Spiritual Tourism - Heavens on Earth - Lord Dhanwantari Temple at Nelluvai
Dhanwantari is the incarnation of the Lord, when He revealed medical knowledge to mankind. The Nelluvai Temple has been consecrated to His Manifestation as the Lord of Medicine.
Sick people come here and do Meditation. The Deity is widely believed to cure illnessess and the Prasadam given here is made up of turmeric, curd etc, called Mukkidi Nivedyam.
Swargavathil Ekadasi is celebrated here, the 11th Lunation in the sidereal month of Sagittarius or Dhanus. Other famous events are Dhanwantari Sangeetolsavam and Panchavadya or Percussion Symphony.
Applying Ghee on Idol called Vennachartal and pudding made with milk, Pal Payasam are the main offerings here.
This famous temple is situated 21 kms from Guruvayur in the village of Nelluvai, Trichur Dist. Most of the astrologers and psychics recommend praying and meditating before the Lord of Ayurveda, here, in this magnificent temple !
In order to cure my mother's disease, I went and prayed at this temple. Offerings were made and her illnesses disappeared !
Bhagavan Dhanwantari told his disciples that the greatest quality is Continence or Brahmacharya.
How strange is Thy Grace !
Nelluvai is just 22 kms from Guruvayur.
Nelluvai Sree Dhanvantari Temple
Nelluvai Temple Road
Nelluwaya, Kerala, 680 584 IN
A Dhanwantari Ayurveda Research Center and Hospital was opened on 01112006. The OP Dept is at the Kulappara building of the temple. Patients suffering from Arthritis, skin problems and mental problems come here. A 50 bed Hospital with I P Facility is proposed to be built.
By Govind Kumar