Sukapuram Dakshinamoorthy Temple is located in Edappal Taluk in Malappuram District of Kerala. One of the thirty-two villages established by Parasurama. Once upon a time, the village was the abode of Brahmin Scholars. The Temple Festival in January caparisoned elephants and percussion are famous. It is famous for its Shree Dakshinamoorthy Temple. It is believed to have been established by the great Hindu Rishi Suka. Once upon a time, the village was the abode of Brahmin Scholars. Festival in January caparisoned elephants and percussion are famous. The temple is dedicated to Dakshinamoorthy (Lord Siva). This temple has yielded four inscriptions of the Chera period.
Dakshinamoorthy literally means ‘one who is facing south (Dakṣhiṇa)’ in Sanskrit. South is the direction of death, hence change. Perhaps, of all Hindu Gods, he is the only one sitting facing south. The temple management is now taking steps to renovate and add facilities for devotees across the world.
Sukapuram Sree Dhakshina Murthy Temple Timings:
Morning: 5:15 AM to 10:30 AM
Evening: 5:00 PM to 7:30 PM
Sukapuram Sree Dhakshina Murthy Temple Sub-Deity:
Sree Dakshinamoorthy Temple Dress Code:
For Men: Dhoti or Mundu without shirts or banyan
For Women’s: Saree and Pavada are allowed. (Salvar sets and modern dresses are not allowed)
How to Reach Sukapuram Dakshinamoorthy Temple:
The nearest airport to Sree Dakshinamoorthy Temple is Kozhikkode International Airport.
Kuttipuram Railway Station nearest station from the temple.
Edappal is well connected with all major cities.
Sukapuram Sukapuram Dakshinamoorthy Temple Address:
Sree Dhakshinamoorthy Temple,
Kerala – 679576.