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SHIVA TEMPLES IN KERALA

Trivandrum-Trippapur And Tiruvallams Ambalams

Chengannur - Mahadev Ambalam 

In the Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Ambalam, the archamurthi springs a surprise by its huge reclining posture, occupying nearly fifteen feet in length....

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This is a holy ambalam, whose glory is celebrated both in history and legends.

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Ettamanur - Siva Ambalam

Vaikom - Ananda Prabhu Ambalam - 

This famous ancient Siva Ambalam enshrines one of the very three Sivalingas given to the demon bhakta Khara by Bhaktavasankar.

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It is here, Khara installed the second of the three lingas blessed to him by Lord Maheswar Himself.

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Kozikode Tali - Mahadev Ambalam 

Taliparamba - Rajarajeswara Ambalam  

The Kozhikode Tali - the seat of Lord Siva had the proud privilege of extending enormous patronage to the intellectual luminaries.....

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This ancient temple has the special privilege of investing imperial powers to Lord Siva and conducting rituals befitting to the status of emperor of emperors.

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Guruvayur - Mahadev Ambalam

Trissur - Vadakkunathan Ambalam 

Although the sacred icon of Lord Krishna was installed by Guru and Vayu at the instance of Udhava after the niryana of Krishna Bhagawan at the end of Dwapara yuga....

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It is a typical Kerala Ambalam with great reputation, and contains in its vast compound several Vaishnavate and Saivate shrines....

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Kottayam - Tirunakkara Mahadev Ambalam

Kuduthuruthi - Siva Ambalam

The highly popular Siva Ambalam visited by thousands of citizens of Kottayam and yatris from all parts of India is centrally located in the town of Kottayam.

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It lies between Vaikom on one side and Ettamanur on the other, and is enshrining the third Sivalinga blessed to Khara.....

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Trippakudam - Siva Ambalam 

Kottarakkara - Siva Ambalam

This ancient Siva Ambalam lies near Vaikom and houses many adorable deities as in other Siva temples.

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This famous ambalam dedicated to Siva has many legends. A pious Nambudri of Vaikom temple was advised to worship this archamurthi when bitten by a cobra for cure.

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Ernakulam - Ernakulthappan Ambalam 

Ernakulam - one of the premier cities of Kerala, throbbing with commercial activities and maritime culture enshrines an ancient Siva temple called Ernakulathappan Ambalam.

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