the Springs of devotion ever go dry? Every pain ends in gain.
Ordeals always display the inner worth. He served the Goddess
meritoriously till his death, and built up new traditions for future
Trustees. After his demise in 1064 AD, the Cochin Government took
over the administration of the temple. As the rulers were reputed theists,
they made many improvements and attended to renovation programmes
is among their reign, Srikoil, Nalambalam, golden flag-staff,
anapandal, Bhajanpura, Mandapam etc. received full attention. They
breathed full fresh life into every segment of temple
administration. No wonder the regal touch it received made it
surpass many other ancient temples of the state. After Independence,
its administration was passed on to some Dewaswom Board.
manages, or however it is managed, its glory never diminishes as
long as MOTHER Rajarajeswari's benign looks screen the victims from
the evil spirits. Though there are similar shrines in Kerala famous
in this respect, they pale into insignificance before this august
MOTHER and so she ties her position next to that of the Guruvayur
temple among the temples of Kerela. Now step into the sanctum to see
for yourself what the Goddess is possessing and what kind of sports
she is playing with the possessing devils.