Sree Kannampuzha Bhagavathy (Bagavathy) Temple is located in Chalakudy, Thrissur dist, Kerala. Its one of the most important temples in Chalakudy. Over looking the Chalakudy River, this temple is dedicated to Goddess Bhadrakali, other sub Deities include Lord Siva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Sastha. Thalappoli celebrated in Kumbham Month (Feb- March) is one of the important festivals in this temple, having elephant processions, melam etc, attracts hundreds of people.
No one quite knows how old the temple is. The temple has been recently renovated but the Kerala style of architecture is still intact.
Sree Dharma Sastha Temple Murikkungal is located on the way from Inchakundu to Kodaly. Its around 32 km away from Thrissur town. The easiest way to reach here from Thrissur will be through Pudukkad – Mupliyam – Inchakundu. You can also reach via Kodakara – Kodaly (just 2 km from Kodaly).
This temple is present in the Google maps so its easy to reach.
Below are some of the photos or pictures of this temple.
Thrissur Pooram is perhaps one of the largest and most spectacular poorams in Kerala. It was started in 1798 by Raja Rama Varma or Sakthan Thampuran. This happened when Temples from around Thrissur was denied access to the Arattupuzha Pooram when they came late due to heavy rains. Sakthan Thampuran put the temples into two groups “Paramekkavu side” and “Thiruvambady side”.
The Thiruvambadi side consists of Thiruvambady Sri Krishna Temple, Kanimangalam Sastha Temple, Laloor Bhagavathy Temple, Sree Karthyayani Temple at Ayyanthole and Nethilakkavu Baghavathy Temple. The Paramekkavu side consists of Paramekkavu Bagavathi Temple, Chembukkavu Bhagavathy Temple, Panamukkumpally Sastha Temple, Choorakkottukavu Bhagavathy Temple and Pookattikkara – Karamukku Baghavathy Temple.
This is a 36 hour long festival and if you haven’t seen Thrissur Pooram, please put this in your bucket list.
Below are some of the pictures or photos of Thrissur Pooram.
Thiruvullakkavu Sree Dharma Sastha Temple is located in Perumbillissery, near Cherpu in Thrissur district, Kerala. The diety Sastha (The deity is Lord Ayyappan in standing posture with arch and a bow), is considered as one who gives knowledge. This temple is very famous as the place where you can get knowledge and wisdom. Every Vijayadasami (Tenth day of Navarathri) day thousands of little children learn their first alphabets at this temple. Even on the other days children brought here and are allowed to start their way to education at this temple. The photos or pictures below were taken during the Vishu Pooram on 14th April 2017.
Arattupuzha Tharakkal Pooram happens in the evening the day before the famous Arattupuzha Pooram. To reach Arattupuzha temple, from Thrissur go to the Irinjalakuda route. This pooram meant for the local people, also attracts a huge number of people. Arattupuzha Sastha leads the elephant procession along with Pandi Melam. You can also see the procession of Thottippal Bhagavathy is in the accompaniment of Panchavadyam on the opposite side, in the end Oorakathammathiruvady also arrives.