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Temples & Legends Of Kerala
Kulapati's Preface Author's Preface
Introduction The Temple Of Sri Padmanabha
A Temple Of Serpents The Goddess Who Has Periods
Aranmula Parthasarathi Ambalapuzha Krishna
Sabarimala The Fierce Lord Of Ettumanur
The Benign Lord Chottanikara
Kaladi A Temple For Kannaki
A Temple For Bharata Sri Rama Temple At Triprayar
The Vadakkunnathan Temple The Lord Of Guruvayur
A Temple For Rama And Lakshmana The Historic Tali Temple
Tiruvangad Peruma Rajarajeswara Of Taliparamba
Trichambaram Krishna Temple Other Temples
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ARANMULA PARTHASARATHI

The Feast

Snake-boats from thirty Karas from Chennithala in the West to Ranni in the east participate in the Vallomkali. They assemble at the temple ghat from early morning and sail ahead in pairs. The course is about two hours long. This is however not a competitive race unlike the boat races held at Champakulam, Payippad, etc., for a trophy or a prize. It is only a traditional repetition of solemn religious custom.

 

 

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Aranmula, where Lord Krishna is depicted as Parthasarathi, the divine Charioteer.

About Aranmula

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