Ambalappuzha Sree Krishna Temple, Alappuzha, Kerala

When you pray at the Ambalappuzha Sree Krishna Temple, you kind of get the feeling that you are at the Guruvayoor Sree Krishna Temple. Apart from the [...]

Ochira Parabrahma Murthy Temple, Kollam, Kerala

The Parabrahma Murthy Temple at Ochira is unique in several aspects. To start with, this ‘temple’ is not a temple in the strict sense of the term. The [...]

Holy start to the New Year

I started the New Year by visiting three temples in Alappuzha and one in Kollam district. It was a family trip with my husband, kids, parents and sister [...]

Kumaranallur Devi Temple, Kottayam, Kerala

One of the most prominent Devi (Goddess) temples in Kerala, the Kumaranalloor Devi Temple is believed to be more than 2400 years old. It is also one of the [...]

Pathira Kunnathu Mana

Serpent worship is common among Hindus. It is particularly common among the Hindus of Kerala. The state has several temples dedicated to the worship of [...]

Cherpulassery Ayyappan Kavu

Cherpulassery Ayyappan Kavu is the most famous Ayyppan temple in the Malabar region (the districts Thrissur, Palakkad, Malappuram and Kozhikkode) of [...]

Lakshmana Perumal Temple at Thirumoozhikkulam

Lakshmana Perumal Temple at Thirumoozhikkulam is one of the four temples that devotees visit in the month of Karkidakam as part of the sacred Nalambalam [...]

Nhanghattiri Bhagavathi Temple

Situated on the banks of River Nila (Bharatapuzha), Nhanghattiri Bhagavathi Temple is one of the 108 Durga Temples consecrated by Parasuram. It is also one of [...]

The Importance of Sabarimala Pilgrimage

The Sastha temple is one of the ancient temples in Kerala and it is widely believed that the deity of this temple was installed by Parasurama. According to [...]

The unique customs and traditions of Sabarimala

Sabarimala follows several unique traditions. Before visiting the temple, pilgrims are required to observe austerities for 41 days. They are required to take [...]