Kerala Mural Painting Classes in Guruvayur

A captivating lovely sight at Guruvayur is the beautiful display Kerala Mural Painting on the walls of Guruvayur Temple. Not many are aware that, under the patronage of Guruvayur Devaswam, an Institute of Mural Paintings has been established in 1989 which offers Kerala mural painting classes. The mural painting classes also include preparing for a five-year National Diploma course.

Story behind the Institute

There is an interesting story behind the establishment of this Institute. The Kerala mural painting work  on the walls of Sreekovil (Sanctum Sanctorum) was damaged in the fire that engulfed the Guruvayur temple in 1970.  As part of … Continue reading “Kerala Mural Painting Classes in Guruvayur”

Guruvayur – famous for its Guruvayurappan Temple

Importance of Guruvayur

Guruvayur is a small town in the beautiful land of Kerala.  However, it is very prominent for its ancient and important Shri Krishna Temple, which is fourth biggest temple in India in terms of number of people visiting per day. According to the legent, the idol was brought here from Dwaraka by Vayu Deva and Brahaspathy, before the city was destroyed. Hence, Guruvayur takes its name from Guru (Brahaspathy) and Vayu (Vayudeva).

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