Get Prasad from Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple, Kerala
Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple is located in the town of Guruvayur, Kerala. It is also referred as ‘Bhuloka Vaikunta’ which means the holy Abode of Lord Vishnu on Earth.
Guru means preceptor and vayu is wind. The idol was installed by Brihaspati (the guru of the gods) and Vayu (god of wind). So, it is as Guru-vayoor. God Krishna in Guruvayoor is popularly called Sri Guruvayoorappan.’ Appan’ means God or father so is means the God of Guruvayoor.
The idol is carved out of an extremely sacred stone called Patalanjana”.