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Thrikkariyoor Mahadeva Temple is situated 4 km from Kothamangalam.This is considered as the last pratistha of Parasurama. This temple deserves a special mention, as it is believed to have the spirits of Lord Krishna and Lord Shiva. The rites and rituals are based on those of the Arya Dravida traditions. It is also believed to be the capital of Chera Dynasty.
Kothamangalam is a municipality in the eastern part of Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala. The town is in the foothills of the Western Ghats mountain ranges. The highway NH-85 Ernakulam – Madurai – Rameswaram passes through Kothamangalam.
Krishna is a major deity in Hinduism. He is worshipped as the eighth avatar of the god Vishnu and also by some as the supreme God in his own right. He is the god of compassion, tenderness, and love in Hinduism, and is one of the most popular and widely revered among Indian divinities. Krishna's birthday is celebrated every year by Hindus on Janmashtami according to the lunisolar Hindu calendar, which falls in late August or early September of the Gregorian calendar.
Shiva also known as Mahadeva is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is the supreme being within Shaivism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism.
Maha Shivaratri is a annual festival celebrated annually in honor of Lord Shiva. There is a Shivaratri in every luni-solar month of the Hindu calendar, on the month's 13th night/14th day, but once a year in late winter and before the arrival of Summer, marks Maha Shivaratri which means "the Great Night of Shiva".
Marudhachalamurthy Temple, Marudamalai is a popular 12th century hill temple dedicated to Hindu god Murugan, situated near Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. It is considered as the Seventh House of Lord Murugan. Like most Murugan temples, the temple is situated upon a hillock, part of the Western Ghats about 12 km west from the city of Coimbatore. Thai Poosam and other Murugan festivals are celebrated. The name 'Marudham' is derived from the native trees marudha maram present in the hill where the temple is situated and 'malai' in Tamil language is meant hill or mountain.
The ancient Sthaneshwar Mahadev Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva is situated in Thanesar, a holy town in the Kurukshetra district of Haryana. It was here that the Pandavas along with Krishna prayed to Lord Shiva and received his blessings for victory in the battle of Mahabharata. The ninth Guru, Shri Tegh Bahadur stayed at a spot near the Sthaneshwar Tirtha that is marked by a gurdwara just besides this temple.
Venkateswara Temple is a landmark Vaishnavite temple situated in the hill town of Tirumala at Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Sri Venkateswara, an incarnation of Vishnu, who is believed to have appeared here to save mankind from trials and troubles of Kali Yuga. Hence the place has also got the name Kaliyuga Vaikuntham and the Lord here is referred to as Kaliyuga Prathyaksha Daivam. The temple is also known by other names like Tirumala Temple, Tirupati Temple, Tirupati Balaji Temple. Lord Venkateswara is known by many other names: Balaji, Govinda, and Srinivasa.
Mazhuvannur Maha Siva Kshethram is an ancient Hindu Temple at Tharuvana in Wayanad district of Kerala state in south India.The presiding deity in the sanctum-sanctorum is Lord Shiva, other deities are Arayil Bhagavathy,sree durga,nandhi,Lord Ayyappa and Lord Ganapathi. This temple is situated on the highest peak in the areas of Karingari, Paliyana, and Tharuvana.Daily poojas are performed here from dates unknown. Famous Mazhuvannur Thekke Illam family members perform pooja here from ancient times till today.
Pindimana is a village in Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala.
Thrikariyoor is a village in Nellikuzhi panchayath in Ernakulam district in the Indian state of Kerala. Thrikkariyoor Mahadeva Temple is nearby.
Trikkur Mahadeva Temple is a rock-cut cave temple in Trikkur village in Thrissur District in Kerala believed to have been built in the 7th or 8th century. Being a cave temple, Buddhist and Jain monks uses the site to meditate alongside the Hindu monks. It is a protected monument under the Department of Archaeology, Govt of Kerala since 1966. The temple and its premises are now owned by Paliyam Trust which is managed by Kshetra Samrakshana Samiti.
Konetirayala Swamy Temple is a Hindu temple of Lord Venkateswara in the village of Keelapatla, Palamaner, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh, India.
Kappil Bhagavathy Temple is a famous temple in southern Kerala located at Kappil, Thiruvananthapuram.
