Kadampuzha Devi Temple, Kadampuzha, Mallapuram, Kerala

Kadampuzha Devi Temple is located in Kadampuzha in the Mallapuram district, in the state of Kerala in South India. This Hindu temple is dedicated to Devi Durga. It is to be noted that Kerala is well known for its religious land which is full of temples. There is a famous story behind the origin of […]

Sarkara Devi Temple, Chirayinkeezhu, Thiruvanthapuram

In God’s own country, Kerala, Sarkara devi temple occupies the place of one among the prominent temples. It is located in the southern direction of Chirayinkeezhu Taluk, (towards the north –west direction in Thiruvanthapuram district). Attingal and Varkala are the closest towns. A distinct remnant is attached to this temple, which has Bhadrakali as the […]

Chittur Kavu Devi Temple, Chittur, Palakkad, Kerala

Chittur Kavu Devi Temple is situated in the Chittur municipality, Palakkad town, in the state of Kerala. It is just a 15-km drive from the heart of Palakkad. History states that through the eastern side of the ghat, which is known as the Kongan Nadu, the Kongan army entered Chittur and waged a war against […]

Chottanikkara Bhagavathy Temple Ernakulam, in Kerala

Chottanikkara Bhagavathy temple, located near Ernakulam enshrines Bhagawati – the mother Goddess, one of the most popular deities in Kerala. Enroute is the Poornatrayesa temple at Tripunittura. The Devi is worshipped along with Lord Vishnu. Together, they are known as Lakshminarayana. People who have mental illness seek refuge in the divine mother, who graciously cures […]

Karikkakom Chamundi Devi Temple in Thiruvananthapuram

Karikkakom Chamundi Devi Temple

Karikkakom Sri Chamundi Devi Temple is also popularly known as Karikkakom Devi Temple. It is located in Karikkakom, in the district of Thiruvananthapuram, in the state of Kerala. It is nearly seven kilometers east of Trivandrum. This particular temple is blessed with panoramic evergreen scenery and dotted with coconut palm trees, channels and backwaters in […]

Puttingal Devi Temple, Paravur, Kollam in Kerala

Puttingal Devi Temple, Paravur, Kollam in Kerala.. Puttingal Temple (Puttingal Devi Temple) is an ancient adobe dedicated to Goddess Puttingal Devi (Bhagavathy). It is located in Paravur town in Kollam district of Kerala. Puttingal Temple is a Hindu temple in the coastal town of Paravur, India. The temple was founded after the presence of the […]

Fire Accident at Puttingal Temple, Kollam – Over 106 dead, 250 injured

Fire Accident at Puttingal Temple, Kollam – Over 106 dead, 250 injured.. Over 106 people were killed and 250 others injured when an explosion took place at the Puttingal Devi temple during a festival at Paravur in Kollam at around 3 am on Sunday, 10 April 2016. As the temple festival was on, fireworks display had […]

Thiruvallam Parasurama Temple near Thiruvanathapuram

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Thiruvallam Sree Parasurama Swami Temple is one of the most ancient temples in Kerala and in South India as well. This Temple dedicated to Lord Parashurama, one of the incarnations of Lord Vishnu, is located at Thiruvallam near Thiruvananthapuram city. This temple lies on the banks of Karamana River. It is also significant that this […]

Vettikode Ayilyam at Sree Nagaraja Swamy Temple, Vetticode

Vettikode Ayilyam at Sree Nagaraja Swamy Temple, Vetticode is one of the famous festivals held in Alappuzha district of Kerala state. In 2015, Vettikode Ayilyam begins on 1 October and ends on 8 October. Vettikode Sree Nagaraja Swamy Temple is one of the famous temples dedicated to the Serpent Gods in Kerala. Ayilyam festival attracts thousands of devotees. The […]

Vadakkumnathan Temple, Thrissur

Sri Vadakkumnathan temple is positioned in the famous sacred town of Thrissur, in the district of thrissur, in the state of Kerala in South India. The main deity of this temple is Vadakkunathar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none. The holy tree of this temple is Jack tree. The holy water of this temple […]

