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Thrippakudam Siva Temple is a Hindu temple located at Thalayazham, a village near Vaikom, Kottayam district, Kerala, India.

Thalayazham village in Kerala, India

Thalayazham is a small village located in Vaikom Taluk, Kottayam district, Kerala, India.

Vaikom Municipality/Historical Town in Kerala, India

Vaikom is a muncipal town and a capital town of Vaikom Taluk, situated in the northwest of Kottayam district in the state of Kerala, India. The town is also noted for its role in the Indian independence movement for being the venue of Vaikom Satyagraha, a civil rights movement aimed at securing freedom of movement for all sections of society through the public roads leading to The famous Shiva temple situated here.

Kottayam district District in Kerala, India

Kottayam is one of the 14 districts in the state of Kerala, India. Kottayam has no city or muncipal corporation, but has six muncipal towns of Kottayam, Changanssery, Pala, Erattupetta, Ettumanoor, and Vaikom. Though the district is 65 km south to Kochi, it is located in an area with biggest diameter and population. It is the only district in kerala having no border with either the Arabian Sea or the other states.

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This famous and ancient temple of Shiva is several centuries old. The people here are totally devoted to him, even people from other religions also believe in him.[ citation needed ] The festival is on the time of February or March, in the Malayalam month of kumBham.

Shiva One of the principal deities of Hinduism.

Shiva also known as Mahadeva is one of the principal deities of Hinduism. He is one of the supreme beings within Shaivism, one of the major traditions within contemporary Hinduism.

Malayalam Calendar or Kollam Era is a solar and sidereal Hindu calendar used in Kerala and Tirunelveli district, Tamil Nadu in south India. The origin of the calendar has been dated as 825 CE.

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