Prathishta / Presiding Deity : Durga
Upadevatha / Sub Deities : Ganesha and Nagaraja
District: Trivandrum
Thaluk: Kariyam
Panchayath: Kariyam
Thanthri: Brahmasree Periyamana Govindan Potty
Trustee: Kariyam Devi Temple Trust

The presiding deity of this temple is Durga. Kariyam Devi Temple is one of the famous and very old Durga Temple in Trivandrum District. The deity is highly powerful and thousands of devotees have been benefited by devi`s blessings. Kariyam Devi is believed to be “Sarvabeeshtapradhayini” (one who grants all wishes) and numerous devotees have stories legion to tell of her supreme benevolence.

The sub deities of this temple are Ganesha and Nagaraja. Both the sub dieties are installed inside the temple

Important Festivals

Meenabharani Festival : The meenbharanai mahotsavam is the annual 7 day festival celebrated in every year. The festival has been celebrated with severel special poojas, rituals, Annadanam, cultural programs etc.

Prathista Day : Annual Prathihta day is celebrated on every uthram day of malayalam month Medam. The prathishta day ais celebrated with Laksharchana, Kalabhabhsishekam, pushpabhishekam, annadanam etc.

Navarathri Festival : Navarathri Festival is being celebrated 9 days with wide variety of special poojas. Geetha Njayayajam is being organised on these days.

Bhagavada Spathaham : Temple organises Bhagavada Spathham on every year.

Main offerings


Pooja Timings



Kariyam Devi Temple Trust
Kariyam, Sreekariyam P.O
Trivandrum (Dt), Kerala
Pin : 695017
Tel : 91-471-2112777
Email : kariyamdevitemple@gmail.com

How to reach

The temple is situated in kariyam, around 1.5 km from Sreekariyam junction (NH 47). Trivandrum City - Sreekariyam (NH 47) - Chekkalamukku - Kariyam Road- Kariyam Devi Temple

Trivandrum City - Sreekariyam (NH 47) - Chekkalamukku - Chempazhanthy Road - Venchavode Junction - Venchavode-Kariyam Road- Kariyam Devi Temple

Temple Photo Gallery


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