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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
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THE VADAKKUNNATHAN TEMPLE

Accordingly they observed the prescribed fast. And Parasurama did appear to their surprise. When he enquired about their trouble the Nambudiris had to confess that they invoked him only as -a test. At this, the sage got angry. Saying that he would never again appear before them he disappeared for ever.

Imposing Kuttambalam

A striking feature of the temple is the Kuttambalam, which one sees on the left side as one enters the temple through the western gopuram. This is the theatre hall for staging kuttu, an ancient dramatic form of art famous in Kerala.

 

 

 

 

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Three main shrines of Vadakkunnathan temple at Trichur, Siva, Krishna and Sankaranarayana
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