Janardana Swami Temple is a 2000-year-old temple situated in the municipality of Varkala city in Trivandrum. It is also known as Varkala Temple. Janardana Swami is a form of Lord Vishnu. It is a very well known temple in Kerala about 10.9 km west of Kallambalam on NH 66 near sea, 25 km north of Thiruvananthapuram city, 8 km south of famous backwater destination Kappil and 2 km from Varkala Railway Station,14 km north west of Attingal municipality. It is situated near the Arabian sea shore.It is referred to as Dakshin Kashi. The temple is located close to the Varkala Beach, which is considered to have medicinal properties since the waters wash the nearby medicinal plants. It is also an important Ayurveda treatment center. The temple has an ancient bell removed from a shipwreck, donated by the captain of the Dutch vessel which sank near Varkala without causing any casualties.
Sunnal is a village in Belgaum district of Karnataka, India. Sunnal is a small village near Ramdurg, which is five kilometers from Ramdurg on Belgavi road, this village is famous for Maruthi Temple which has idol of lord Hanuman from ancient times. It is believed by thousands of devotees that by praying to lord Hanuman at Sunnal will be blessed twice by the lord Hanuman as his idol is seeing the devotees by both the eyes i.e., idol of lord Hanuman is in front facing towards the devotees. The Lord Hanuman temple of this village is popularly known as "Sunnal Hanumappa". Also the stretch of forest along Sunnal and Halloli Villages is a place comprising Bears. These are popularly known as "Sunnal Karadi" or "Sunnal Kaddi" in Kannada.
Nellikuzhi is a Grama panchayat in Kothamangalam Taluk, Ernakulam district, Kerala, situated on the Aluva-Munnar State Highway. It covers an area of 27.62 kilometres (17.16 mi), and is a suburban area of Kothamangalam town, situated 3.5 km away. Muvattupuzha and Perumbavoor towns are situated 15 km away from Nellikuzhy. Nellikuzhi is the hometown of Sri T. M. Meethian, Ex-MLA of Kothamangalam, a mediator in Kothamangalam Taluk.
Thirumittakode Anchumoorthi Temple is among the 108 Divya Desam of Vaishnavas and 108 Shivalayam of Shaivas. Temple is situated on the banks of the Bharathappuzha at Thirumittacode of Palakkad District in Kerala state in India. Along with Lord Shiva, this temple is equally associated with Lord Vishnu. The five statues - one for Lord Shiva and four Vishnu - are known here as Thirumattikodu five (Anchu) Moorthy Temple.
The Mithrananthapuram Trimurti Temple is a temple complex in Kerala, India. Mithrananthapuram Thrimoorthy Temple is a temple in Kerala where devotees can worship all the Trimurtis. Temple is located on the western side of Sri Padmanabhaswamy temple in Thiruvananthapuram.
Kandiyoor Sree Mahadeva Temple is an ancient Shiva temple situated in Kandiyoor near Mavelikkara on the banks of Achankovil river. Kandiyoor was once the capital of the Odanadu kingdom. The temple and region are related to the history of ancient Buddhism in Kerala. Kandiyoor Sree Mahadeva Temple is 1 kilometre (0.62 mi) west of Mavelikara town north of State Highway 6. It is spread across an area of 7.5 acres (3.0 ha).
Sri Vadaranyeswarar Temple, built by the Cholas during the 12th century, is regarded as a sacred Shaivaite temple in that it is one of the 5 majestic cosmic dance halls of Lord Shiva, known as "Ratna Sabai".
Padmavathi Temple is the temple dedicated to Goddess Padmavathi or Alamelumanga, the consort of Lord Venkateswara. The Temple is situated in Tiruchanur, at a distance of 5 km from Tirupati in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh, India. The Temple is being administered by Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams.
Cheruvattoor is a village in the municipality of Kothamangalam, in the eastern part of Ernakulam District, in the southern Indian state of Kerala. It is about 8 km (5.0 mi) from Kothamangalam, 8 km (5.0 mi) from Muvattupuzha and 16 km (9.9 mi) from Perumbavoor.
Sri Varahaswamy Temple or Bhu Varahaswamy Temple is a Hindu-Vaishnavite temple situated at hill town of Tirumala in Tirupati, Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh state, India. The Temple is dedicated to Lord Varaha, third incarnation of Vishnu's Dasavatharam. The temple is situated on the northern premises of Venkateswara Temple, Tirumala, on north west corner of Swami Pushkarini. This temple is believed to be older than the Venkateswara Shrine.