Padmanabhaswamy Temple Timings

Padmanabhaswamy Temple Timings

Padmanabhaswamy temple timings are typical in morning and evening hours, they are not open continuously like other temples. Anyways, the Padmanabhaswamy temple timings are mentioned below clearly, before that know the history of the Padmanabhaswamy temple.

Padmanabhaswamy Temple

Ever since the formation of two the colonies of Gandhinagar and Kasturibanagar, many residents therein expressed a keen desire to have a place of worship near at hand. At the above meeting the residents met informally expressed the view that a temple in a centre place of Adyar to be brought forth with the cooperation of all concerned.

On 12th December, 1956 a society by name Adyar Hindu Religious Society was formed at the residence of Sri. A. R. Narayana Rao, #2, 2nd Crescent Park road, Gandhinagar, Adyar.


A committee led by Sri. A.R. Narayana Rao approached His Highness Maharaja of Travancore, Sri Padmanabha Daasa Chithirai Thirunaal at the palace in Adyar and requested him to allot a place in his vast compound near the bus stand for constructing the temple. His highness promptly encouraged the idea that the temple and suggested that it be situated in an independent premises outside the palace and that he would himself provide necessary funds to purchase a site.

Accordingly the above society received a cheque for Rs. 7500 from His Highness to enable the committee to obtain a suitable site and establish a temple dedicated to SRI ANANTHA PADMANABHA SWAMY.

His Highness Maharaja of Travancore agreed very kindly to donate the image or Vigraha of SRI ANANTHAPADMANABHA SWAMY as it existed as the replica of SRI ANANTHA PADMANABHA SWAMY of Trivandrum. His Holiness Shankaracharya of Sri Kanchi Kamakoti Peetam visited the site, blessed the venture and consecrated the spot. It was also his desire that there may be only one temple that the main shrine to be dedicated to SRI ANANTHAPADMANABHA SWAMY as portrayed exactly in Trivandrum.

Padmanabhaswamy Temple Timings

Morning Hours

03.30 am to 04.45 am (Nirmalya Darshanam)

06.30 am to 07.00 am

08.30 am to 10.00 am

10.30 am to 11.10 am

11.45 am to 12.00 Noon

Evening Hours

05.00 pm to 06.15 pm

06.45 pm to 07.20 pm

Padmanabhaswamy Temple – Cloak Room & Dress Code

Men: Mundu / Dhoti. Not to wear shirts or upper cloth

Women: Saree/ Mundum Neriyathum (set-mundu)/ skirt and blouse/ Half Saree

Belongings can be safely deposited at East Nada Cloak Room.

Counter Timings: 3:00 am –  1:00 pm and 3:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The above-indicated time schedule is subject to changes during festivals and other special occasions. During the festival occasions the darshan time is reduced in order to performing the special poojas.

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