SHRINE SANKHA AND CHAKRA
last worth-seeing object of veneration is a small rectangular roofless shrine
containing Sankha and Chakra, built in memory of Adi Sankara.
come into existence due to the munificent boons showered by the Presiding deity
- Vadakkunathan on the deserving adorers. Incidentally it helps in tracing the
period of construction of this great shrine. The temple existed even before that
great Adwaitamata Pitadhipathi Sri Sankaracharya was born. And it is this Lord
that was born as son to Aryamba who later blossomed into an illustrious Sankaracharya
who did yeoman service to Hinduism, when Jainism and Buddhism posed great
threats for the extinction of that all adorable Hinduism.