Peruvanam temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and stands in a vast compound having tall walls. The temple exhibits a beautiful architecture featuring magnificently carved wooden panels and other embellishments. The temple was built by Saint Parashurama and is amongst the most important of the 64 Gramams built by him. Annual celebration of Pooram is the most important festival of the temple.
Thiruvullakkavu temple is accredited as one of the most significant temples of Thrissur district. The temple is dedicated to Lord Sree Dharma Sastha, the image of whom assumes a standing posture with an arch and a bow.
Arattupuzha temple dates back to 3000 years and is the host of the second oldest festival of the world Devamela, an occasion where all gods and goddesses assemble. The presiding deity of the temple is an embodiment of the divine potential of Guru Vasishta, who was the great master of Lord Rama.
Thayamkulangara temple is enlisted amongst the greatest temples of Kerala and holds historical significance. Both sides of the temple are dwelled by Brahmin families. Subramanian is the presiding deity of the temple. Thayamkulangara Pooyam is the main festival celebrated in the temple. The temple is also known as Kerala Palani.
Chathakudam temple is an ancient temple recognized for its 2300 years of antiquity and heritage. Sreedharma Sastha is the main deity of the temple who resembles Maha Guru Vishwamitra. There are 5 sub deities in the temple. 1428 year old festival Chathakudam-Peruvanam-Arattupuzha Pooram is the main event of the festival which is also the world's second largest Devamela.
Cherpu temple is another significant temple which is dedicated to Bhagavati, also referred as Bhoomi Devi. Peruvanam Pooram and Arattupuzha Pooram are the main festivals celebrated in the temple. During Navaratri all the lamps in the temple are lit for 10 days and the event is known as Niramala.
Other Temples of Cherpu
Other temples of Cherpu include Changarayil Temple, Ramapurm Temple, Bhuvanewari Temple, Hidumban Kovil Temple, Kodalur Temple, Mekkavu Temple, Pallisery Temple, Urakam Temple and Mithranandapuram Temple.
(Last Updated on : 03-03-2014)
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