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Temples of Kerala


Three of the best known Krishna temples in Kerala are Guruvayur, Ambalappuzha and Trichambaram.

Ambalappuzaha is located south of Aalappuzha and is rich in legend and tradition.

Krishna is worshipped here as Unnikrishna or the child, although the image enshrined here is that of Parthasarathi.

Historically, this temple dates back to early 17th century CE. It is associated with the Guruvayur Krishna temple from the standpoint that the image of Krishna from Guruvayur was brought here for safekeeping during the raids of Tipu Sultan.

This temple is well known for the offering of the paayasam sweet dish during the afternoon worship service.

The annual festival at this temple is celebrated in the malayalam month of Meenam, concluding on the Tiruvonam asterism. On the ninth day, a grand feast is held in honor of the percussionists who play drums for the festival.