Kerala Temples

God’s own country peculiar in terms of architecture and secular in nature is hub of temples and shrines. The bond of history and culture beside that utmost faith and influence of story defines the belief of the local. The story of belief and dedication is amazingly eternal and it all started with worship of nature that was in fact original form of reverence but later the phase of transition called for abode and then legacy of architecture made its way changing the whole idea of mythical admiration.

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram

One of the finest as far as illustration of Dravidian architecture is concern; the temple is dedicated to praise the glory of Lord Vishnu. The historical account states that it was established back in 8th century and it is amongst those 108 Divya Desam of Vishnu Chronology. The Alphasy festival is one of the major festivals celebrated during the month of October/November. The city pays heed to the glory as its name share its legacy with the beauty of presiding deity Anantha.

Sabarimala Sastha Temple, Pathanamthitta

Set adjacent to Periyar Tiger Reserve, the temple is one of the popular temples of Kerala and could be considered as most pious pilgrimage centres where devote comes from every corner of the world to attain the core of salvation. The mythological lineage refers to a story that Sabaimala was the place where Hindu God Ayyappan meditated after destroying the charms of demon Mahishi.

Attukal Bhagavathy Temple, Thiruvananthapuram

Set at a distance of around 2 km away from famous Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, Attukal Bhagavathy Temple is erected to pay homage to incarnation of Devi parvati. The temple holds the record of gathering single largest mass of women and their activities. The mythological story of the temple makes it important and religious commiseration has made it one the grandeur of people faiths and belief.

Ambalapuzha Srikrishna Temple, Ambalapuzha

Established in 17th century, the temple is dedicated to praise the glory of Lord Krishna and Krishna here is worshipped as Unni Krishna. The legend behind the serving of Palpayasam is very interesting and it is renowned for its emerald deity which is brought from Guruvayoor during the historic reign of Tipu Sultan. The The Amabalapuzha Temple Festival defines the chords of festive season and cultural transcription.

Chottanikkara Temple, Chottanikkara

Structured in true norms of Hindu architecture the temple is one of the important shrines of Kerala. The presiding deity of Chottanikkara devi is worshipped as devi Saraswati during morning, Devi Lakshmi at Noon and in evening the crimson colour defines the divinity of Devi Durga. Lord Shiva the master of Universe is worshipped in divine manner and Guruthi pooja held in every evening defines a culture as they all involve in fierce form of invocation of Goddesses.

Guruvayoor Srikrishna Temple, Guruvayoor

Guruvayoor sometime refer as Dwarka of South is blessed to have this temple as it relates the story of Sudarshana chakra and pays utmost heed to Lord Krishna. The four armed standing posture of Lord Krishna at central citadel is a magnifying part of attraction. The mythological lineage defines that around the area of Tank Lord Shiva and his family took an initiative to worship Lord Vishnu. The temple is considered sacred and millions of devotee comes from every corner to pay homage to Lord Krishna.

Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple, Kottayam

Crafted magically in Dravidian architecture, Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple of Kottayam is an abode of Lord Shiva. The Shrine of Shiva has been emulated with true wonders of Dravidian art and mural paintings around defines the importance of Lord in Universal preservation. Cosmological dance of Lord Shiva would be seen depicted at wall and Arattu festival is when you would see a charm coming to play a role in gates of temple.

Tali Temple, Kozhikode

With an exclusive architecture, the temple is considered as one of the most magnifying around Kerala. Dedicated to praise the glory of Lord Shiva, the Destroyer and creator the laterite structure of shrine is appreciated by everyone. The intricate brass work on the walls is something more defining and brass carving along with catches of wooden roof relates to its historical existence. The temple is amongst the royal one and it was built by Zamroin to pay his homage to Lord Shiva.

Chottanikkara Temple

Chottanikkara Temple an abode of Devi Bhagawati is a pristine shrine where devotees are sure to find a peace of mind. Set adjacent to gliding beauty of Ernakulam, in the Indian state of Kerala the temple is an ultimate testimonial as its surpiring rituals considers Bhagavaty in three different forms. Lord Shiva is an integral part of the shrine and miracles of the temple makes it widely popular amongst the believer.

Ettumanoor Mahadeva Temple

Ettumanoor Mahadevar Temple set at Ettumanoor is an ancient temple dedicated to praise the glory of Lord Shiva, the destroyer and creator of the Universe. The temple is connected with tiers of myth and local beliefs and the establishment here at Ettumanoor have brought essence of auspiciousness in surroundings. The temple as far as cult of Shivaism is concern then it is considered as one of the most important in Kerala and devotee especially Shivaites comes from every corner of the world to pay homage and to attain salvation.

Guruvayoor Srikrishna Temple

Set at the township of Guruvayoor, the temple is a great example of Krishna veneration and how people are associated with the legends of Lord Krishna, the transmutation of Lord Vishnu. It is interesting to come out from story and relive the moment and if you understand why it is called Dwarka of South India, than you would solemnly believe on the fact and the reasons coming up while making a visit here.

Vadakkunathan Temple

The ancient Hindu temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and it is set at the magnifying city of Thrissur where religion is a part of culture and culture is considered as devotion and fidelity. Exclamation of god is very clear here and architectural monologue would set the glory apart from others. The temple owing to its ancient block is revered by devotee from every corner and much too cultural compassion its stand has been recognized by UNESCO.

Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

An elite temple of Sree Padmanabhaswamy is an instance of people believe and immortal faith to a legend of Lord Vishnu. The temple belongs to Vaishnavism sect and it is considered as one of the pious religion sector for apprentice of Lord Vishnu. The motion of Dravidian architecture runs from the inner circle to outer layer beside that prosperity and wealth of the temple has found its mentions accounts of world.

Sabarimala Sastha Temple

Sabarimala Sastha Temple also known as Sabarimala Sree Dharma Sastha Temple is one of the most revered temple of all the Sastha temples in Kerala. Dedicated to Lord Ayyappa, the temple is perched on Sabarimala hill at an elevation of around 3000 feet above the sea level. Temple is unique in many ways and is an important pilgrimage centre in South. Unlike other many other temples in Kerala, Sabarimala Sastha Temple is open for all visitors regardless of their religion, caste and creed.

Attukal Bhagavathy Temple

Attukal temple is an instance of true belief as it is dedicated to praise the glory of Devi Bhagavathy, an incarnation of Devi Parvati. The temple defines her as preserved and destroyer of the universe and her deity is fluently decorated with gold ornaments, stones and gems. The main shrine defines the power of radiance as beauty of light illustrates the connotation of universal subliminal thought.

Ambalappuzha Sri Krishna Temple

Established in between 15th to 17th century by local ruler Chembakasserry Pooradam Thirunal-Devanarayanan Thampuran, the temple is set at Alapzuha district of Kerala in the Indian state of Kerala. The temple is dedicated to praise to praise the glory of Lord Krishna. The main shrine of the temple shares its history with Parthasarthi. Devotee must acknowledge the fact that it is directly associated with the line of Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple and Guruvayoor as we understand is considered as dwarka of South India.