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Sree Buddha at Bharanikkavu Devi Temple
Coordinates: 9°11′05″N76°32′40″E / 9.1846700°N 76.5445700°E / 9.1846700; 76.5445700 Coordinates: 9°11′05″N76°32′40″E / 9.1846700°N 76.5445700°E / 9.1846700; 76.5445700
CountryFlag of India.svg  India
State Kerala
District Alappuzha
  Official Malayalam, English
Time zone UTC+5:30 (IST)
Telephone code0479-233xxxx
Vehicle registration KL-31
Nearest cityKollam
Lok Sabha constituencyAlappuzha
Climate moderate (Köppen)
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Bharanikkavu temple
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Bharanikkavu Ayya
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Temple pond at Bharanikkavu

Bharanikkavu is a Panchayat in Alappuzha district in the Indian state of Kerala. [1] The Village by the same name is a part of it. [2] The name is derived from the historic Bharanikkavu Devi temple situated here.



The 2001 Census of India found that Bharanikkavu had a population of 15715, with 7374 males and 8341 females. [2]

Constituent Regions

Fast Growing Constituent Region


Educational Institutions & Libraries

Library: Grameena Grandhasala, Bharanickavu

Subhash Grandha Parayana Sala, Pallickal



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Religious Harmony & Festivals

The Temples of Bharanikkavu, the Churches of Kattanam, the Mosque in Choonad and the Budha statues represent the religious harmony of the panchayat.



St.Thomas Marthoma Church, Pallickal


bharanikkavu devi temple other festivals. 1. Meena Bharani Pongaala 2. Sivarathri Maholtsavam 3. Navarathri Mandapa Utsavam 4. Vruchika Chirappu 5. Ashtamirohini Uriyati

Monuments and Historic Significance

The statue of Buddha housed and worshiped at the Bharanikkavu Temple where is a protected monument under the Department of Archaeology.

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  1. Official Web site of Alappuzha District, Kerala State, India - A Quick Tour Archived 14 March 2011 at the Wayback Machine
  2. 1 2 "Census of India:Villages with population 5000 & above". Registrar General & Census Commissioner, India. Archived from the original on 8 December 2008. Retrieved 10 December 2008.