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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 VADAKKUNNATHAN TEMPLE

Between the Vadakkunnathan and Sankaranarayana shrines, there is a small edifice facing east in which the image of Ganapati is installed. Appam, sweetened *oil cake, is another famous offering here made for this deity.

There is one more idol, of Vettakkorumakan, supposed to be the guardian of the temple at the northern nalambalem. These are all the deities installed in the inner precincts of the temple.

Outside, at a distance from the temple, all round, is the Pradakshina vazhi (circumembulatory path) which has a uniform width of seven feet.' A few minor deities or upadevatas stand along this path.

 

 

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