Madiyan Kulom temple , Ajanoor: The famous Madiyan Kulom temple is situated at Ajanoor. It is placed at about five km from Kanhangad, which is the headquarters of Hosdurg taluk. The main deity of the temple is Bhadrakali. There are also some other deities like Kshetrapalan, Bhagavathi and Bhairavan. A peculiarity of this temple is that a Brahmin priest performs pooja only in the noon, while a sect or religion called Maniyanis performs the morning and evening poojas. The festival in the temple comes during the months of Edavam i.e. May-June and Dhanu i.e. December-January and on these days all the poojas are performed in connection with this festival.
Mallikarjuna temple: This temple is situated in the heart of the Kasargod town. This is one of the famous temples in kasargod district. The attraction of this temple lies in the temple festival and yakshagana.
>Ananthapura lake temple: This is the only lake temple in Kerala. This is also the Moolasthanam or original seat of Ananthapadmanabha Swami situated at Thiruvananthapuram. Which is placed at the distance of 5 km. from Kumbla. Local belief is that Ananthapadmanabha had settled down here originally. The industrial park of kinfra is situated here.
Perne:Out of the 28 Muchilottu Bhagavathi temples, Perne is the northern most. This is the only one situated at the direction of north of chandragiri seema and also in the vicinity of Ananthapuram. In the month of Meenam when pooram festival is celebrated the mass marriage organized at this temple, which is regarded as an unique features.
Trikkanad and Pandyan Kallu: This is a famous temple on the seashore situated near the Bekal fort. This temple is dedicated to lord siva, which is also known as dhakshina kashi. Pandyan Kallu is a rock rising in the sea about 2 km from trikkannad. It is an ideal place for adventurous swimmers. It has the legend that ship of one of the pandya king who attacked the trikkannad temple was converted into a rock by lord siva. Palakkunnu Bhagavathi kshethram is situated one km north of trikkannad. This is famous for annual bharani festival, which attracts thousands of devotees every year.
Tulur vanam:This is also known as Kekulom or the eastern place. This place near Panathur temple is sacred to kshethrapalan and bhagavathy. The eight-day annual festival, which is celebrated here at this place, attracts large crowd from all over the district as well as from Coorg.
(Last Updated on : 23-12-2015)
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