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🚩#Thread Bhagwan Krishna’s Own Elephant 🚩Today is #GuruvayurEkadashi -11th day Shukla Paksha of Malayāḷam month Vṛścikam & also death anniversary of Gajarājan Guruvāyūṛ Keśavan , the Famed Elephant of Holy Guruvayurappan Temple, Kerala 🚩1/n @RadharamnDas @VaishnavKrish14
🚩 2. Today in 1976, Gajarājan Guruvāyūṛ Keśavan, the alpha elephant of legendary Guruvāyūṛ temple, who stood well over 3.2 meters tall, complete with all lakṣaṇa-s & widely admired for his deep devotion to Guruvāyūrappan (Guruvāyūṛ Kṛṣṇa), passed away aged 72 🚩
🚩3. He came to Guruvāyūṛ when Valiya Rāja of Nilambur offered him as one of the 12 elephants to Lord Guruvāyūrappan in January 1922. He soon developed a Formidable reputation & became the leading elephant in the temple herd carrying the Lord Himself (tiḍambb/utsava mūrtī)!🚩
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🕉Today is Famous #GuruvayurEkadashi #Thread 5,000yrs Guruvayurappan Temple,Kerala -Abode of Bhagawan Krishna as seen by parents VasudevJi & Devaki at His Birth.The Ancient Main Murthy is made of highly powerful stone -Patala Anjanama having healing & miraculous properties🚩1/4
🕉Ancient Guruvayur temple in built in typical Kerala Temple architecture- On Kerala NewYear Vishu,Sun’s rays fall on Lord Guruvayurappan’s Feet & Lord can be seen from Entrance.Bhagawan Krishna stands with 4 hands carrying Shankh-conch,Chakra- discus,Gadha-Mace&Padma -lotus🚩2/4
🕉Lord Krishna asked 2 sages to take this Murthy created by Lord Vishnu from Dwarka Temple while Dwaraka was being destroyed &install it in Kerala.Lord Krishna’s Murthy was brought by VayuDeva & Brihaspati & placed in Guruvayur -merger of both names-Guru -Brihaspati & Vayu🚩3/4
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