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The Kovils Of Kerala
Index Author
Invocation Introduction
Tiruvananthapuram Bhagawathi Of Chengannur
Aranmula Parthasarathi Ambalapuzha Krishna
Sabarimalai Lord Siva Of Ettamanur
Annadana Prabhu Of Vaikom Mother Raja Rajeswari Of Chottanikara
Mother Kali Of Kodungallur Kutalamanikyam
Sri Rama's Temple - Triprayar Sri Vadakkunathan Of Trichar
Gurupavanapura The Kozhikode Tali
Tiruvil Wamala Lord Raja Rajeswara Of Taliparamba
Lord Krishna Of Trichambram Tiruvangad Perumal Temple
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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The images Sankaranarayana, Vishnu, Siva and Parvathi now worshipped were materialised by his deep meditation and ardent veneration. It is in this temple precincts, Parasurama dwelt for sometime; it is here the presiding deity - Lord Vadakkunathan reveals himself in a three-metre-high-ghee mound; it is this temple that stands a classic example of Kerala Style, of architecture, renowned for many specialties; it is this temple's grand Koothambalam that displays exquisite pannel walls and mural paintings which alone worth an indispensable visit; it is this kshetram that thrills the visitors first with its incredible space and light surrounding garbhagrihas; it is this shrine that sprouted in the midst of Tekkinikadu in the beginning, and now but an oasis of peace; it is this temple's Pooram annual festival deemed the greatest pageantry matchless in spectacle of colour, glamour, sound and all-round grandeur; it is this city that enjoyed the reputation of the seat of administration of the rulers of Cochin; it is this recorded in the legends as the famous Vrishbhachala - the Kshetra of Nandikeswara, and it is this temple declared as a national monument by the Union Government.

Glorified by celestial connections; found by the incarnated divinity, hailed for several uniques; worshipped by millions of Saiva and Vaishnava and Sakteyas with equal fervour; patronised by the royal houses; eulogied by the connoisseurs of art; visited by god men, this Vadakkunatha kshetram is heightening the glory of Kerala, rather India, since the Tretayuga.

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About Sri Vadakkunathan Of Trichur
The Temple
The Kuttambalam...Pg.1
The Kuttambalam...Pg.2
The Kuttambalam...Pg.3
The Shrine Sankha...Pg.1
The Shrine Sankha...Pg.2
The Archamurthis...Pg.1
The Archamurthis...Pg.2
The Archamurthis...Pg.3
The Mysterious...Pg.1
The Mysterious...Pg.2
The Legend Of...Pg.1
The Legend Of...Pg.2
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