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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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LORD OF VAIKOM

It is still believed that Parameswara partakes of the food during the feasts along with the Brahmins. The devotee is offering prathal circumambulates the temple. After the feast the chief priest opens the closed sanctum and offers prasad. This darshan is caned Ananda darshan. So much for the sanctity of feasts.

Vaikom, otherwise quiet place, became an event of considerable social and religious importance as explained in the Introduction. 

Origin

What are the origin of the deity and the temple Vyaghrapuri Mahatmya of the Bhargava Purana briefly to the history and divinity of the deity.  Khara, an asura of the Ramayana, attained yogic powers through years of severe penance. At the instance of 'Malyavan' the preceptor of the Asuras, he propitiated Lord Nataraja at Chidambaram. Moved by his devotion the God granted him several boons and also three Sivalingas.

 

 

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