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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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THE TEMPLE OF SRI PADMANABHA

The mandapa was also used for feeding a large number of Brahmins every day. At the four points of this oblong corridor, but not connected with it, stand four stone plat forms, from which people witness the God's procession during the important festivals in the temple.

Impressive Stone Sculptures

"They are used on ordinary days for the reading of the Puranas or the recital of Puranic stories on special occasions by a class of people called chakkiars. On the south of the southern part of the corridor is a house dedicated to the performance of the Chief State ceremonies. North of the oblong is the cooking apartment of the feeding house attached to the temple.

 

 

 

 

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Sri Padmnanabha Swami Temple, the main land mark in Trivendram--Ablend of indegenous style and Dravidan architecture.

About Sri Padmanabha

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