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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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A TEMPLE FOR RAMA AND LAKSHMANA 

The roof is in two storeys, the lower one of truncated pyramidal shape and the upper one pyramidal with a golden stupi and four gabled roofs projecting externally form the top roof.  In both the shrines the roof is covered with copper sheet.*

According to legend, the eastern idol is the earlier one and was installed by Parasurama himself.  It is a stone image about three feet in height.  When decorated with gold ornaments, flower garlands and diamonds diadem the little image shines and is beautiful to behold. Sri Vilwadri Mahatmya, a Sanskrit text with 18 chapters, describes the origin of this ancient temple.  It is in the form of a conversation between Uma (Parvati) and Maheswara (Siva).

*The Arts and Crafts of Kerala

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The two Srikoils of Tiruvilvamala, dedicated to Sri Rama and his brother Lakshmana
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