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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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TIRUVIL WAMALA - THE SEAT OF RAMA & LAKSHMANA

 

THE TEMPLES  

These holy twin shrines built atop the legendary Vilwadri can be accessible by road on the western side. They have certain odd features that set them apart from similar Vaishnava temples. The temple has no flag staff to begin with, a rarity, but it contains an unusually huge peepal tree grown majestically amidst rocks and is visible for miles and beckons the devotees coming from afar. A substitute for the Dwajasthambha, perhaps. 

Moreover there is no temple well, and has only a few minishrines inside the complex. At the eastern entrance, there is a grand shrine dedicated to Hanuman. It has a five foot tall imposing image wringing adoration by its size and pious anjali pose. He is also the guardian deity - Kshetrapalaka here. Visitors offering prayers here first proceed to the two Srikoils. These two are quadrangle in shape and built of rubble base. 

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