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Sree Vaayillakkunnilappan Temple | Kerala, Palghat

Located at Palakkad, Sree Vaayillakkunnilappan Temple is one of the famous temples in Kerala. The temple complex is a combination of Lord Siva (Arddha Nareeswara Temple) and Lord Vishnu, along with Bhagavathy Temple. So it is assumed that the Siva Temple or the Vaayillakkunnilappan Temple dates before the Bhagavathi temple. The name of the place vayillyamkunnu is related to 'Vayillyam kunnil appan' of the 'parayi petta panthirukulam'.

Legend

The legend of Vaayillakkunillappan temple is related to the Parayipetta Pantherukulam (The Twelve tribes borne out of Parayi, an untouchable) story. The story is that Vararuchi, the court poet of Vikramaditya of Ujjaini, set out on a travel across mainland in search of a question that the King posted to him about Ramayana. Though he could find the answer, he also learnt that he was destined to marry a Parayi, an untouchable. So he convinced the

Architecture

The Ardhanareeswara Temple, along with Bhagavathi temple (which is just 100 m away) and Sree Melethrukovil Vishnu Temple are installed in a plot of 20.5 acres. The structure consists of Sreekovil, mandapam, chuttambalam with agramandapam, deepasthambhams, agrasala and sub-shrines

Darsan Info

Vaayillakkunillappan temple is open from 5 AM to 9 AM and from 5 PM to 7:30 PM.

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Darsan Dresscode

Kerala traditional wear is preferred at Sree Vaayillakunnilappan Temple.

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Pooja Samagri

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Culture

Palakkad has a glorious tradition of art and culture, especially in music. The region gave birth to many acclaimed musicians including Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavathar and writers like OV Vijayan. Its proximity to Tamil Nadu has infused a blend of cultures, but it has got a distinct character.

Language Spoken:Malayalam, English

Location and Contact

Sree Vaayillakkunillappan temple,Thiruvazhiyode, Kadampazhipuram, Palakkad, Kerala - 678 633

SreeVaayillakkunillappan temple is 27 km northwest of Palakkad town at Kadambazhipuram Kaavu Junction on Cherpulassery Road. A 500 metre long metalled road connects the temple to the junction.

Additional Info

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    Hotel Fort Palace +91 491 253 4621
    Hotel Indraprastha +91 491 253 4643
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Temple Rituals

TheVaayillakkunillappan temple lost some of its idols over a period of time. During the invasions from outside armies, the idols were uprooted and thrown into tanks. Even though they were later retrieved, the idol of Sree Ayyappa is missing. Only a sankalpa prathishta exists now.

Regular Offerings

Main offerings are jaladhara, sankabhishekam, pal-payasam and pushpanjali. Jaladhara and pushpanjali are the most favoured offerings.

famous Festivals

Feb \ March:- Pooram

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