faith place of worship. Also known as Mullakkal Bhagwati Temple, it is accessible for devotes from all religions and castes. Built on main streets of Alleppey, this temple is designed in old Kerala architectural style. Dedicated to goddess Rajeshwari, it is believed that Goddess appeared here to take care of Jasmine flower.
Mullakkal Rajeshwari Temple is surrounded by well-maintained wall, pond inside and plenty of jasmine plants. The temple has an idol of Durga Maa with four arms and is known as “Mullakkal Amma”. There are festivals celebrated in this temple annually - Thaipooyakavadi festival in November or December, and Navratri festival in October or November. The last two days are most important days as amazing processions are performed by nine elephants.
Mullakkal Rajeshwari Temple’s shrine is known as Sanctum sanctorum which is open roof shrine. At the entrance point of temple, there is 20 feet area under roof which is believed to keep large elephants. Additionally, this temple has other deities including Lord Ganesha, Hanuman Swami, Nagaraja, Sree Krishna, Subramanya Swami and Lord Ayyappa. The temple remains open from Monday to Friday from 5:30 AM to 8:30 PM.