Thottipal Bhagavati Temple

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Thottipal Bhagavati Temple is a Bhagavathi temple located in Thrissur District of Kerala state. It is one of the 108 Devi temples installed by Parashurama. The temple was destroyed in the attacks by Tipu Sultan and was renovated in the late 19th century. [1] [2]

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  1. "Thottipal Bhagavathy Temple". Thottipal Bhagavathy Temple. Retrieved 10 December 2014.
  2. "Temples in Kerala". Retrieved 10 December 2014.