Thiruvarppu Sreekrishna swamy Temple

Thiruvarppu Krishna temple is situated in Thiruvarppu, a small scenic village that is 6-7 Kms from the district head quarter of Kottayam in the state of Kerala in south India. This shrine is about 1500 years old. It is to be highly noted that the temple primary deity is much similar to Lord Krishna of Guruvayur […]

Lord Shiva Temples in Kannur, Kerala

In the heart of Kannur is located the Chovva Sree Siva Temple in Mele Chovva; it is just 3 km. south of Kannur on the side of NH-17. Thayyil Sree Siva Temple is also situated at a distance of about 3 km. southwest of Kannur at Thayyil bus stop. Other temples of this area are […]

Daily Puja at Kadampuzha Devi Temple

Daily Puja at Kadampuzha Devi Temple – There are two main daily rituals at the Kadampuzha Devi Temple, Kerala. Poomoodal (covering the deity under a heap of freshly picked flowers) is the highest puja done in the temple. The Poomoodal offering is being done between 0900-1100 after which the temple will be closed after morning […]

Stories of Kadampuzha Devi Temple

Here are the Stories of Kadampuzha Devi Temple, Kerala. The legends surrounding the Kadampuzha Devi are related to Arjuna, one of the heroes of the epic Mahabharata. Arjuna fought with god Siva during the Kirata incarnation (he was accompanied by Devi Parvathy during her Vanadurga incarnation). A demon named Mukasura took the form of a […]

Kuthiyottam ritual at Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram

Kuthiyottam at Attukal Bhagavathy Temple Thiruvananthapuram

Kuthiyottam ritual at Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram… The Kerala State Human Rights Commission’s (KSHRC) opinion regarding the ‘Kuthiyottam’ ritual performed at Attukal Bhagavathy Temple has sparked a controversy with the Temple Trust and Hindu factions stating that it was an age old ritual and there was no harassment of the children as alleged. The KSHRC […]

Padmanabhaswamy Temple – Serious orders from Supreme Court

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Padmanabhaswamy Temple – Serious orders from Supreme Court – The controversy surrounding the alleged mismanagement of Kerala’s famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple on Wednesday evoked sharp reaction from the Supreme Court, which said there are certain “disturbing features” and “extremely serious” issues which require immediate redressal. “There are certain disturbing features. Few things are really disturbing […]

Mahadeva Temple, Tiruvanjikulam, Trissur

Sri Mahadeva temple is located in Tiruvanjikulam village, in the district of Trissur, in the state of Kerala in South India. The primary deity of this temple is Mahadevar, Anjaikala Easwarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is Umadevi. The holy tree of this temple is Sarakondrai. The holy water of this temple is Krupa Theertham. […]

Anantha Padmanabha Swamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Sri Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple is being hailed as one of the richest temples in the world. It is situated in the heart of Thiruvananthapuram in Kerala. The temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Recently gold ornaments worth nearly 1 lakh crore were found in the temple making it one of the richest temples in the […]

Mazhuvannur Maha Siva Temple, Wayanad, Kerala

Mazhuvannur Maha Siva Temple is an ancient Hindu Temple in Kerala. It is situated at the foot of Banasura Hills in Wayanad, in Kerala in south India. The presiding deity is Lord Shiva in the sanctum-sanctorum. The other deities in the shrine premises are Lord Ganapathi, Lord Ayyappa, nandhi, sree durga and Arayil Bhagavathy. It […]

Shiva Temples in Iringalakkuta Taluk, Thrissur

Iringalakkuta Taluk of Thissur district in the state of Kerala is scattered with many Lord Shiva temples. On the day of Shivarathri in these temples are marked with grand festivity. All the religious important days and auspicious days related to Lord Shiva are noted with special pujas and rituals for the devotees and pilgrims. In […]