Janardana Swami Temple is a 2000-year-old temple situated in the municipality of Varkala city. It is also known as Varkala Temple. Janardana Swami is a form of Lord Vishnu. It is referred to as Dakshin Kashi (Benares of the south). This is the only temple of Lord Vishnu in the Achamanam form. This beautiful temple is located at the shores of […]
Kerala, known as “God’s Own Country,” is a state in the southwestern region of India. It is known for its lush green landscapes, serene backwaters, and rich cultural heritage. The state is also home to some of the most stunning temples in the country, each with its unique charm and history.
One of the most popular temples in Kerala is the Sri Padmanabhaswamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is known for its magnificent architecture and intricate carvings. The temple is also famous for the secret vaults that were discovered in 2011, which are believed to contain treasures worth billions of dollars.
Another must-visit temple in Kerala is the Guruvayur Sri Krishna Temple, located in Thrissur district. This temple is one of the most important pilgrimage sites in South India and is dedicated to Lord Krishna. The temple is known for its stunning architecture and is believed to be over 5000 years old.
Kerala is also home to several ancient temples such as the Sabarimala Temple, dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, and the Ambalapuzha Sri Krishna Temple, known for its famous Palpayasam, a sweet rice pudding offering to Lord Krishna.
Apart from the ancient temples, Kerala is also home to some modern architectural marvels such as the Chottanikkara Temple, known for its unique architecture and healing powers, and the Adi Keshava Perumal Temple in Thiruvananthapuram, known for its intricate stone carvings.
In conclusion, Kerala is a land of diverse temples, each with its unique history and architectural brilliance. The temples offer a serene and spiritual experience, and a glimpse into the rich cultural heritage of the state.
Ernakulam Shiva Temple, Ernakulam
Located in the heart of Ernakulum city in Kerala, Ernakulam Shiva Temple is one of the rare Shiva Temples where God faces sea towards west. Very popular as Ernakulathappan, this temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Built during the Maharaja rule, the temple is located in the Durbar Hall Ground. The history of the shrine […]
Sree Padmanabha Swamy Temple, Thiruananthapuram
The origin of the Temple of Sree Padmanabhaswamy is lost in antiquity. It is not possible to determine with any exactitude, from any reliable historical documents or other sources as to when and by whom the original idol of Sree Padmanabhaswamy was consecrated. The Temple has references in Epics and Puranas. Srimad Bhagavatha says that […]
Thriprayar Raman Temple, Thrissur, Kerala
Thriprayar Shree Ramaswami Temple is Hindu temple situated in Triprayar in Thrissur district of Kerala state in India. The deity is Lord Rama, the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu, with four arms bearing a conch, a disc, a bow and a garland. The temple is situated on the bank of river Theevra. The temple deity is the presiding deity of Arattupuzha Pooram. It is believed that the idol here was […]
Thanikkudam Devi Temple, Thrissur, Kerala
Thanikkudam Bhagavathi Temple is a Hindu Temple located in Thanikkudam of Thrissur city in Kerala, on the banks of Puzhakkal River, also called Thanikkudam river. It is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali, in the form of ‘Nanadurga’. Architecture Legend / Local stories Photo Gallery How to Reach: Address Contact Details
Pullu Devi Temple, Thrissur, Kerala
Pulluvan Paattu is serpent worship performed in the houses of the lower castes as well as those of the higher castes, in addition to serpent temples. The pulluvar of Kerala are closely connected to the serpent worship. One group considers the snake gods their presiding deity and perform sacrifices and sing songs. A Pulluvan is a male member […]
Kottaram Devi Temple, Thrissur, Kerala
Kottaram is a village located in Kanyakumari district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Kottaram the word origin from Malayalammeaning Palace. So Kottaram means not only a village but also a Palace because 18th & the beginning of the 19th century Kottaram village was ruled by Travancore Maharajas and they have constructed Guest Houses for them. In 1947 August 15 India got independence from British and Sri Vallabhai Pattel […]
Malamakkavu Ayyappa Temple, Thrissur, Kerala
Malamakkavu Ayyappa Temple is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to lord Ayyappan, located in Anakkara Panchayath in Palakkad district of Kerala. A special flower called “Chengazhinir Poovu” which is traditionally used as offering to deity is found and grown only in the temple pond. Architecture Legend / Local stories Photo Gallery How to Reach: […]
Kadavallur Sreeraman Temple, Thrissur, Kerala
Today I visited Kadavallur Sree Rama temple. This temple is known for the famous Vedic contest called Anyonyam that is held there every year. I have been planning to visit the place for quite some time, but it was only today that I got an opportunity. I started from home at 9AM today. I went […]
Kottapuram Sivan Temple, Thrissur, Kerala
According to Keralolpathi, Kizhthali Siva Temple existed during the Perumal reign (B.C 113-AD 343). During the time of the Chera dynasty, who were Shaivates, believers of Lord Shiva, the kings had many advisors, usually nambuthiris. These ministers or advisors customarily gathered at a Shiva temple called Thali. There were so many Shiva temples in and […]