Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple, Mallapuzhassery

Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple is a Hindu temple placed inside the village of Aranmula in the Pathanamthitta district of Kerala, India. It’s far devoted to Lord Krishna, an avatar of Vishnu, who’s worshipped as Parthasarathy, the charioteer of Arjuna in the Mahabharata. The temple is one of the 108 Divya Desams, the holy shrines of Vishnu revered with the aid of the 12 Alvar saints. The Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple is a lovely example of Kerala fashion architecture. The temple has four gopurams (gateway towers) and a big internal courtyard. The main shrine homes the idol of Lord Krishna, which is believed to be over 5,000 years vintage. The temple is famous for its annual Vallasadya, a grand banquet served to snake boat rowers at the eve of Ashtami Rohini, inside the Malayalam month of Chingam. The sadya includes over 60 sorts of food, all of which are donated with the aid of the devotees.

Another well-known competition on the temple is the Vallamkali (boat race), which is held at some stage in the Onam season. The race is a impressive sight, with loads of snake boats competing towards each other. The Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple is a famous traveler vacation spot, and is thought for its non secular and cultural significance. Mallapuzhassery is a village positioned near Aranmula. It is home to the Mallapuzhassery Sree Mahadevar Temple, a Shiva temple this is also a popular tourist vacation spot.

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How to reach

  • By Road: Aranmula Parthasarathy Temple is well connected by road from Chengannur, Pandalam and Pathanamthitta and you can take a bus from any of this place.
  • By Train: You can reach by train from any part of India. Nearest railwaystation is Chengannur Railway Station(10 Kilometers).
  • By Air: Aranmula Parthasarathy temple is only 116 Kilometres away from the Trivandrum International airport.
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How to reach

  • Nearest airport is Trivandrum International Airport
  • Nearest railway station is Chengannur¬†
  • Nearest bus stations are Pandalam and Pathanamthitta¬†
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